Around the World in Five Cuisines: French, Chinese, Caribbean, American and English High Tea

539 TUTOR: Meliny Tim (The Kitchen Club)

Grab your passport, pack your adventure taste buds and let's go cooking 'around the world'. Throughout the week, you will learn to cook a starter, main and side dish from five different cuisines. You will also learn where different foods come from, knife skills, cooking techniques, including how to cook to maintain the health benefits of fresh ingredients, and how food works in our bodies. By the end of the week's taste journey, you are bound to have some favourite recipes that will follow you for years to come and help you eat well for life.

2 PM
PM course

Course Notes

Throughout the week you will learn different knife skills; cooking techniques; how to cook to maintain the health benefits of the fresh ingredients; food provenance and how food works in our bodies.

By the end of the week's taste journey, we hope you'll have some firm recipe favourites that will follow you for years to come and Eat Well for Life!

We provide all the ingredients, equipment, cutlery and crockery - you just need to provide the enthusiasm! Children will bring home a booklet of all the recipes that they will have cooked in the week. Packaging will be provided for the children to bring home all the food that they will have cooked.

In between cooking, the children will also have some craft activities to learn more about the culture behind the cuisines e.g. making Chinese Lanterns and Learning to write their names in Chinese.

Our delectable menus may include:


Starter - Nicoise Salad

Main - Coq-Au-Vin

Side - Garlic and Herb Escargot


Starter - Chicken and Sweetcorn Soup

Main - Sweet and Sour Pork

Side - Vegetable Spring Roll with sweet chilli sauce


Starter - Plantain with Pineapple Chutney

Main - Caribbean Jerk Chicken with coconut and bean rice

Side - Pineapple and Mango Coleslaw


Starter - Buffalo Wings

Main - Monster Burger

Side - Corn Bread

English High Tea

Starter - Scones 2 ways and Homemade Strawberry and Rhubarb Jam

Main - High Tea Sandwiches

Side - Victoria Sponge Cake

Course Tutor

Meliny Tim

Meliny Tim

The Kitchen Club

About Meliny

Meliny Tim is a trained nutritionist who wants everyone to be food savvy and love REAL food! Meliny grew up on a vegetable farm in South Africa and believes we should know where our food comes from and how to utilise all its health benefits. She is passionate that children should develop a healthy relationship with food from an early age and learn to cook real food to eat well for life.

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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 11 Jul - 15 Jul

WK 2 18 Jul - 22 Jul

WK 3 25 Jul - 29 Jul

WK 4 1 Aug - 5 Aug

Morning Courses

9.15AM to 12.15PM

Afternoon Courses

1.45PM to 4.30PM

All Day Courses

9.15AM to 4.30PM