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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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Les petits chefs – Week 5

This is the fifth in a series chronicling my adventures in the kitchen with my cooking club at school – Les Petits Chefs.  We had been using using recipes from the book C is for cooking, which I received for review but this week, since it is this particular group’s last session, I thought I […]

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