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Culinary Herbs Online Course

Online

Subject: Cooking

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A great introductory course for those wanting to include herbs in their cooking and garden
Covering a wide range of both popular and little known herbs, this course will have you cooking with confidence!
Learn how to identify and successfully grow dozens of edible herbs.

Develop your skills and experience the delights of cooking new recipes with herbs.
Learn drying and other methods of preserving...

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15% OFF ON ALL SHORT COURSES!

Like us on Facebook or add us in Google+ and you can get an instant 15% discount on all short courses here at Careerline Courses.

A great introductory course for those wanting to include herbs in their cooking and garden
Covering a wide range of both popular and little known herbs, this course will have you cooking with confidence!
Learn how to identify and successfully grow dozens of edible herbs.

Develop your skills and experience the delights of cooking new recipes with herbs.
Learn drying and other methods of preserving the flavour (eg. herb oils, salts, vinegars).

Eight lessons as follows cover the common and less common herbs used for cooking.

Lessons:

There are 8 lessons in this course:

1. Introduction
Scope and Nature of Culinary Herbs
Herbs and Horticulture
Accurately Identifying Herbs
Plant Classification, binomial system
Finding the group a herb fits into -Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons, Plant Families
Pronouncing Plant Name
Resources - information contacts (ie. nurseries, seed, clubs etc.

2. Culture
Overview
Soils
pH Requirements
Improving soild
Potting mixes
Plant Nutrition and Fertilizers
Water Management for Herbs
Diagnosing Plant Health Problems
Pests, Disease and Environmental Problems
Planting, staking, and establishing herb plants, etc.

3. Growing Herbs
Propagation of herbs
Seed Propagation
Cutting Propagation
Potting Media
Division, Separation, Layering
Rejuvenation of Perennials
Designing a Culinary Herb Garden
Creating a Kitchen Garden
Planning a Fragrant Herb Garden
Companion Planting in Your Design

4. Cooking With Herbs
General Guidelines for Using Herbs in Cooking
Harvesting Herbs; roots, leaves, seed, fruits
Handling after Harvest
Drying Herbs
Hints for Using a Range of Selected Herbs in Cooking
Herbs For Garnish
Herbal Teas: What & how to use different herbs
Herb Vinegars, oils, butters, cheeses, salts, sugars, honey,, etc
Herb Confectionary, Cakes, etc.
Selected Herb Recipes
Using Herbs with Fruit

5. Most Commonly Grown Varieties.
Review of many Common Culinary herbs, including their culture and culinary use
Over 20 herbs reviewed in detail, incl. Alliums
Many additional herbs summarized

6. Other Important Groups.
Lamiaceae (mint family) herbs
Lemon Scented Herbs and their uses
Hyssop
Mints
Bergamot
The Basils
Origanum species
Rosemary
Salvias
Thymes
Lavenders

7. The Lesser Grown Varieties
Agastache
Agrimony
Visnaga
Apium
Arctium lappa
Bundium
Capparis; and many more
Using Australian Native Plants as Flavourings

8. Special Assignment
A PBL Project on a selected genus of culinary herbs

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

About:

Assignments: Each lesson has an assignments that needs to be completed. At the end of each module the student may sit an optional exam.

Requirements: Computer or Laptop, Internet Connection, Flash player, Adobe Acrobat Viewer, Internet Browser.

Course Code: VHT242
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Certificate
Exam: Optional

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Price: $660.00

 

Notes:

International: $600.00 AUD
Australia: $660.00 AUD
(Includes GST)


The teachers

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Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world you are.
Having been involved in the delivery of online courses for as long as the delivery of online courses has been technologically possible; company director Honor McGregor has finally taken the bull by the horns (or the server by the wires) and set up Careerline Courses. Careerline Courses offers material that has been developed over thirty years, and tested on thousands of students around the world, in a manner that is fresh and easy for students to engage with.  
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