Cookery Week 5: Sausage Pasta

This week’s dish is Sausage Pasta. It looks absolutely delicious. Remember, you can use last week’s pasta sauce for this.


400g of Sausages

1 red onion

1 red pepper

2 cloves of garlic

500 ml of pasta sauce


1 tin of plum tomatoes/ 1 tbsp of tomato puree

1/2 tsp of sugar

1 tsp of oregano

Salt & Pepper

Week 4’s Recipe is Tomato Sauce

This Week’s recipe is for Tomato Sauce. This can be used on pasta, pizza, meatballs or any other tomato sauced based meal. This is a very useful alternative to the more expensive store-bought sauces.

The ingredients are as follows;

1 tbsp of olive oil

3 colves of garlic

2 tins of plum tomatoes

2 tsp of mixed herbs

1 tsp of oregano

fresh basil leaves (a small handful)

1/2 tsp of sugar


black pepper

The Latest Lessons from Our Art Class Are Now Available

Liz has provided the latest Art Classes through her YouTube channel with the links below. Feel free to like her Facebook page and keep up-to-date with all the lessons.

This Week’s Recipe is Chicken Tikka Masala

The recipe for this week is for Chicken Tikka and it looks absolutely amazing. The links are available for both the instructions and video below.


4 Chicken Breasts

2-3 tbsp of Tikka Masala paste

1 tsp of freshly grated ginger

1 tsp of freshly grated garlic

1/2 tin of tomatoes

50-100 mls of cream

Our Adult Education Art Class Are Now Online

As we continue to develop our Remote Structure for the Adult Education Programme our Art Classes are now available online. Be sure to follow the channels to stay up to date with all the content. This video will need the password that was made available to the Adult Education service users.

This Week in the Cookery Class We Made Scones

This week’s Star Ingredient is Flour and we will make scones. As Caitriona says; “Flour is a core ingredient in baking and there are so many recipes that use it.” Let’s get cooking.

You will need; 180g of plain flour

100g of wholemeal flour

1 tsp of baking powder

1/4 tsp of salt

60g of butter (cubed)

1 egg beaten

4-6 tbsp of buttermilk

All other information can be found in these links;

Weekly Update For Our Adult Education Programme

Adult Education

Ozanam House Adult Education programme is continuing to support our students in these challenging times.  

We have started our cookery class from home programme.  Our cookery teachers have started a 6 week course were each week students receive recipes by post with a star ingredient.  

This weeks star ingredient is  – lentils.

Students are provided with information on the health benefits and a variety of recipes.  A link to a video is also sent for students that want to follow a demonstration. Keep an eye here for more information and links to our demos….coming soon!

Our Art class students have received materials and a weekly exercise book to continue building their art skills.  

This week they are focusing on  – portraits.  

Along with the booklet our art teacher has provided a video demonstration to all participants.

Our Dress Making class have all received activity packs and materials so our members are now keeping busy making furnishings for the home

Yoga with our amazing instructor Cormac on Monday evening is Ozanam House Adult Education’s first online class and is so popular with our members.  

As we don’t have the ability to run all of our classes remotely we are sending activities or gift by post to the remaining students.