Soft Cooking is about bringing more ease, joy and play into the kitchen, while developing a practice of care and reconciliation. Spending time around food has become a great past-time that brings together friends and family. This class is for anyone interested in exploring a new cuisine, creating connection and finding new friends.
Founder and food savant, Aisha Lesley Bentham will be leading participants through new learning techniques on meal preparation, principles of FEMA, sustainable and economical practices and building a list of staple pantry items. We will prepare meals together, share stories and cultivate a new generation of conscious cooks.
Weekly Course Overview
|Week 1||Intuitive cooking; using what you got (3-5 ingredient meal).|
|Week 2||FEMA (FEELING, ENVIRONMENT, MATERIAL, ARRANGEMENT) Making yummy sides, sauces & dips.|
|Week 3||Cooking that big meal and kitchen hacks! Conquering meals for family gatherings, holiday meals, special occasions.|
|Week 4||Get Outside! Exploring how to create and shop for a vegan grocery list using food items from a variety of cultures in a food excursion.|
|Week 5||Show and tell! Potluck share, for the final session we invite all participants back to the virtual table; each participant will bring a dish they make and share what ingredients or methods they used to help us wrap up the course in a community eating circle.|
Aisha Lesley Bentham
Vegan chef, artist
Aisha Lesley Bentham; Vegan chef, artist, health enthusiast, and lifestyle expert started the HUE brand four years ago and has worked with a diverse clientele from providing meals for working mothers to the international Artist WU-tang. Her love for food and art motivated her to create a vegan food and lifestyle brand that inspires vegan meals offers tips and tools on how to be a more sustainable and aware consumer. She believes in her mission to educate, inform and encourage her community to create a life that has no rules but rather an array of options for you to pick and choose from.Website