Our Cooking and Independent Living Skills classes focus on promoting independence, encouraging choice and developing specific skills. Members plan and prepare lunch, then sit down together to eat.

Learning outcomes

• To gain valuable cooking skills
• To understand the benefits of healthy eating
• To become more independent
• To enjoy the experience of cooking
• To gain basic food hygiene qualification

What our members say

“My favourite recipe is Pitta Pizza’s, I can pick what toppings I like and I've even shown the people I live with how to make them!” AD
“I hate vegetables but if I cook them myself I do sometimes try to eat them at lunchtime.” AL
“I like it when we get to cook food from around the world like for Chinese New Year and Diwali.” JB