Flavour-packed, nutritious and a lot of fun to make... this mexican-inpsired weeknight dinner is bound to be popular with all the family!

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Online wholefood cooking classes with Concord Institute

Our beginner-friendly, budget-friendly online classes focus on easy-to-make weekday meals, using the basic principles of wholefood cooking. Wholesome dishes that the whole family can enjoy!


Online Cooking Classes” is a series of classes, taking place every Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8pm online.

The cost is £15 per session. Online Cooking Class Series runs from May to July 2024

If you would like to find out more about this cooking series, please contact cooking@concordinstitute.com.



Mexican-Inspired Burrito Bowl

This dish is flavour-packed, nutritious and a lot of fun to make. In our bowl we will have: fluffy brown rice, spiced red or black beans, tart and fresh tomato dressing (‘pico de gallo’), turnip kraut and a medley of hearty seasonal vegetables.

In this one bowl, we bring together all the elements of ‘tastes’ and textures – the tart, crunchy sour tomato, sweet, soft root vegetables and earthy black beans – making for a very satisfying meal that you and your family can enjoy.

In this class, you will learn:

  • A simple way to make each of the dish’s elements, and how to re-purpose them for the next day.
  • How to cook brown rice so that it’s soft, fluffy and easy on the digestion.
  • A basic recipe for black or red beans, that you can adapt and season in various ways for different dishes and tastes.

Facilitator Jean Torné


About your teacher

Chef Jean Torné has been involved in classical and natural food cooking for over 40 years. He gained experience in meal planning and kitchen management working in prestigious restaurants in Paris and Lyon.

He opened and operated several natural food restaurants, one in Paris in 1979 and another in Antwerp in 1981. He co-founded a natural food cooking school in 1990 and served as its Head Chef before founding the Concord School of Culinary Arts in 2003 and directed it until 2008. In 2019 he re-established it, opening the culinary education of Concord Institute to the general public.

He’s recognized for his passion for natural food and exploring new flavors and textures, drawing inspiration from different ethnic and traditional cuisines. He actively travels throughout Europe to cook and teach about wholefoods.


Other classes in this series


Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup
Tuesday, 14th May, 6:30-8pm
Facilitator Jean Torné

Beluga Lentil and Mixed Mushroom Bowl
Tuesday, 11th June, 6:30-8pm
Facilitator Jean Torné

Red Bean “Lubya” Curry
Tuesday, 25th June, 6:30-8pm
Facilitator Jean Torné

Udon and Vegetable Stir-Fry 3-Ways
Tuesday, 9th July, 6:30-8pm
Facilitator Jean Torné

White Bean and Vegetable Minestrone with Pasta
Tuesday, 23rd July, 6:30-8pm
Facilitator Jean Torné

If you have any allergies or dietary requirements (e.g. Vegan or Gluten Free), please let us know upon booking. We can adapt all of our dishes to accommodate your requirements.

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upcoming dates:

25th Jun 2024

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Facilitator Jean Torné

Mexican-Inspired Burrito Bowl programme details

£15 per session, please book 3 days in advance.



Location: Online

Price: £15

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