This Manual is the result of the experience carried out for two years within the Cooking for Freedom project, financed on the Erasmus Plus KA1 Axis of the European Union. The project involved 4 European countries and 9 partners with the aim of organizing, promoting and sharing a professional training course for prisoners and high school students. The partners involved in the projects are:
1. Cooperativa Beniamino: social enterprise involved in re- employment of disavantaged people 2. Isis Foresi: vocational School 3. Slow Food: grassroots organization that aim to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds, and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem. 4. Antigone: association “for the rights and guarantees in the penal system”. 5. Confiar: association that is involved in a number of projects developed within the scope of its activity in prisons and in support of inmates, their families and the community. 6. Direção- Geral de Reinserção e Serviços Prisionais: has the mission "to develop policies for crime prevention, enforcement of sentences and measures and social reintegration and articulated and complementary management of juvenile justice system and prison systems”. 7. Agrupamento de Escolas D. Carlos I - Sintra: vocational school 8. Gazi Universitesi: city university in the centre. 9. Yildirim Beyazit: vocational school 10. Socialiniai Paramos Projektai: NGO “Social Support Projects”, aim to create and test a social reintegration methodology for exdrug addicts and exprisoner through the training and work in a salad bar My Guru (Mano Guru).