University Food Survival

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This student cooking course helps to fast-track participants from clueless to cool in the kitchen and ensures a healthy start to life away from home. The emphasis is on learning in a fun and a relaxed environment. Using a minimum of equipment to fully reflect the ‘university student environment’.

This is a ‘hands on’ course and students will be paired up to help each other and give each other confidence.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Cook with confidence
  • Cook on a budget
  • Plan a menu
  • Understand hygiene in the kitchen
  • Appreciate the importance of food storage
  • Understand the benefits of healthy eating
  • Be able to cook for friends

Options available:

Courses are 5 hour modules and taught in groups of 4-6 participants.
Examples of the recipes for each module will include a minimum of 3 dishes:

  • Pasta sauces (vegetarian and meat)
  • Cooking with minced beef/ chicken/ pork
  • Stir fries (vegetarian and meat)
  • Easy baking
  • Soups
Module 1 Module 2 Module 3 Module 4
Carrot and coriander soup Leek and Potato soup Sweet corn soup Lentil soup
Pasta sauces Cooking with minced beef Stir fries, noodles and rice Jacket potatoes
Tomato Bolognese Chicken/ pork/ beef Tuna and sweet corn
Carbonara Cottage pie Vegetables Chicken and mushroom
Pesto Chilli con carne Bacon and onion
Apple crumble Banana cake Cookies Muffins

A minimum of 3 dishes will be made, but many more suggestions for how the ingredients can be used to create other dishes will be provided. The cost per module and per head is £75 and includes all ingredients and equipment, recipes and eating the food that has been prepared. Pick up and drop of to Havant station can be arranged.

If you have a group of at least 4 you can create your tailor-made experience and any of the above dishes can be selected. Please call Kathy to discuss a customised ‘student experience’.


Ed Locke
The course covered a diverse range of basics which I can go on to use for a great range of dishes. The course also covered useful tools for university student cooking and ways to keep costs down.
Joseph Massey
Excellent for university preparation. Quick, easy, cheap and tasty meals! Learned a lot in a short space of time

To arrange your experience with Food Fiend Experience, simply click the book now link below and fill in the form with your requirements and I will contact you as soon as possible to confirm the dates and arrange payment.

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