It’s Food Revolution Day tomorrow! You might remember I’ve done large in-school events to celebrate getting kids and their parents cooking in 2012, 2013 and 2014 – it’s been amazing to see the larger school community join me in standing up for real food! This year, I wanted to go a different route, though. Since […]
An in-classroom “sprout growing” project. A mystery box vegetarian culinary challenge. Cooking with less-than-perfect “wonky veg”. A hands-on parent-child cooking class. A whole school cooking together. A chance to win a family cooking class with Matt Basile at Lisa Marie Restaurant. Parents cooking with their kids and their friends at home and sitting down to […]
One of the things I love about teaching kids to cook is showing them how easy some of their favourite meals are to make at home. Obviously, with easily identifiable and pronounceable ingredients, these dishes are much better for them, though that’s not a focus when I teach – I tend to focus more on […]
We’re back! Though we started out with just a few Petits Chefs this week because of various team tryouts going on, the small group was thrilled to start the term with a perennial favourite – spaghetti bolognese! But not just any spaghetti bolognese, the Food Revolution version. Especially when they found out it had bacon […]
This Food Revolution Day, Jamie Oliver is embarking on perhaps his most ambitious campaign ever – to make practical food education compulsory in schools across the world. Jamie says: I urgently need your help to make a real difference. We’re currently facing a global obesity epidemic, with 42 million children under the age of five either […]
One of the reasons why I don’t make actual New Year’s resolutions is because I know full well that my expectations tend to be way too high. Thank goodness I didn’t plan to “workout every day” this year since I have been basically sick since we returned from France and working out after a full […]
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