Culinary Herbs Course (Distance Education)

By: ACS Distance Education  20/07/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

Culinary Herbs Course – 100 hours duration. There are 8 lessons in this course: 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. 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. 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 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 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 Other Important Groups. Lamiaceae (mint family) herbs Lemon Scented Herbs and their uses Hyssop Mints Bergamot The Basils Origanum species Rosemary Salvias Thymes Lavenders The Lesser Grown Varieties Agastache Agrimony Visnaga Apium Arctium lappa Bundium Capparis; and many more Using Australian Native Plants as Flavourings Special Assignment A PBL Project on a selected genus of culinary herbs Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Herbs/CULINARY-HERBS-VHT242-211.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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