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Aspiring Young Cooks - 8-12 Years Old Part 1

Aspiring Young Cooks - 8-12 Years Old Part 1

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  • Tue 12 Jul ’16, 9:00am – 1:30pm
  • Wed 13 Jul ’16, 9:00am – 1:30pm


Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Course Fee Including ingredients: $125.00

The Part 1 courses are scheduled for 19 - 20 April 2016 and 12 - 13 July 2016 9am - 1:30pm both days. Further courses may be scheduled in September holidays if there is demand.

Part 2 courses are scheduled for 19 - 20 July and 27 - 28 September 2016.

Part 1 course: The focus will be on cooking healthy meals that appeal to the young palate and are associated with eating out and treats. The first dish will be enjoyed as morning tea. The students will then prepare, serve and enjoy the main dish and accompaniments for lunch.

Course outline:
- Kitchen and food safety
- Reading recipes
- Measuring ingredients
- Preparation and basic knife skill
- Basic food science and nutrition relating to dishes
- Serving food
- Cleaning up after cooking

On the first day, students will cook an omelet and a Mexican meal comprising tacos, spicy mince, guacamole and salad. On the second day, they will make a frittata, chicken satay with stir fried vegetables and steamed rice.

Places are limited to 12 children per course.

Cost of ingredients is included in the course fee. Students should bring the following (preferably labelled) equipment:
- two tea towels
- apron
- vegetable paring knife
- cook's knife
- containers or bags for leftovers
- knives should be sharp to avoid cuts and accidents

Please notify the office by email of any food allergies and intolerances when booking for the course: info@selwyncomed.school.nz. If you have any queries, please telephone the office on 5219623.

Our Mission: To provide quality adult and life long learning opportunities which empower individuals in their personal lives and as members of society.

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