A Taste of The Mediterranean
Mediterranean cooking is both quintessentially classic and contemporary. It is one of the most flavourful, fresh and varied cuisines - not to mention one of the healthier styles of eating.
This stimulating cookery course is intended to develop culinary flair and allow you to conjure up a compilation of fine Mediterranean recipes that will transport you back to warmer climates and pleasant holiday memories.
You will cover a mix of Mediterranean cuisine, full of rich flavours from Spain, France, Morocco, Greece and neighbouring countries.
Whether you are an amateur cook or a food lover, on these enjoyable short cookery courses, you will be taught alongside likeminded people by passionate chefs with significant experience.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
This course will commence on Thursday 22nd February 2018. You will attend College for four weeks every Thursday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.
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 and develop the basic craft skills of Mediterranean cookery, encouraging you to develop your own creative culinary ideas whilst using quality ingredients.
Some dishes and recipes that you will cover may include:
- Baked fish with fennel and aioli
- Lamb tagine with couscous
- Freshly baked Pitta bread, tzatziki, roasted tomato and feta salad.
Course participants will also 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.
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.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
There are no formal entry requirements, as with all of our leisure cookery courses, the main emphasis is to come along and enjoy. 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. You can take home your creations to enjoy.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
You may wish to progress onto another of our Colours Cookery School courses or alternatively you may wish to pursue an accredited qualification in Catering which will allow you to practice your skills in the trade.