Young homeless people taught how to cook through Ready Steady Cook style challenges
- 14 Mar
Free creative cooking classes aim to teach young homeless people how to cook cheap healthy meals.
On a Tuesday at 6pm at the Foyer you'll find a makeshift diner for Free Food Tuesdays. The Foyer in Bath is a supported accommodation centre for young people affected by homelessness. On a Tuesday residents arrive for a weekly meal which teaches them how to cook healthy meals.
Through linking up with food charities Fareshare South West and FoodCycle, the Foyer is able to provide quality food and give young people the opportunity to come together and share a meal they've been able to create themselves, reports the Guardian.
Free Food Tuesdays helps young people learn how to make good food and understand how health home cooked meals are created. Teaching covers basic food hygiene to knife skills, cooking techniques, how to prepare foods and recipes and how to eat healthy and balanced diet. They also teach the young people how to budget and shop effectively.
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