Rice too mushy? Lentils too tough? Quinoa too bitter? This course will turn on your cooking brain and help you understand how to make wholesome grain based dishes that are fluffy, healthful and delicious!
Grains and legumes are the staple of many cultures around the world, and have been for centuries. If you are going to incorporate them in to your diet, best that you know how to make them taste delicious, every time. This course will help lay a foundation for how to cook many popular grains. It will take a deep look at many varieties of rice and how it can be prepared by methods such as steaming, making a pilaf and risotto. Once you learn these methods, we will show you how to use them in a variety of delicious ways.
This course will then discuss how to properly cook various grains and the techniques behind preparing legumes. You will be be able to practice your skills by preparing tasty and healthful recipes.
This course can be taken on demand, at your own pace. Once purchased, you have lifetime access to the course content and instructor support.
- Learn the basics of making perfect rice
- Undertstand how to make a pilaf and how to enhance pilaf dishes
- Learn the risotto method and how to vary the flavors and dishes
- Learn the basic elements of cooking a variety of grains
- Understand how to make polenta
- Learn about legumes and how to prepare and store them
Grains & Legumes
This course introduces you to a variety of grains such as rice, polenta and other whole grains and shows you how to cook them perfectly, without fail. Basic rice making, plus a variety of rice variations such as risotto and pilafs are discussed, as well as the food safety issues surrounding grains. Finally, you will learn how to prepare legumes to add protein and flavor to your grain and vegetable dishes.
17 hrs Total Time
The Food You'll Make
3,168 students from beginner to advanced have completed this course from 76 countries.