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Healthy Cooking Fundamentals

A practical course to take your cooking skills from dull to delicious
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 17m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Do you want to be more confident creating your own healthy meals? Do you want the kitchen to be a source of curious learning rather than a stressful deadline? Join this course to learn culinary skills from Chef Nic DeMuth that will take your cooking ability to the next level. 
There are a three key skills that most home-cooks don’t use that will turbocharge your enjoyment, confidence and ability in the kitchen: Mise en Place, creating a flavor base using salt and oil as tools and building your meal in layers. Your teacher, Chef Nic, a New York-trained health supportive chef and founder of the Up Beet Kitchen, shares these skills and many more, along with liberal splashes of his favorite cooking tips that are guaranteed to elevate your kitchen prowess. 

Nic applies these skills though a delicious cashew curry recipe. At the end of the course the final test is for you to create the meal yourself and apply the skills you learned along the way. 
In just two hours you can complete this course having cooked a delicious dinner or lunch. 
BONUS MATERIAL: We have included an extra mini-series which will help you navigate which tools and equipment you absolutely need in your kitchen and which ones work best. 

You will learn

✓ Read a recipe to make your life easier
✓ Keep your food safe from harmful bacteria and disease
✓ Save time and reduce stress by preparing ingredients before you cook
✓ Confidently and safely use a knife and know how to keep it sharp
✓ Use chef skills to build the most flavor in your cooking
✓ Stop your food from burning by using deglazing techniques
✓ Plate, garnish and present a meal that looks as delicious as it tastes
✓ Apply all of these skills by cooking a simple and tasty curry


• Basic knife skills (slicing, chopping, dicing, etc.) How to bring a pot of water to a boil. Have access to basic cooking equipment: Stove top, large saucepan, wooden spoon, chef knife, chopping board

This course is for

• This course is for home cooks looking to improve their cooking abilities.
• This course is not suited for advanced chefs.
Health Supportive Chef, Founder of The Up Beet Kitchen
Health Supportive Chef trained in New York, Critical Care Nurse, Special Forces Medic. 

In the hospital over the last five years, I have seen a dramatic rise of diet-preventable disease in my patients. To equip my patients and other families with the skills they need to use food as medicine, I founded The Up Beet Kitchen. It’s an online cooking school and meal planner designed to put health back in your hands. 

I’d love to hear your story about health, food and cooking. 
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 17m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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