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Year 5 cooking Friday 11th January

For the start of year 5 cooking we made tuna pasta bake and tomato pasta bake . Along with cooked pasta the children made a white sauce from scratch using butter, flour and milk and adding cheese to give it a a creamy cheesy taste. These were all mixed together along with chopped spring onions […]

Year 4 Cooking Friday 14th December

For the last cook of the year we decided to make salt dough Christmas tree decorations. These were made using plain flour, salt, water and added cinnamon for that extra christmasy aroma. Stars, baubles and christmas trees were made and then cooked in the microwave, so much quicker than using the oven for hours and […]

Year 4 cooking Friday 7th December

This week we made spicy sweet biscuits. Adding cinnamon, the children mixed together plain flour, brown sugar, eggs and golden syrup to make a dough. The children kneaded the dough and rolled it out before using cutters to make the biscuits. A lovely smell of cinnamon filled the room and the children were looking forward […]

Year 4 cooking Friday 16th November

This week we made tuna pasta bake and tomato pasta bake. The children made a white sauce using flour and milk and butter. They then added that to pasta, peas and either tuna or tinned tomatoes. The whole mixture was put into a dish and topped with grated cheese and placed in the oven.Not long […]

Year 4 cooking Friday 12th October

This weeks recipe was vegetable pizza. Lots of skills were needed to make this tasty treat. The children had to grate cheese, slice and chop peppers, knead dough then roll it out and then finally top it off with yummy cheese and vegetables. This was definitely a hit with children AND staff!!

Year 4 Cooking Friday 5th October

This week we made two types of pasta bake. One group made tuna pasta bake whilst the others made tomato pasta bake. To make this the children had to make white sauce from scratch and add it to pasta, sweetcorn and spring onions.  The reactions from the two sessions differed. The morning group loved the […]

Year 4 cooking Friday 28th September

This week we used the school grown courgettes to try our hand at making muffins. An unusual type but we thought we would be daring ! The children weighed ingredients, grated courgette and spooned the mixture into tins. While they were cooking one group made courgette fritters and the other group fried up some courgettes. […]

20 July 2018 – Pizza making with Turner Class

Today in cooking Turner Class made yummy pizza. We all had lots of fun especially the eating of pizza at the end.

Heigham Class cooking Friday 11th May

This week Heigham Class made blueberry muffins. They worked together to measure out all the ingredients and mix them up. Each group had to halve the amounts as they shared the ingredients so had the added job of working out the correct amounts to put in the bowl. As an added bonus we were lucky […]

Heigham cooking Friday 4th May.

It’s Tasty Tikka Turkey Balls time!! We have been making Tikka turkey balls today using fresh meat, fresh herbs, spices and vegetables. Curry powder was added to give it a bit of flavour. Using a wooden spoon, some of the ingredients were mixed up but then the fun began when the children had to put […]