Events

Easy Peasy cooking program

Details

Date 25 May 2017

Time 10:00 AM

Contact

Jackie Armstrong

Address 346 Macaulay Road., Kensington, Victoria

Phone 03 8378 1274

Email Jackie.Armstrong@visionaustralia.org

Overview

Date: Tuesdays or Thursdays

Time: 10.00am – 12.00 noon (depending on availability)

Contact: Jackie Armstrong

Address:
Vision Australia Kensington, 346 Macaulay Road, Kensington VIC

Phone: 03 8378 1274

Email: Jackie.Armstrong@visionaustralia.org

 

Overview:

Come and experience our Easy Peasy all-inclusive 8 week cooking program, designed for adults of all ages and abilities who are blind or have low vision. Socialise with others in a similar situation whilst learning new skills, recipes and strategies to safely participate in meal preparation at home. 

 

You will learn:

  • How to safely and independently mobilise around the kitchen space
  • Strategies to accurately identify items
  • Efficient and safe cutting skills
  • How to access and store recipes
  • How to identify and recognise ‘safe zones’ of appliances (ie: stove tops or ovens)
  • How to accurately measure hot and cold liquid safely
  • How to safely handle hot food
  • How to engage in hygienic food preparation and identify when food is cooked thoroughly
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