Basic Cooking Skills
Imparting the lifelong skill of food preparation and cooking in this incursion. It is essential to learn basic cooking skills to be able to cook independently and safely and in turn be healthy long term people. The kids will learn different food preparation techniques, food hygiene and handling while enjoying the tactile environment with tangible outcomes for them to cherish & devour!
Students should be able to identify one cooking skill or method & demonstrate this.
Every cooking item demonstrates and uses at least 4 basic cooking skills e.g.
crumbing | beating | rolling | whipping | measuring | combining | knife skills
Scones with Jam & Cream (Grades P-6)
Learn: Crumbing, whipping (3+), combining and rolling
Chicken Balls on Skewers with Mozzarella & Tomato (Grades 3-6)
Learn: Cutting technique, difference between clove and bulb and sautée, cracking an egg without incident, 3 parts of a citrus fruit
Focaccia with Thyme & Garlic (Grades P-6)
Learn: Yeast needs, kneading, rolling, combining, knife technique
Chocolate Chip Biscuits (Grades P-6)
Learn: Sift, combining, creaming, cracking an egg, measuring, rolling-scaling
Sessions: 1.5hr cooking
Minimum booking: 2 sessions = 3 hours total
COST for Primary Schools per student
Ideal number of students: 25
Minimum number: 20 | Maximum students: 28
20-25 students: $17 | +25 students: $20
COST for Kindergartens/Childcare per child
Minimum booking: 2 sessions = 1 1/2 - 2 hours total
Max number of children per session: 20 | Min number per session: 15
15-20 children: $20 | +20: $25