Cook and Eat cook books
Cook and Eat easy read cook books are a range of specially adapted cookery books.
The books have been written so that people with learning disabilities can make more meals with less help.
People with learning disabilities helped to make the books.
The recipes are easy because there is:
- A photo list of food you need
- A photo list of things from the kitchen you will need
- Easy words
- Easy method to follow
- Measures and timings for everything
- Only one thing needs to be done at one time
- No time limits so it doesn’t matter how long it takes
- Photographs and pictures
- Help with food safety
The books in the range:
Small Meals – meals you might eat at lunchtime
Quick and easy things you might eat at lunchtime.
Things like a Bacon Sandwich
You do not need to use a sharp knife to make these meals.
Big Meals – meals you might eat at teatime
Easy things you might eat at teatime.
Things like Sausage Casserole.
Some recipes need you to use a sharp knife to chop easy things
Cooking from Scratch – meals you might make if you enjoy cooking
How to make more difficult meals.
Things like Shepherds Pie
You need to chop and peel things like onions and potatoes
These meals take longer to make than meals in the other books.
Baking – includes easy and hard recipes
How to make things you might eat for a pudding or a snack.
Things like Apple Crumble
Some recipes are quick and easy, and some recipes take longer and are more difficult.