Cookery - Indian Vegetarian Improvers (Cheney School)

Course code: ICXR005P

Subject area: Cookery

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

7:00pm - 9:00pm


9th Jun 2021 - 7th Jul 2021

Cheney School

Contact details

01235 555 585

You will learn how to make home cooked nutritious and healthy traditional Chinese vegetarian meals, all from scratch using fresh ingredients. You will develop your culinary skills, wowing your family & friends with the delights of a real- life Chinese home kitchen.

Classic Chinese flavours are all about how to make simple Chinese food with a very few ingredients & mouth-watering dishes. This is where you’ll start and with very little cost.

You’ll learn how to cook multiple dishes; Vegetable curry, honey potatoes, spring rolls & Manchurian with fried rice!

This is a fun, easy course that needs your commitment to learn. You’ll learn endless tips and hacks for replicating these traditional dishes for yourself at home.

Your teacher has 60 years of home- cooking experience behind her and more than 20 years of teaching in Oxfordshire.

vegetables curry
honey potatoes
Chinese Spring Rolls
Manchurian with fried rice

Please bring the following ingredients on the first session:

• A head of broccoli
• Malt vinegar
• 1 red pepper
• 1 green pepper
• Salt
• black pepper
• corn flour
• soya sauce
• Brown sugar
• 2/3 Potatoes
• 1 red onion
• spring onions
• Garlic
• A piece of cabbage
• button mushrooms
• cooking oil
• white sesames seeds
• small red fresh Chilli
• honey
• Hard Cabbage
• Self raising flour
• Chilli flakes
• Ketchup

Please also bring the following equipment:
• Wok
• Knife
• Tea towel
• kitchen roll
• Spoon
• small bowl
• Container/s to bring you food home in
• An empty jar for the used oil

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

We offer variety of cookery courses, do take a look at our website for details.
Basic kitchen skills will be an advantage; knowing how to wash, chop and prepare basic dishes will help but are not essential.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2020 prior to starting the course.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2020 prior to starting the course.
The cost of ingredients for each week will be no more than £10.

Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply. As the rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can also visit the Course Fees & Finance page by searching 'Fees and bursaries' at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tution Fee: £70.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £70.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £42.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £42.00

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
Your learning will be assessed individually over the term via the monitoring of cooking practices, tasting of your dishes and questions and answers. You will have to opportunity to watch demonstrations and be offered ongoing advice to help improve your skills.