Course Outline

The best way to become a good cook is to learn basic cooking techniques. Once you learn how to handle these fundamental techniques, you will be able to handle most recipes. Cooking is not just about is about how to take ingredients and make them taste as good as possible. This course uses simple but contemporary recipes to enable even the most reluctant cook to produce delicious home-cooked meals with ease.

As you read and interpret recipes, develop your basic cooking skills as you select fresh ingredients; clean and chop vegetables; learn correct baking, boiling, blanching, roasting, baking, sauteing, frying and steaming techniques.

PLEASE NOTE: this course is not suitable for vegetarians.

Ideal for...

Absolute beginners as well people who have some skills, but want to get the skills to make a full meal from scratch.


  • Gain basic cooking skills to make a complete meal.
  • Develop confidence following a recipe.
  • Gain skills selecting and chopping ingredients.

What to bring

  • Tea Towel and Apron
  • Oven mitts
  • Takeaway containers for any leftover food

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.