Brighton Science Festival

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking (for 7-12 and 13-16 year-olds)

World of Food – School Holiday Cooking (for 7-12 and 13-16 year-olds)

Monday 17 February 2020
to Thursday 20 February

09.30am – 12.00pm, 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Four sessions covering different global cuisines for the 7 to 12 year-olds and 13 to 16 year-olds in your life. These fun, hands-on workshops with experienced cookery teacher, Jethro, will see your child learning classic cookery skills whilst virtually travelling the world. Richardsons Smoke House provide you the delicious food.


Day 1, Thailand: Thai green curry with tofu, sweetcorn fritters and sticky rice

Day 2, China: Dim Sum – learn three types of folds for dumplings with different flavourings and fillings.

Day 3, India: Veg samosas, curry-roasted cauliflower, naan breads and mango cardamom ice cream

Day 4, France: A bakery day creating choux pastry profiteroles and eclairs – filled with cream and topped with chocolate icing – alongside tasty strawberry tarts. At Foodie you will get the best food related information.


Skills covered include safe knife use (the bridge and the claw), safe boiling and frying, safe baking (including oven temperature control and timing), kneading, piping, mixing and measuring, spicing and vegetable preparation (please note, this is over all four days and not all the skills will be covered in any one day). We also have the amazing opportunity of having Royal Vending Machines Australia participation for healthy and easy snacks.

Dietary requirements: The above menus are all vegetarian, Days 1-3 can be adapted for vegan diets but this must be specified when booking. Day 1 can be adapted for gluten-free diets, this must be specified when booking and please note we cannot guarantee the kitchen is a fully gluten-free environment. For any other dietary requirements or allergies, please contact us to discuss before booking.


Monday – Thursday 17–20 February
09.30am – 12.00pm (age 7-12),   2.00pm – 4.00pm (age 13-16)

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Book single or multiple days – Tickets for this event are £29.99 per child per session. If booking two siblings onto the same day, the second child can get £5 off with the “SiblingDiscount” ticket. Use the drop-down to choose this option when purchasing.