The last week of school before a much-needed “Spring” break. (I use the term “Spring” loosely since it’s so cold still!). It’s a tough week for everyone – students and teachers (and I am betting parents too!). What better way to keep almost-spring energy in check than to get kids in the kitchen – in […]
(Kumquat image on Shutterstock) The Petits Chefs worked with a new-to-many-of-them fruit this week – kumquats! We tasted them first… And decided they were “not bad”. Their appearance led many of the boys to believe they would be sour like lemons but they were pleasantly surprised. Plus, bonus “you eat the skin!”. We got to […]
See that up there ^^^ ? It’s boys getting excited about salad. Totally the stuff I am sure mums and dads dream about, right? Well if that’s you – read on… there is hope for getting your kids to like salad! For last week’s #52NewFoods challenge, the Petits Chefs worked with radicchio. Radicchi-what? Riduculo? We […]
The Petits Chefs worked with edamame last week for their #52NewFoods Challenge. A lot of them had tried the edamame in pods that you get in Japanese restaurants and told me they loved it (though one of them said “it’s because it’s salty” – I like that they are starting to realise what adds taste […]
Last week Les Petits Chefs worked with quinoa as their #52NewFoods ingredient. Only a handful of them told me they had eaten it before although many of them knew it as a “salad ingredient”. The recipe we were using from the 52 New Foods Challenge book was a simple patty – made up of quinoa, […]
For this week’s #52NewFoods Les Petits Chefs worked with avocados. To be honest, I thought this would be an easy sell – I mean, I guessed many of them loved guacamole so it wouldn’t be too hard to convince them to work with it. At the beginning of the session, we asked the boys who […]
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