What's covered?

Finding cooking a bore? Want to bring out the adventurous cook in you? In just ten weeks meal times will never be boring again. This course will cover a variety of different cooking styles from Chinese to Caribbean giving you a taste of flavours from around the world.

We will guide you through the maze of ingredients available in the shops and encourage you to build up your stock of authentic flavours. This course will allow you to build your skills in cooking and will cater for individual tastes and preferences. Each session will consist of demonstrations, practical exercise and guidance from an expert. The focus will be on improving and expanding your existing cooking skills.

Ingredients are not included in the course costs. Students will need to bring the relevant ingredients to each session.

Please note: You must bring to each class the following utensils: 1 knife, 1 apron, a few pans i.e. one dip pan and one frying pan, containers to take food home, plus all the ingredients for each recipe.

The first recipe ingredients are as follows:

Chicken with Apple and Cream: 4 chicken breast, 4 eating apples, 100gms of butter, 1 bunch of spring onions, some fresh basil, 100ml white wine, 7gms or salt and black pepper, some nutmeg, 200ml of double cream, 15gms of plain flour, 15ml of brandy, 2 eggs. This recipe serves 4 persons.

Plus the ingredients for Triple Chocolate Brownies - 275gms unsalted butter, 85gms pecans broken into pieces, 85gms milk chocolate cut into large chunks, 85gms white chocolate cut into large chunks, 175gms plain flour, 1tsp baking powder, 4 large eggs lightly beaten, 1tsp vanilla essence, 325gms caster sugar.

What do you need?

No entry requirements.

How you are assessed

No assessment required.

How Long?

2.5 hours x 8 weeks from September 2014. Please note classes are term time only.

What course next?

Asian Cookery, European Cookery.

What could this lead to?

Other cookery courses. Hospitality & Catering courses.

Choose from the following options

Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

Can't find what you're looking for?

Courses can sometimes be run at different times subject to demand. CLICK HERE and let us know when is suitable for you.

logo-chandco

East Berkshire College uses Cookies. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume you are happy to receive cookies from this website

Browse courses

Select from any of the menus below below to find a course:

Search courses

Enter a course title or code

×
  1. Profile

    Your own personal space on our website. Add your picture, save your details for faster applications, and more.

  2. my Courses

    Any courses you click 'like' on are saved here for browsing later. You can also check the progress of courses you have already applied for.

  3. my Prospectus

    Create a personalised digital prospectus from the courses you have clicked ‘like’ on throughout the site.

  4. Help & Advice

    Questions? Visit our help centre for tips and information on how to get the most out of myEBC.

×