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Cooking: Lentils – Types, Recipes and How to Cook Them

Discover the wide range of ways lentils can be used to make delicious and economical dishes. Explore different kinds of lentils and create recipes that make the most of this versatile and nutritious food staple. All ingredients included in course fee.


The lentil is perhaps the world’s most versatile and indestructible food. It has significant health benefits from lowering cholesterol to supporting weight loss – and lentils are delicious when cooked well. Enjoy this half-day course that will show you how to cook lentils properly and make the most of this nutritious staple ingredient. Discover spices to complement and enhance lentils and create some mouth-watering dishes.

All ingredients included in course fee.  Please bring your apron, a couple of teatowels, a sharp knife and leak-proof containers to take your food home in.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:

  • Recognise some different types of lentils.
  • Cook some delicious lentil dishes.
  • Understand some spices that will work well with lentils.
  • Follow simple recipes.

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".

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