Summary Cooking with Confidence - Part 1

    £595.00

  • Wed 28 Apr - Wed 2 Jun 2021 Show session dates/times
    • Wed 28 Apr 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 5 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 12 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 19 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 26 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 2 Jun 2021
      18.45-20.15
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  • Tue 28 Sep - Tue 2 Nov 2021 Show session dates/times
    • Tue 28 Sep 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Tue 5 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Tue 12 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Tue 19 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Tue 26 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Tue 2 Nov 2021
      18.45-21.15
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For enthusiastic amateurs who need a confidence boost, this 6 week evening course is ideal for those new to cooking or for anyone wishing to brush up on the foundations of cookery. We will teach you the fundamental kitchen skills to help you create simple weekday dinners, ideas for entertaining and successful baking techniques.

You will also learn to make the best use of store cupboard ingredients, and how to take handy shortcuts to make cooking achievable and enjoyable every day.

You will leave the course with a wealth of new skills, tasty and accessible recipes and the inspiration to keep on cooking with confidence.

For a list of the skills you will learn, and examples of the types of recipes you will cook, please click on the 'What You'll Learn' tab, above.

"Do I need to take these courses in order?"
We recommend that beginners take Part 1 before moving on to Parts 2 and 3.

However, if you feel as though the skill level suits you, you can take each part as a stand alone course. Please look at the techniques and recipes covered in the 'What You'll Learn' tab to see the skills covered in each part.

Feel free to contact the school on 020 8749 6400 if you'd like to check that the difficulty level is right for you.

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Allergies and dietary restrictions

Please call the school to discuss any relevant allergies with a member of staff. You can read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.


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What you'll learn Cooking with Confidence - Part 1

  • Knife skills
  • Baking
  • Soups
  • Sauces
  • Fruit preparation
  • Meat cooking
  • Fish cooking
  • Shellfish preparation and cooking
  • Custard and compotes
  • Vegetable cooking
  • Egg cooking
  • Slow cooking
  • Grain cooking

Sample recipes

  • Avocado fattoush with Zaatar crisps
  • Celeriac soup with a Cheddar, sundried tomato and basil scone
  • Gingerbread with vanilla mascarpone
  • Lamb tagine
  • Blackberry and dark chocolate pavlova
  • Soy glazed salmon
  • Black cherry and almond cake with clotted cream frosting
  • Turkish flatbreads
  • Prawns alla busara
  • Panettone bread and butter pudding

Practical info Cooking with Confidence - Part 1

What is included:

  • A Leiths apron
  • A Leiths How to Cook book
  • A recipe booklet
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance
  • We do the washing up!

What you need to bring:

  • Flat soled shoes
  • Long trousers and a long sleeved top are advisable
  • A notebook and pencil

Allergies and dietary restrictions:

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes are however unsuitable for people with particular intolerances – where the menu would need to be completely different. We need 10 days' notice to be able to properly check the class and adjust the order accordingly. Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

* All prices correct at time of publishing. Please note that prices are likely to change at the end of each financial year (April).

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    £595.00

  • Wed 28 Apr - Wed 2 Jun 2021 Show session dates/times
    • Wed 28 Apr 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 5 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 12 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 19 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 26 May 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Wed 2 Jun 2021
      18.45-21.15
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  • Thu 30 Sep - Thu 4 Nov 2021 Show session dates/times
    • Thu 30 Sep 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Thu 7 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Thu 14 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Thu 21 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Thu 28 Oct 2021
      18.45-21.15
    • Thu 4 Nov 2021
      18.45-21.15
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