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Aspiring Young Cooks - 8-12 Years Old Part 2

Aspiring Young Cooks - 8-12 Years Old Part 2

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  • Tue 19 Jul ’16, 9:00am – 1:30pm
  • Wed 20 Jul ’16, 9:00am – 1:30pm


Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Course Fee including ingredients: $125.00

Part 2 courses are scheduled for 19 - 20 July and 27 - 28 September 2016 9am - 1:30 pm both days.

Part 1 courses are scheduled for 19 - 20 April 2016 and 12 - 13 July 2016. Further courses may be scheduled in September holidays if there is demand.

Part 2 course: The second in the series of school holiday cooking courses will give young students the opportunity to build on skills acquired in the first course. For children aged eight to twelve years. Includes ingredients.

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, they will make breakfast fritters, hamburger patties, oven-baked potato wedges and a mixed leaf salad. On the second day, students will make granola bars, pan fried fish, fresh tomato sauce, potato rosti (hashbrowns) and a classic green salad with optional variations.

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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