Can't Cook, Need to Cook!
For those in desperate need of basic cooking skills.
Why take this course?
Do you panic at the thought of being asked to cook for family and friends? Is poaching an egg far beyond you, and are you clueless when it comes to which spices and herbs to use? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then we can help! This 'back to basics' course will give you the confidence you need to start cooking basic dishes well.
What you will experience
During the 8 weeks, you will cover topics such as:
- Food hygiene and safe storage guidelines
- Knife skills
- Vegetable preparation
- Cooking with eggs
- Cooking with meats
- Basic fish preparation and cookery
- Use of spices and herbs
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
What you will need
The cost of all ingredients is covered in the course fee, but students are expected to provide their own apron.
What you need to know
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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.