Cookery – One Day Korean Cookery Course

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 49 Conc £20 Full £72 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Saturday 10:00 - 15:00 1 MAC 29/02/2020 29/02/2020 FC2084

What will the course cover?

This course aims to teach learners how to cook authentic Korean recipes; learners will explore and discover a very rich diversity of different regions food, spices, herbs and cooking techniques..

Who is the course for?

This course is open to everyone who wuld like to cook and prepare genuine tasty Korean dishes. There are vegetarian options for all dishes too -just ask your tutor.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No particular skills are required over and above a reasonable understanding of cooking techniques, ability to follow a step by step recipe and a willingness and enthusiasm to develop your own culinary skills.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

• Prepare, cook and present 4 dishes (1 starter, 1 rice dish, 1 soup dish and 1 main dish) with flair and confidence. • Identify and select 4 essential sauces. • Identify and select at least 4 items of cooking equipment for Korean cookery. • Able to identify at least 3 herbs. • Apply Health and Safety procedures in a kitchen • Identify 3 exotic Korean vegetables and 2 fruits and demonstrate the quality points to look out for when buying them. • You will practice and develop your knife skills effectively by learning 3 different cutting techniques for vegetables and ingredients of Korean cooking. • Identify at least 3 Korean spices. • Evaluate the recipes of the menu completed.

How is the course organised?

You will be able to prepare and cook 3 dishes. Before the practical lesson the tutor will explain about the background of Korean cuisine and recipes as well as about Korean cooking techniques, spices, herbs and other ingredients. Most of the practical lessons in the classroom will be demonstrated by the tutor before learners will participate to prepare and cook the food. A recipe sheet will be provided to enable you to try out the dishes at home.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Outside the classroom, it will be up to you to develop the skills and knowledge you have been taught. Practicing at home really helps to build confidence.

How will my progress be assessed?

Produced recipes by students will be assessed by the tutor. Tutor observation and monitoring by going round while learners will be experimenting with the recipes and classroom discussion. Question and answer strategies will also be used in order to test learners cooking knowledge and skills. Your feedback and progress will be recorded in your Individual Learning Plan.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

After this course you will be able to experiment with spices to make your own unique meals with confidence using learnt skills. Further skills and broaden your cooking knowledge, experience and skills by joining another course within our curriculum, in order to develop your culinary skills.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

A list of ingredients will be given out along with the course information sheets PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE THIS. Basic seasonings ingredients: salt, pepper and sugar will be provided. Any queries about other ingredients, please contact your tutor via an e-mail provided on the Ingredients list sheet. Learners should provide their own apron and containers to take your completed dishes home in as well as used oil home. Learners need to leave all the utensils used by them, cleaned and in place. It is recommended that comfortable clothing is worn as well as sensible footwear due to the practical nature of the class.

What support is available?

Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available in the Guide or from teaching or Reception staff.