Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden – homemade tortillas

This term we are investigating the soil and learning what is the best soil for our fruits and vegetables to grow in. Preppies had a fun time digging in the dirt looking for potatoes and what a bumper crop they harvested!  Our Master Chefs looked to Mexico this fortnight for their recipe. They made homemade
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Kitchen Garden News – eggplant pasta

This term in Kitchen Garden we have been learning about the healthy food pyramid. We have been discussing what we need to eat to keep our bodies healthy and strong. In the garden, we have harvested a big crop of eggplants and tomatoes that our chefs have used to create our eggplant pasta which most
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Kitchen Garden News – Term 2 Week 10

This week in Kitchen Garden we harvested a bumper crop of carrots, not your ordinary everyday carrots but crazy carrots! Our carrots had many twists and turns and many legs, some even looked like strange creatures from the deep but they tasted delicious! Eggplant and snow peas were also harvested in abundance. There is nothing
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Kitchen Garden News

How lovely it was to see the sunshine this week in Kitchen Garden. This fortnight has seen us harvest a bumper crop of eggplants which lead to the next challenge…how do we get the children to eat them? Our answer was to make a delicious eggplant, capsicum and onion dip served with homemade herb pikelets,
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Kitchen Garden News

WANTED: Picture tea towels. We are needing to make new aprons for our Master Chef’s so are looking for donations of picture tea towels to use. Everyone has one kicking around in their tea towel drawer. Perhaps you picked one up in Uluru, or at the Big Pineapple or on your trip to Greece. Maybe
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Kitchen Garden News 29 March 2019

This fortnight our master chefs made a delicious pasta dish. Here is the recipe: Pasta with asparagus and sage butter. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS250 grams of pasta of choice (we used shells)125 grams of butter½ cup of chopped fresh sage finely chopped1 bunch of asparagus, woody ends trimmed then cut into 2 cm lengthsSalt and pepperParmesan
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Kitchen Garden News 15 March 2019

This fortnight in Kitchen Garden our little green thumbs created a wonderful legume garden. They made tepee structures and bamboo climbing frames for the peas, beans and snow peas to climb up once they germinate. Lots of herbs have been planted into the herb garden including basil, coriander, parsley and lemongrass which are flourishing in
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Lady Flo’s famous pumpkin scones

Kitchen Garden classes have been busily preparing and planting our vegetable beds. We removed lots of weeds that had grown over the holidays and added compost from our compost bin, some Organic Xtra fertilizer and mulch before planting new seedlings. Lettuce, radish, beans, zucchini and sugar loaf cabbages have been planted as seedlings. We also
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Kitchen Garden News 16 November 2018

We have been very blessed this term with an abundance of delicious fresh vegetables to harvest. Our cabbages were used in chicken and coleslaw sliders in the first lessons of term and were devoured with gusto. Beans have been enjoyed freshly plucked from the bushes and there’s been no stopping the strawberries! The Prep classes
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Kitchen Garden News

The last few weeks in Kitchen Garden we have harvested lots of peas, beans, cabbage, kale, spinach, passion fruit and strawberries. This week our little cooks, with our beautiful pumpkins from our garden, have been cooking pumpkin wontons with a dipping sauce. The children have really enjoyed them so we thought you might like to
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