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Cooking for Leisure


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A trial presentation for Project Work.

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Cooking for Leisure

  1. 1. Cooking for Leisure by spek’d 1. What’s what 2. How to cook? 3. Development of cooking 4. Importance 5. Proposal
  2. 2. by spek’d Cooking for Leisure <ul><li>What’s leisure? </li></ul><ul><li>Time spent in non-compulsory activities, </li></ul><ul><li>Usually for ease and relaxation. </li></ul><ul><li>What’s cooking? </li></ul><ul><li>Act of preparing food </li></ul><ul><li>For consumption </li></ul>TOGETHER, we decided that Cooking + Leisure are a perfect match!
  3. 3. How to cook? <ul><li>We can’t really tell you how, but generally… </li></ul>Debbie’s Demo URL EXE SWF + Chef Kitchen Ingredients +
  4. 4. Development of Cooking: Beginning Raw meat: No cooking initially Lighted splint: Fire was discovered Roasting: Basic cooking started
  5. 5. Development of Cooking: Cultivation Farming: Humans started cultivating their own food Spices: Food could have more flavour Men working: Women cooked while men farmed Earthenware: Its invention aided cooking
  6. 6. Development of Cooking: Advancement Firewood cooking: New methods of cooking were discovered, with better technology Preservation: Food can be kept longer Indoor cooking: It is possible to cook indoors
  7. 7. Development of Cooking: Cuisine Presentation: Food must also look good Recipes: Niche ways of cooking are passed down Fusion: Cuisines are mixed interestingly to create new types of food
  8. 8. <ul><li>Taste </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of taste in animals </li></ul><ul><li>Taste of good food improves our mood </li></ul><ul><li>Need to learn how to cook delicious food </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Heat can kill harmful bacteria </li></ul><ul><li>Refrigeration and preservation makes food last longer </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Now a form of art </li></ul><ul><li>Different cuisines from different cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Wide variety of dishes add more colour to our lives </li></ul>Cooking is important to us !
  9. 9. <ul><li>Home-cooked food is the healthiest when approached correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Cooking is a basic skill everyone should have </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to be independent in cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate different cultures and their cuisines </li></ul><ul><li>Love cooking as a fun activity with benefits </li></ul>Let’s have a cooking workshop! Objectives
  10. 10. <ul><li>Where: Bedok CC > Easily accessible in Bedok </li></ul><ul><li>When: Every weekend (Sat/Sun) >People are more free for recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Target: Youths >Generally less skilful at cooking; skill for life </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: max $5 per lesson >Cost is kept as low as possible but this is necessary for ingredients, etc </li></ul>Let’s have a cooking workshop! Basic details
  11. 11. Let’s have a cooking workshop! The community contributes <ul><li>As Teachers: Interested senior citizens > They have the time and experience </li></ul><ul><li>As Teachers: Good home econs students >They have a chance to practise their skills while contributing to the community </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers: run the workshop smoothly </li></ul><ul><li>Both types of teachers can learn from one another as well </li></ul>
  12. 12. Let’s have a cooking workshop! The workshop itself <ul><li>Learn dishes from the 4 main ethnic groups in Singapore An example of each: </li></ul>Malay: Mee soto Chinese: Char kway teow Indian: lamb curry Eurasian: devil’s curry
  13. 13. Let’s have a cooking workshop! Special promotions <ul><li>To encourage even more people to sign up, special promotions can be organised: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mother’s Day / Father’s Day – for your parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valentine’s Day – cook a romantic meal together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendship Day – learn to cook with your friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher’s Day – make something for your teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labour Day – cook a meal for your family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Racial Harmony Day – prepare food for all 4 ethnic groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grandparent’s Day – something traditional for your culture </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Cooking for Leisure by spek’d Thank you for your attention!