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A Practical Guide to Healthy Cooking in the Primary School
Understanding Nutritious Food for a Balanced Diet and Healthy Body




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ISBN 9780367753719
January 11, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
176 Pages 296 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

As part of the national curriculum, cooking provides children with a variety of skills, from learning the science behind where food comes from to what good health is and understanding how ingredients can be turned into something tasty to eat.

Packed full of practical advice, colourful recipes and nutritional guidance, this book will provide:

  • Guidance to teach children a range of cooking skills, using a variety of ingredients from varying sources.
  • An understanding as to where our food comes from; seasonal and all year round produce; how food is grown and transported to our shops and markets.
  • The basic skills to make food safe, nutritious and palatable to eat
  • Links to STEM, PSHE and D&T primary school curriculum subjects.

Ideal for group work for any primary classroom that has access to a school kitchen, either in mainstream primary or special school settings, this book offers teachers, parents and other practitioners, a useful, photocopiable resource for delivering practical and hands-on lessons with scientific grounding.

With clear, easy to read, step by step, written and illustrated recipes, this book provides all of the information needed to enable children, with supervision, to prepare and make tasty food, to share with family and friends, particularly on social and special occasions.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction  Part 2. Nutrition, Food Sources and Recipes  1. Recipes for Starting Skills  2. Recipes for Improving Skills  3. Recipes for Adding More Skills  4. Recipes for Basic Sauces/Dressing  Part 3. Supplementary Material

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Biography

Maureen Glynn has 25 years’ experience teaching primary and secondary age children in mainstream, home school and special school settings in the UK and Ireland.