Cooking is a basic life skill that everyone can learn. This skill is vitally important if you are living independently. It will definitely be helpful in some point of life.When it comes to saving money, cooking at home can save you plenty. Cooking can also promote good health. It can be a way to socialise along with promoting personal creativity and satisfaction. Get the kids involved and make it a fun activity, connect with family, friends and help build everyone’s skills.
Cooking doesn’t need to be difficult or time consuming – it can be a rewarding experience. Start with something simple and quick and then practice. The more you cook the easier it becomes and the more confident you will become.
Step by Step – Picture Cookbook
You can follow these step by step cookbooks to prepare healthy meals. This cookbook is separated into two parts and contains simple recipes that are easy to follow.
Step By Step Cook Book Part 1
Step By Step Cook Book Part 2
Cooking videos, recipes and articles
You can watch videos on how to prepare or cook food at the following websites:
Community cooking classes
Community centres provide free or inexpensive cooking classes; you can book online or by phoning the community centre to find out more. Some of these classes are free and others there are a small co-payment (some may be $5 – $10 for a class). You can attend these classes in a safe environment, meet new people and learn how to prepare healthy nutritious food.
Look up your local community centre to see what is happening.
WEA run cooking classes and provide concessional rates
Ministry Of Food Australia ‘pop up’ offer classes at a small fee