Kitchen Confidence for School Leavers: Part I three day course


August 12, 2024 - August 14, 2024    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm




Ilia’s Kitchen Cookery School
Suffolk Food Hall, Ipswich, IP92AB

Event Type

Our Kitchen Confidence for School Leavers course is for 16 to 19 year olds. It has two parts and in each part you’ll learn a different set of recipes and essential cooking techniques. You can attend both parts, or pick whichever one is best for the recipes and cooking techniques that you’d like to learn. 

Whether you just want to improve your cooking skills for fun, or you’re off to Uni and would like to expand your cooking repertoire and independence, this course will give you a flying start.

You’ll learn how to create meals that are inexpensive, healthy and full of flavour. We’ll give you ideas on how to creatively utilise leftovers and provide essential tips on how to affordably keep a well stocked cupboard to ensure you can always put together quick, healthy and impressive meals with what you have at hand.

Some of the recipes you’ll learn in this course include:

Cooking with minced meat : how to make a simple Bolognese, meatballs, chilli con carne and burgers

Cooking with eggs: how to whip up an Omelette, make into a frittata or turn into a quiche

Cooking with Chicken: how to cook a whole roast chicken, a simple mid week tray bake and how to cook a quick pan roasted chicken fillet

Soup the ultimate comfort food: quick and easy to make, can be based on vegetables, bean/pulses and/or meat/chicken

Quick rise dough: soda bread and speedy pizza

Lemon and blueberry cake


Skills you’ll learn: Knife skills, handling chicken, cooking meat,  roasting, cooking with eggs, sauces, use of spices, cake baking, meringues, quick bread dough, shortcrust pastry,  pasta cooking, soup making.

You need to tell us in advance of any allergies or special dietary requirements.

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes however may be unsuitable for people with particular dietary requirements – where the menu would need to be radically different. Please feel free to call us before making a booking, to check if adjustments are possible.




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x Kitchen Confidence for School Leavers: Part I 12th-14th August
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