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Leek and Potato Soup (half term 1 2019-20)

September 11, 2019 at 8:09 am

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For the first half term of 2019-20, children in KS2 will be making a delicious leek and potato soup.

Children will learn important knife skills such as slicing, peeling and dicing and will also learn about where the food they are cooking has come from.

Click here to see a copy of the recipe and click here to see some of the techniques used by children this half term.

Samples of the soup will be added to our food stalls on a Tuesday and Wednesday for parents to buy and try.

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Shepherd’s Pie

March 9, 2018 at 9:43 am

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This half term, KS2 children will be making a delicious shepherd’s pie. 

Skills the children will use include: chopping, dicing, peeling, mashing and sautéing.  Children will learn the difference between boiling and simmering, how to handle and store meat, ensuring no cross contamination with other foods, and which coloured chopping board to use with different foods (red/meat, blue/fish, white/veg).

Look out for samples on the Food for Fuel stall each week on a Tuesday and Wednesday outside the junior building.

Click here to see the recipe

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Aloo Gobi

January 9, 2018 at 10:57 am

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Children in years 3 and 4 can look forward to making Aloo Gobi in January and February.  Aloo Gobi is a delicious vegetarian dish made with potato, cauliflower, tomato and spices. Children will learning about different spices and experiment with them.

We look forward to tasting the results.

Click here to see the recipe

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Vegetable samosas

January 9, 2018 at 10:55 am

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Children in year 5 & 6 will be making vegetable samosas in January and February.  Skills being used for this include sauteing, peeling and dicing.

Click here to see the recipe

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Mini sticky onion quiche

January 9, 2018 at 10:54 am

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Children from Y3-6 made delicious sticky onion quiche in November and December with onions grown on Farfield Farm.  Skills the children had to use included slicing, sauteing, rolling and grating.

The quiches were extremely popular with both children and staff and also sold well on the Fuel for School stall every week.

Click here to see the recipe.

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Gnocchi and tomato ragu bake

January 9, 2018 at 10:54 am

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During the first half term of the year, all KS2 children made a gnocchi and tomato ragu bake during their cooking lessons using some of our Farfield Farm tomatoes.  Key skills the children used included peeling, mashing, blending and chopping.

Click here to see the recipe

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