Basic Cooking Skills
We impart the lifelong skill of cooking in this incursion. Without learning basic cooking skills we can’t learn to independently cook and in turn be healthy long term people. They will learn different cooking techniques to show off to their loved ones 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.
- 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