june, 2021

wed30jun6:30 pmwed9:30 pmClass OverLearn to Cook - 5 Week Course£300 - 5 week course - dates in the description6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Image of Jan Cron chopping onion at Fit Food classes at Food Sorcery, Didsbury

Class Description

We have created a learn to cook evening course aimed at getting people cooking more at home, for those aiming to boost their level to learn core skills – this is the course for you.  This course runs on the following dates:

Week 1/ Wednesday 30th June

Week 2/ Tuesday 6th July

Week 3/ Tuesday 13th July

Week 4/ Tuesday 27th July (please note no class on 20th July there is a 2 week gap)

Week 5/ Tuesday 3rd August

June each Tuesday evening for 5 weeks – although there is no session on the 20th July.

You will learn a broad range of skills taking you through from being competent in the kitchen by grasping basic skills to slightly more complex dishes.

There will be a maximum of 8 like minded people on the course each week. You can choose between this 5 week course or our three day version starting on June 9th.

Who is the course aimed at:

  • Adults with little experience or low confidence in the kitchen.
  • Home cooks that want to improve their range of recipes and skills.
  • Gap year students or those off to university that need survival skills.
  • Young adults wanting to master the core life skills of cookery.

Led by one of most loved chefs, who has a background in inspiring and teaching teenagers and young adults, this will be a fun filled day covering different skills which will give every student the knowledge and confidence to cater for friends and family.

Dishes on the day will cover easy, nutritious mid-week meals; dishes from different cuisines; batch cooking; with vegetarian / meat / fish alternatives.

Examples of what you’ll learn

  • Knife skills
  • Kitchen Hygiene & Food Safety
  • Making a Roux and uses of this technique
  • Making a ragu and the flexibility of this dish (meat or veggie)
  • Potato Skins
  • Mac n Cheese
  • Lasagne
  • Brownies
  • Alternatives to takeaways

In addition to the cooking, we’ll cover how to use leftovers to create tasty lunches, how to freeze things and safely defrost and reheat them, alongside how to shop efficiently and reduce food waste to zero.


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Cookery skills for life

5 Week Course - Check dates in the text 6.30 to 9.30pm

To book call - 0161 706 0505


George PhelanClassically trained chef of 35 years experience across Europe. From fine dining in Castles & award winning restaurants to cakes & casual dining, George loves seafood, honed from time in Ireland and Malta and is central to his cooking. Mediterranean and healthy eating with a focus on vegan & vegetarian dishes is also a passion. Most of all George loves to pass on his knowledge and lifetime of collected recipes.