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Successful Sauces

Successful Sauces


Being able to create your own sauces from scratch is one of the cornerstones of classic cookery.

This short course will cover both sweet and savoury sauces, from a classic sauce Diane and fresh egg custard, to a more complicated liaison sauce. During this course you will develop your skills and culinary palette to become more confident and successful in sauce making for sweet and savoury dishes.

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

This course is due to start in April 2021. You will attend college on Tuesday evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm, for one week.

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

What will I study?

You will discover the difference between flour-based, pan, emulsion, reduction and composite sauces, learning fool proof tips for culinary success.

You will study alongside like-minded people in classes delivered by our 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 our leisure courses the main emphasis is to come 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 £30. 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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