Category Archives: Healthy eating

Using the Two-spoon Method in Cooking

Once you know how to use two spoons to get your cookie or biscuit mixture onto a baking tray, it is easy to do. But what is the best way to teach children this essential cooking skill?

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video to help teach children the two-spoon method.

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The Bridge Method of Cutting

Once you know how to cut ingredients safely using the bridge method, it is easy to do. But what is the best way to teach children this essential cooking skill?

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video to help teach children how to use the bridge method.

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The Claw Method of Cutting

Once you know how to cut ingredients safely using the claw method, it is easy to do. But what is the best way to teach children this essential cooking skill?

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video to help teach children how to use the claw method.

 

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Working Safely when Cooking with Children

Cooking with children is great fun – but have you thought of all the safety implications?

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video highlighting all the things you need to think about when cooking with children. This practical video contains great hints for ensuring that your cooking session goes smoothly and with maximum enjoyment!

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Teaching children to measure ingredients when cooking

Once you know how to measure dry and wet ingredients, it is easy to do. But what is the best way to teach children these essential cooking skills?

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video to help teach children how to measure wet and dry ingredients.

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Chopping Food with Scissors

Children often find it difficult to use knives to cut food – but this shouldn’t stop them from learning to cook. Using scissors to chop food is a great alternative and much easier for younger children.

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video to help teach children how to chop food using scissors safely.

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Rolling out Pastry

Once you know how to roll out pastry, it is easy to do. But what is the best way to teach children this essential cooking skill?

Kate Morris and Sally Brown, authors of Get Cooking in the Classroom, have created a great video to help teach children how to roll out pastry.

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