Healthy cooking – Zero Waste – Free cooking course

February 28, 2022 - All Day

Event Location

Enderby Adult Learning Centre

Townsend Rd,
Enderby, Leicester,
Leicestershire,
LE19 4PG

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Food waste is a significant contributor to climate change, and wasting food that we could have eaten costs the average household in the UK over £700 a year.

Course summary:

You’ll be cooking from home along with your course tutor and classmates. You will learn how to cook healthy meals from scratch and the ability to bulk out meals using vegetables and pulses as well as how to make the most of your leftovers thereby creating zero waste. There will be a discussion topic each week where you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Classes start at 7pm and are held weekly on Thursdays.

Experience/Skills required to join this course:
None required, just enthusiasm and willing to have a go.
What is the course about?
The course will be learning basic cooking techniques, how to save money by planning meals, preparing a shopping list and reusing food. Cooking tips on batch cooking/freezing. This is a relaxed, fun course where the emphasis is on having an enjoyable time as well as learning about healthier eating options and creating zero waste. You will learn: Basic cookery skills and culinary vocabulary; demonstrate an awareness to budgeting and to minimise waste at home; adapting recipes using a variety of foods; become more confident in your own ability; having a better understanding of planning and organising meals; gaining awareness of the importance of fridge organisation and temperatures.
For the session/s you will need:
Note pad and pen to take notes if you wish, apron, dish cloth, scouring pad and 2 tea towels. You will also need containers to take your food home in. Recipes will be sent to you prior to the course.
Additional costs and/or resources:
Learners will be notified of ingredients required before each session. Further information will be sent to you prior to the course start.

To enquire / book a place please visit: https://lals.abscloud.co.uk/PSWebEnrolment/webenrolment.aspx?page=~/webcontrols/coursedisplay.ascx&CourseInformationID=2652