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Flavours from the Earth - Veggie and Vegan Cookery


This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

This fascinating cookery course will help develop your knowledge of vegetarian and vegan cookery. Vegetables and grains can be cooked in a variety of creative and diverse ways to bring out the best and most satisfying flavours imaginable. Tempting dishes such as Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagna, Sweet Potato Dahl, Salt and Pepper Tofu, Vegan Brownies, plus many more, prove that vegan or vegetarian food can also be vibrant and taste great.

During the course, you will use a variety of local products, spices and herbs to prepare and cook a selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes. You will also develop an understanding of how to prepare and cook foods using a variety of techniques in creating, balance, texture and taste.

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

This course is due to start on Thursday 26th May 2022. You will attend college on Thursday 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?

You will be presented with a range of recipes and some of the dishes may include:

  • Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagna
  • Sweet Potato Dahl
  • Button Mushroom Risotto
  • Salt and Pepper Tofu
  • Chickpea and Coriander Burger with Aquafaba Mayonnaise
  • Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Roast Cauliflower Tempura
  • Rice Pudding with Pear and Berry Compote
  • Vegan Brownies

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 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 and a tea towel.

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

What are the course fees?

You may be eligible for Community Learning funding if you have not recently participated in a similar Community Learning programme, or received any other recent government funded training.

There are a number of fee options for this course including:

  • If you are unemployed - FREE
  • If you are employed - £30
  • If you are not eligible for Community Learning - £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 on to our other Colours Cookery School courses or alternatively you may wish to pursue an accredited qualification in this subject which will allow you to practice your skills in the trade.

I'm interested in this course, what should I do next?

If you would like to submit an application to study this course, simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

Ref: Jen McGill

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