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How much is a teaspoon?

The video and worksheet set out a measurement challenge for students that can be carried out either at home or in school. They must use a measuring jug and teaspoon to calculate the number of spoons of water required to fill a volume of 200 ml. They are encouraged to take multiple readings and submit them to the...

Recipe for success

This resource focusses on developing the understanding of ratio, fractions and scaling, by scaling up ingredients in a recipe. It could also be linked to learning in food technology, to demonstrate a practical application of maths. In this activity learners will scale up a cookie recipe that makes six cookies to a...

Wild Bird's Cakes

We love food here at Xplore! Science Discovery Centre.  You know who else does?  Birds!  Use this sheet to help feed your feathered friends in the garden.  Included is a set of instructions and a recipe to create your very own bird feeder balls.

My food space

This teacher’s guide, provided by the Food Standards Agency, supports teachers to teach children about food safety.  This includes understanding food allergies, planning a balanced diet, and understanding food labels including traffic lights and best before dates.

Alternative protein practical

I run this as an assessed practical, students must choose their own recipe from http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/ and should change the protein for a vegetarian alternative.

Food safety and kofta practical

Powerpoint

To understand the food safety principles when preparing, cooking and serving food

To know how to correctly use a food probe

To understand how to prevent cross contamination

•Activity: To make notes of all the possible areas that could contaminate food whilst...

Gelatinisation of instant mashed potato and piping practice

Use this resource as a prelude to making fish pie.

Starter or plenary activity: sauces quiz

Starter or plenary activity: sauces quiz

Recipe for making fruit tarts with short crust pastry, shortening

Recipe for making fruit tarts with short crust pastry, shortening

Rubbing in method - cookies

Presentation explaining the rubbing in method for cookies, with recipe. 

Great British Bake Off Challenge: meringues and lemon curd

Great British Bake Off Challenge: meringues and lemon curd

powerpoint and recipe

How to joint a chicken, recipe for chicken ballotine

How to joint a chicken, recipe for chicken ballotine

Powerpoint to develop sauce making skills, recipe: Creamy Ham and Pasta Bake Using a Roux, gelatinisation

Creamy pasta bake practical using a roux

This covers the following practical skills:
Preparation skills: Sauce making

Skill 2: Knife skills: bridge hold, claw grip, peel, slice

Skill 3: Preparing fruit and vegetables, peel, pipe

Skill 8: Sauce demonstrating starch gelatinisation:...

Making a celebration cake for the queen

Worksheet template and two powerpoints on cake making and decorating a special cake.

Fruit crumble

Powerpoint on rubbing in method, discusses fibre in a fruit crumble.  Differentiated worksheets to go with. 

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