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 […]
We’re back! The Petits Chefs are back at school and raring to go this term! Typically this is a term when I have a smaller group because of other commitments the boys have like sports or the school play, but this year I have a full house of 15 boys aged 8-11. I’m so excited […]
If you read this blog on a regular basis you’ll know that I set the bar pretty high for myself and my Petits Chefs. I’m serious about teaching these guys cooking skills and techniques that will serve them later in life. And while a lot of our focus is on savoury meals and dishes, I […]
If you’ve been reading my Petits Chefs posts for a while now, you will know that as well as exposing the boys to all sorts of different foods and cooking techniques, I also like to show then that their favourite foods can be healthy and easy to make at home, too! One of our all […]
You can feel it in the air… Just a couple of short weeks left of school, parties on the horizon (if not on the calendar already!) and a lot of anticipation… That’s right – it’s the holidays, aka the “silly season” or, alongside June, one of the toughest months in the school year. A great […]
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