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Les Petits Chefs – Food Revolution Week 6

[donotprint] This week I was down to three petits chefs due to sporting commitments and illness but the smaller number did not mean less enthusiasm.  The boys were raring to go at 3pm and in a way I was glad I had chosen a recipe that supposedly took only 19 minutes as it was more […]

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Les petits chefs meet the Daring Bakers – Food Revolution Week 5

[donotprint] The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. The alternative was a proper steamed sponge pudding which I was excited about trying – it brought back memories of my mum’s […]

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Les Petits Chefs Food Revolution Week 4

[donotprint] 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 […]

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Les petits chefs – Food Revolution Week 3

[donotprint] Another super easy recipe and one we *heart* (hence the shape above!)  – chilli con carne. I really liked the idea of showing the boys what goes into a “real” chilli – so often the chilli we eat is just brown/red mush with no identifiable ingredients.  I love this recipe because it’s so simple, […]

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Les petits chefs – Food Revolution Week 2

[donotprint] In cooking club this week, I did a bit of a Jamie Oliver myself – I presented the boys with a number of ingredients and asked if they knew what they were.  To be fair, the ingredients weren’t tomatoes or potatoes, but much more unusual: peas in a pod (someone guessed edamame!), zucchini (squash […]

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Les petits chefs – Food Revolution Week 1

[donotprint] This term’s Petits Chefs club is a smaller group of boys since it’s also a huge term for sports teams but I have a dedicated group who seem really excited to be learning some cooking skills and recipes.  Since the smaller group is a little easier to manage, I have decided to use Jamie […]

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