Date(s) - 08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
This 5 day intensive hands on course focuses on plant based cuisine. This class is suitable for professional chefs and home gourmands wanting to learn more about a plant based cuisine and lifestyle.
Day 1 (Introduction/Attitudes Towards Vegetables/Creating Sensational Salads)
Discussion: start with a quiz. Different types of plant based diets, breaking the myth, why choose vegetarian.
Balsamic roasted beetroot & orange with caramelised walnuts
Kale and cabbage slaw with crispy tofu and ginger miso vinaigrette
Roast pumpkin with rocket, homemade dukkah and smoky aubergine dip
Assignment: Motivation for attending the course and what you hope to achieve
Day 2 (Basics of Plant-Based Nutrition/ Substituting Protein)
Discussion: Daily protein needs, protein in plants, complete protein (amino acids etc). Brief discussion on fats, minerals and vitamins.
Quinoa & broccoli pilaf with crispy tempeh
Classic dal tadka
Tamarind tofu steaks with coconut Sriracha sauce
Assignment: Menu planning exercise (theme tbc)
Day 3 (The Vegan Diet)
Discussion: Veganism as a subset of vegetarian diet, what it means, dairy-free substitutes, healthy vegan diet vs vegan junk food.
Creamy mushroom and herb pate
Vegetable no-butter masala
Dark chocolate mousse with berry coulis
Assignment: Research dairy alternatives and come up with one recipe.
Day 4 (Raw Vegan Diet)
Discussion: What is a raw vegan diet and its benefits? What tools and equipment are needed to set up a raw kitchen?
Seaweed marinara dehydrated snack
Mock salmon mousse
Carrot power bliss balls
Green papaya salad
Assignment: Change a cooked recipe into a raw recipe.
Day 5 (Putting it all together)
Discussion: Summary of what we’ve learnt, questions, feedback
Mystery box challenge (we give each of them same ingredients and they need to put together 3-course meal in 2 hours using the techniques they’ve learnt)
Evaluation of dishes by judges
Certificates and finish
These classes are enrolled as a whole series. Each participant will have their own cooking station and they will work individually except where stated.
Bookings are closed for this event.
To book a private class or to enquire on other payment methods, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 97631483.