This was a special request from Henry and Charles this week: Spaghetti and Meatballs!
Check out the wonderful technique in the middle row – that’s Liam working out how to divide the meat into four equal parts! As you can see from the bottom row, some of the meatballs were larger than others and they didn’t cook so evenly. I have no problem posting these pictures because we all learned a good lesson about food cooking more evenly when it is the same size. We ended up cutting the larger meatballs in two which helped… Some more excellent knife skills being displayed here: garlic, basil, onion and peppers (don’t worry – noone rubbed their eyes with peppery fingers this week!). I love that each week, the boys are actually requesting jobs to do as they learn what they do and don’t like doing and what they need more practice with. Look at Oliver’s fine onion cutting technique in the lower left hand corner!
Below is one of my favourite photos of the week:
The boys helped me with the plating of the final dish:
Did the boys like it? Well just seconds after I took the photo of the completed dish, they were digging in…