"Cook4life Ollerton Community Allotment"

About: Specialist services / Nutrition & dietetics

(as a staff member posting for a patient/service user),

Below are some of the comments from the participants from a 4 week cooking course at Ollerton Community Allotment:

Service User 1&2:

"We've had fun. "

"Loved learning about different types of rice and how to make risotto"

"Really enjoyed the course"

“I wasn't too keen on the Quorn"

“We have both tried making the pizza and sweet and sour chicken at home”

“Before the course I had not tried pitta breads or noodles”

Service User 3:

“Before I started here I would not try anything”

“I haven’t bought a big bar of chocolate since finding out how much sugar is in it”

“I have lost weight with eating healthier. ”

“I now enjoy cooking and preparing foods at home. ”

Service User 4, 5&6:

“ We enjoyed the visual aspect of the course”

“ We have tried all the recipes at home

“Viv is such a character, she makes it enjoyable and is organised”

“ We loved the stir fry”

“I enjoyed the social aspect and have enjoyed the sessions. ”

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Response from Sarah Kostewicz, Senior Public Health Nutritionist, Nutrition and Dietetics, County Health Partnerships

Thank you so much for all of the feedback from the group. It is great to see so many positive comments coming from a Cook4life group. We hope you continue to use the knowledge and skills gained from this course.

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Response from Lynn Hagin, Head of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition and Dietetics Service, County Health Partnerships

Thank you for the feedback it is great to know how much you all enjoyed the course and gained so much from it.

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