bronze & silver award

Cookery is always a popular choice for the Skills requirement of the DofE Award, and from our experience of cooking with young people, we know the sense of achievement they get from cooking great recipes, as well as building skills that will stay with them for life. 
 
We offer courses suitable for those taking part in the Bronze or Silver Award. For participants undertaking the 3 month option for their skills requirement choose one course, and for the 6 month option choose two courses from the following:
 
DofE Course 1
The recipes are delicious and nutritious and have become family favourites amongst our students. Course 1 is suitable for beginners. The course content is shown below:

Week 1

Introduction to Cooking/Omelette

Week 2

Stuffed Jacket Potatoes

Week 3

Pasta Bake

Week 4

Flat Bread Pizza

Week 5

Pancakes

Week 6

Teriyaki Noodles

Week 7

Chocolate Fridge Cake

Week 8

Minestrone Soup

Week 9

Scones - sweet/savoury

Week 10

Salmon Fishcakes

Week 11

Stir Fried Rice

 

Week 12

Cupcakes and buttercream icing

All recipes can be adapted to suit dietary requirements.
DofE Course 2
This intermediate course is suitable for students that have already completed Course 1, or who already have some cooking experience. The course content is shown below:

Week 1

Chilli con Carne

Week 2

Macaroni Cheese

Week 3

Leek and Potato Pie

Week 4

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Week 5

Thai Green Curry

Week 6

Carrot & Lentil Soup

Week 7

Apple/Blackberry Crumble

Week 8

Risotto

Week 9

Stuffed Peppers

Week 10

Chocolate Cheesecake

Week 11

Chicken Traybake

 

Week 12

Doughnut Muffins

All recipes can be adapted to suit dietary requirements.
DofE Course 4
This intermediate course is suitable for students that have already completed Course 2, or who already have some cooking experience. The course content is shown below:

Week 1

Chicken Milanese

Week 2

Quiche Lorraine

Week 3

Burgers and Wedges

Week 4

Chocolate Pots &
Shortbread

Lemon Cake

Week 5

Fish Tacos

Week 6

Tomato Soup &

Bread Rolls

Week 7

Pad Thai

Week 8

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Samosas

Week 9

Samosas & Raita

Week 10

Lasagne &

Garlic Bread

Week 11

Chicken Sriracha

 

Week 12

Profiteroles

All recipes can be adapted to suit dietary requirements.