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Cooking in the Classroom (teachers only)

Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Instructor: Kate Clarkson

Categories: Skills

Price: £65.00

Through expert instruction from tutors at YORK Cookery School, teachers will be introduced to methods of teaching children basic cookery techniques.

Through the support of York Edible Schools, teachers will explore how one cookery lesson can lead to further learning and exploration.

Below is a summary of what will be explored during this 90 minute session. Further details and resources will be provided upon attendance at the session.

Cookery techniques:

  • Knife skills and handling
  • Other basic food preparation skills such as using a can opener and grating
  • Frying, ‘sweating’, simmering, boiling, roasting plus others
  • Following and understanding a recipe along with understanding timing and its importance
  • Food hygiene whilst cooking and safety in the kitchen

'Ragu 5 ways' with recipes to include:

  • Bolognese
  • Cannelloni
  • Lasagne
  • Chilli con Carne
  • Loaded Nachos

Find out how food involves many aspects of the curriculum:

  • Design & technology - Cooking & Nutrition
  • Maths
  • Literacy
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Languages

We are grateful to the support from the York Vikings Rotary Club for funding an optional further course to explore Food Safety and Hygiene in more detail. This is an additional 2-3 hour City and Guilds Level 2 accredited online training course and is available (for free) to all teachers to attend ‘Cooking in the Classroom’.

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