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 […]
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 […]
(Bok Choy image on Shutterstock) For this week’s Petits Chefs session, the boys combined a #52NewFoods chapter with Chinese New Year! We didn’t spend a lot of time chatting about veggies this week since all the boys knew bok choy (at least by name which is more than can be said for the radicchio!) and […]
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 […]
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