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Student Cookery
Student Cookery
Student Cookery

This course is aimed at young people who are about to leave home, or those wanting to improve their cookery skills.

Course Details

Going to uni, taking a year out, leaving home with the prospect of having to fend for yourself. Do you want to learn to cook “healthy” quick meals? That taste good enough to impress your friends.

Packed full of tips and ideas for cooking a balanced and varied vegetarian diet on a budget this course will cover: 

  • knife skills 
  • key vegetarian ingredients and how to get the best from them 
  • simple time saving cookery techniques  
  • lots of ideas for storage, saving time and money

During the evening we will prepare a variety of our favourite dishes from around the World. Learn how to make:

  • Authentic curry
  • Tasty pasta dishes 
  • Stir fries 
  • Quick snacks

This course is aimed at young people from 16-20 who are keen to learn new skills. No experience is necessary and each participant will receive a Student Survival kit of recipes to take home.
Time: 11.00 am - 2.00 pm

A really fun day - thank you

The day was fantastic & much more than I expected. Thank you.

10 out of 10!

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  • This is a past course but let us know if you'd be interested in this course in the future.

Dietary Suitability

    We will happily cater for those who are vegan, gluten-free or have other special dietary requirements. Please let us know ahead of time so we can plan accordingly.

    Skill Level
    •   Beginner

    Lydia Downey

    About the tutor

    Lydia is one of our lead tutors and specialises in World cooking.

    Lydia comes from a food loving family and learnt to cook from an early age with her Chinese mother. She has spent all her working life involved with food.  Lydia is an excellent teacher, with a wealth of knowledge and creativity to impart alongside a warm personality.