Taste of France - Provence

This course will take you on a culinary journey through Provence; a region on France synonymous with sunshine and a relaxed approach to life. The six week course will highlight the best in seasonal ingredients, with a variety of dishes that can be adapted to your personal tastes and preferences. You will learn how to create versatile meals that can be served for informal family occasions, or adjusted to serve as part of a dinner party.

Course Content

You will learn some basic cooking skills and basic hygiene and health and safety principles. The following recipes will be made but could be subject to change due to tutor?s discretion and the availability of ingredients:
Week 1: Onion and anchovy tart (Pissaladiere),

Week 2: Soupe au pistou (sort of pesto), ratatouille
Week 3: Cod brandade with tapenade crust, Provencal vegetables tian
Week 4: Thyme buttered chicken breast with fennel gratin and Provencale new potatoes
Week 5: Daube Provencale (Provencal beef stew), fig gratin with almonds
Week 6: Hazelnut and pine nut tart, melon with meringue

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

This course is aimed at students of beginner to intermediate level. Confident cookery skills are beneficial but a love of cooking and preparing food is more important.

Assessment Methods

The tutor will work where possible on a one to one basis to assess your cooking skills and give advice on how to improve. You will have an Individual learning plan to record your progress and the tutor will give you a feedback on your progress. You will be taught by clear demonstrations in the group and one to one teaching.

Additional Information

Online classes: you will receive a full list of ingredients and equipment to resource for the duration of the course at least 10 days before the course starts.