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A Taste of Mexico Cookery Course

A Taste of Mexico Cookery Course


The food of Mexico has the distinction of being one of the world's first fusion cuisines. It uses an alluring blend of flavours from the Spanish with those of this country's fascinating indigenous people. Mexican food is known world-wide for its hot and spicy kick, yet its truly authentic dishes have much more to offer than just heat!

This inspiring four week cookery course will develop your culinary flair and provide you with a range of Mexican recipes. The course allows participants to develop their culinary skills by experimenting with fresh local produce and explore quick and versatile methods to cook mouth-watering dishes. 

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course is due to start in May 2021. You will attend college on Tuesday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm, for four weeks.

The course takes place at St Helens College, Town Centre Campus, St Helens, WA10 1PP.

What will I study?

The course will allow you to explore various ingredients, develop basic skills in Mexican cuisine and encourage you to develop your own creative culinary ideas. You will learn new skills in culinary techniques to produce a range of dishes that could include:

  • Burritos
  • Tacos
  • Enchiladas
  • Mexican Mole
  • Churros

Course participants will be able to develop their awareness of Health and Safety relating to the preparation of food, food safety awareness, practical knife skills and stove control, whilst learning logical and coherent methods for producing Mexican dishes. You will study alongside like-minded people in classes delivered by friendly expert tutors and chefs.

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment. You will be given feedback based on your progress with suggestions and guidance for areas for improvement.

As with all of our leisure cookery courses, the main emphasis is to come along and enjoy.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements. The course is suitable for all levels of ability.

You will need to wear strong, flat sensible shoes and bring along an apron, tea towel, and an oven glove.

Please bring along a container to take what you have made home with you.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £120. The course price is inclusive of all of the ingredients that you will need for each session.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon completion, you will have developed and acquired knowledge to make authentic, delicious, fresh, flavoursome sauces to enhance your meals. You may wish to progress on to one of our other Colours Cookery School courses or alternatively you may wish to pursue an accredited catering qualification which will allow you to practice your skills in the trade.

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