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Basic Cooking Skills, May 2022

Join us to gain confidence in the kitchen and learn new skills!

  • Started 10 May
  • Unit 6, Greenwich Center Business Park, 53 Norman Road, London SE10 9QF

Course Description

Bored of the same 3 or 4 meals week in, week out? Looking to brush up on your cooking skills? If so then this is the course for you. Aimed at those who lack confidence when cooking, we will cover essential basic cooking skills to help you cook more from scratch, understand cooking terms and techniques, and understand how different ingredients interact with each other. You'll save money and be healthier. By the end of the course, you will be able to: Demonstrate and apply basic knife safety and handling Demosntrate methods of grilling, basting, boiling, blanching and refreshing, dry fyring, braising and baking Explain how and why we marinade Identify different types of flour and their uses Understand a range of different culinary terms and techniques Demonstrate how to prepare vegetables Prepare 5 new recipes that can be used in a variety of recipes

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Contact Details


Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency (GCDA), Norman Road, London, UK

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