Course Info

Eileen realises that there are a lot of children and people with additional needs who are unable, due to COVID, to attend workshops or onsite cookery classes. So she used her prior experience in working with these clients to make some professional pre-recorded online courses which can be followed with assistance from family or carers online in their own home. The recipes are based on the Just Look and Cook Book series. The lessons vary in length and difficulty with a short easy one at the beginning, to allow the participants start the course gently.

Sign up is free to allow you to view promo video and one free class which demonstrates how the class works.

The Cook along with Eileen courses consists of 7 classes each with one complete recipe.Each lesson can be viewed multiple times.
Ideally each week the viewer moves on to the next class and by making the dish several times it will become easier as he/she familiarises themselves with it. A downloadable Word Doc is also available for each recipe.

Course 1 & 2 is available for 7 weeks from date of purchase.

Budget Friendly Set 1 & 2 are available for 13 weeks from date of purchase.


Courses are based on the Just Look and Cook Series

These text free cookbooks contains simple, economical and nutritious recipes that are presented to the user through a series of photographs. Each recipe includes a detachable shopping list and uses everyday ingredients and basic kitchen equipment, allowing the user to recreate a great range of delicious dishes no matter how big or small their kitchen. Designed with a broad range of people in mind, children, college students, men, young mothers, people with literacy difficulties, people with intellectual disabilities, these spiral bound hard backed books will be invaluable to beginner cooks everywhere. They provides an excellent way to develop independent living skills, and are the perfect introduction to cooking.

FAQ

  • Can anyone buy the Cook along with Eileen Courses courses

    Yes. The courses may be purchased by individuals or by organisations on behalf of their clients

  • Who are the Cook along with Eileen courses designed for?

    Eileen designed her courses for beginner cooks but specifically for children and people with additional needs

  • What do I get when i purchase a course?

    Each course has a complimentary video. There are also 7 other videos of other recipes. Each lesson has a downloadable recipe in Word format. The courses are based on the Just Look and Cook Books which can be bought om www.eileenskitchentable.ie/shop

  • Why did Eileen compile the courses ?

    Eileen realises that there are a lot of children and people with additional needs who are unable, due to Covid, to attend workshops or onsite cookery classes. So she used her prior experience in working with these clients to make some professional pre-recorded courses which can be followed with assistance from family or carers online in their own home.

Eileen Kirrane

info@eileenskitchentable.ie

Cookery Tutor and Author of Just Look and Cook Series

Eileen Kirrane

Cookery Course Experience 2021 Eileen Kirrane is currently a tutor with MSL ETB. She runs cookery classes organised by their Adult Education Officers in both the Sligo & Mayo region. Over time she has expanded the scope of courses due to popular demand, to include beginners, improvers, special needs participants and cookery for special occasions. She also facilitates one module of My Baby & Me and Preparing your child for school to assist parents of young child provide healthy meals for their children. Currently Eileen is facilitating all her courses online as well as working in conjunction with MSLETB and Sligo Co Council. During the Corona Virus epidemic in 2020 She decided to make good use of her free time and started running Facebook Live Free Cookery Classes for all the families stuck at home. The aim was to provide quick and easy nutritional recipes for families on a budget. The response was phenomenal and has led to the self-publication of the series Cooking while Cocooning eBooks. At this moment in time Eileen’s Kitchen table has 9977 page likes & 16434 followers. In the past Eileen ran cookery courses for many of the Disability centres and local organisations in her locality, details of which can be provided upon request. . Eileen takes great pride in the enjoyment the participants take from the classes. The full and ongoing participation is high, with requests for further classes usually requested. Classes are planned with the specific groups needs in mind. The clientele varies from group to group from the absolute beginner to the more experienced cook. Eileen has every confidence that her participants benefit from & enjoy the hands-on classes, benefit from learning new skills, experience a boost in their self-confidence , while enjoying the social aspect of a sit-down meal with herself and the assistants attending. Her method of teaching is very relaxed. Usually the participants work in groups of 2 or 3 as this makes the session more sociable. At the end of the session everyone sits down to a tasty meal in a social setting. Eileen runs the classes in a mutually agreed location. She supplies all utensils and purchase ingredients and pass on the invoice for same to the organiser. Her kitchen is approved by the Environment Health Dept HSE and she follow their guidelines during classes also. She compiled a Kitchen Safety & Food Hygiene Booklet and a Weaning onto Solids booklet which can be provided to participants at a very small charge to cover printing etc. For beginners Eileen uses her own Just Look and Cook, & Just look and Cook 2 books which requires no literacy skills. Where funding is possible it is good to provide these books to participants so they can continue their cooking at home for their family. Eileen;s tutition fee is in line with the ETB rate and usually sessions last 2 hours. There is an additional charge of 1 hour per class for shopping, providing and packing utensils etc. Please feel free to forward this to relevant people and Eileen available to meet you to discuss further and can be contacted on 0872708627 or info@eileenskitchentable.ie