Cook along with Karen
Online class fun for adults or families
This is a Cook-along with-Karen class tailor made for you and your friends or colleagues. You might be having a special party such as a Hen's Do, 21st or a 50th and want to do something different!
Choose a fun menu to cook together on Zoom from the comfort of your own kitchen.
Learn some new recipes in an informal and interactive cooking workshop with full shopping list and instructions provided. Ask questions and get cooking tips from Karen to help you along the way.
Suitable for groups of friends or as corporate, team-building events with a difference.
Menu Options for the 1.5 hour session
Menu 1: Dumplings from Scratch (this is the most popular option) Sweet and Savoury Asian Dumplings made from scratch with a delicious dipping sauce
Menu 2: Italian Stallions - Tasty Mac n Cheese Muffins, Mouthwatering Meatballs, Perfect Pasta Sauce
Menu 3: Indian Feast - Homemade Naan Bread, Easy Chickpea or Chicken Curry and Fresh Raita Dip
You'll have the chance to choose your menu option during the checkout process.
- Students learn to make food from scratch, as well as a whole range of kitchen skills and have an interactive cooking class.
- Recipe and ingredients list to make the menu that they choose again and again.
- No, just shop prior to the class.
Aprons are a great way to join in with your team members.
Vendor since 2017
I am passionate about cooking and also keeping healthy. Cooking has always brought me joy, satisfaction and fulfilled a personal need for creativity. I left primary school teaching and began my own cooking business while living in London (2002-2010) because I wanted to share my skills and love of cooking with others.
Originally, I was providing practical kids’ cookery parties, and this evolved into teaching about healthy food, mostly in primary schools.
During this time, School Dinners hit the headlines because they were exposed as having poor nutritional value. This exposure brought further interest from schools that realised practical healthy food experiences needed to be held in order for early intervention in children’s health to occur.
I travelled widely, demonstrating and setting up practical experiences to teach basic cookery skills and provide food experiences for children, parents and teachers in greater London, employed by local councils, the NHS and individual schools. Teaching and demonstrating cooking was the most rewarding time of my working years. Some of the range of cooking experiences I was involved in have been;
- Facilitating cooking workshops for parents in the London Borough of Brent (2009-10)
This was a collaboration between the local council and the NHS. It focussed on tackling childhood obesity by providing weekly cooking sessions for parents. Parents were involved in cooking meals that were healthy, budget-friendly as well as ethnically and religiously inclusive.
- Teacher Training workshops (2004-2009)
These cooking workshops were run to inspire and present easy ideas for teachers to incorporate food and cooking within a classroom setting.
- In-school Cooking Workshops (2003-2009)
These were the most popular workshops and I ran them within the classroom setting and brought in all of the cooking equipment and ingredients. They were themed on Healthy Lunchboxes, Healthy Breakfasts and Healthy Snacks. In this format of hour-long sessions, I was cooking and demonstrating with up to 120 children per day.
I left London in 2010 to raise my young family back in Australia. As a passionate home cook, I love to involve my children now in the kitchen and prepare most of our meals from scratch, always learning new recipes and cooking techniques.
Full refund are available up to one week prior to class and after that it is applied as credit up to 48 hours prior to class. Come and Cook requires 48 hours notice re transfer or credit. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or class transfers. For cancellations prior to the one week cut off, email Come and Cook to organise a refund or transfer.
Please note for Zoom classes, a new class will be offered if the Zoom provided by us if it is not viewable due to problems with the internet provider or the link is broken.
We offer full refunds as long as notice is given at least one week prior to the class.
If less than one weeks notice is given, a credit will be given.
No refund is available less than 48 hours prior to the class.
If an unexpected illness occurs prior to the event, an alternate class will be offered .