Asian Cookery Course

Ref: C2526420

This Indian cookery course will take you step by step through key spice ingredients which can be blended to make fragrant combinations which are the basis of delicious Indian dishes. You will discover the skills of how to make a range of dishes that will impress your family and friends. You will also gain knowledge of the origins of these Indian spices that are native to certain regions of Asia. These skills can be used to develop confidence and become self-employed or to gain employment within the catering industry.

Additional information about this course

To enrol on this course students must contact Tees Valley Women's Centre (01642) 296166 for the pin number to enrol onto this course. This is so the centre can check if child care is necessary whilst student is on the course.

Course aim

To give the students, the skills to be able to prepare and cook a range of Indian dishes

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to use kitchen equipment safely and maintain food hygiene
  • Demonstrate the preparation of key spices
  • Follow recipes to create Indian dishes
  • Demonstrate how to substitute ingredients for vegetarian and healthier options
  • Recognise different spices

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • The tutor will inform you know prior to each lesson what you will need to bring. For the first session nothing is required

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre-reading is required however, if you’d like to look up recipes that you’d like to try, we can then do those as a group in class

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Asian Cookery Course

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This course is funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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