Essentials of Cooking Fine Food at Home

Join our Essentials cookery programme that will help transform your cooking skills at home.  Runs over 4 sessions

We start with working on knife skills to give you more confidence with slicing and chopping.

An overview of classic stocks will help you understand how these are the foundations of delicious sauces.  We will learn about marinades and and emulsions  as well as cookery techniques such as sautéing, roasting, braising, steaming and grilling.

As you progress through the cooking sessions, you will learn how to trim and joint a chicken and prepare the different cuts; fillet fish and transform it into different meals and much more.

The recipes are fast, classic and interesting and can be cooked at home for dinner or for that special dinner party.

You will receive a workbook with recipes and explanations of techniques and cooking tips, NZSFW apron and a certificate on completion at the conclusion of the course.

View more of Celia Hay's recipes 

Course Requirements

Aged 17 and over

Part Time | 4 Nights

Part Time | 4 Nights

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