If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now, you’ll know how much I love choux pastry! It’s a French classic – great for sweet and savoury applications and one of my favourite adult classes to teach. People love how easy this pastry is to make but even more, they love how impressive it […]
I couldn’t NOT ask Vanessa Yeung to come and work with the boys this term. She has come to teach the boys TEN times before (that deserves some kind of medal, no?). She is known as “the chef who makes the awesome dumplings” and is one of the boys’ favourite guest chefs. For this, her […]
We were thrilled to welcome out first guest to the Petits Chefs kitchen lab this week. Shayma Saadat, who I met at an adult Afghan dumpling workshop a few years ago, is an internationally published food writer, food photographer and stylist, cook, cookery teacher, public speaker and storyteller. On her blog, Spice Spoon, Shayma shares […]
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and as a teacher, I couldn’t agree more. I can totally tell who’s had a good breakfast from the way they are acting around 9.30 (recess) and how hungry they are. Too often we (me included!) opt for a few extra minutes in bed […]
We’re back! On Monday I invited a new crew (with some familiar faces) of Petits Chefs into the science lab for another term of cooking club. We’ve got a really wonderful lineup of guest chefs coming in to work with the boys and a couple of field trips planned as well – it’s going to […]
This post has been months in the making. Literally. Those of you who know me in real life will know that patience is not one of my strong points and that I am terrible at keeping secrets so you’ll understand the enormity of this! So here goes, here are some words I never imagined I’d […]
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