Cooking is a basic life skill that everyone can learn. When it comes to saving money, cooking at home can save you plenty and cooking can also promote good health. It is a way to socialise along with promoting personal creativity and satisfaction. It is a fun activity to get kids involved, 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:
Within the community there are going to be opportunities for free or inexpensive cooking classes.
Look up your local community centre to see what is happening.
City of Marion – Health and Wellbeing
WEA run cooking classes and provide concessional rates
SA Community Foodies, is a South Australian nutrition program that aims to build the capacity of individuals and communities to make healthier food choices by training and supporting volunteer community members or ‘foodies’. UnitingCare Wesley Bowden (UCWB) is managing the delivery of the SA Community Foodies Program.