Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden News 15 June 2018

This fortnight our master chefs made pumpkin and silver beet frittata using the fresh pumpkin from our garden. Most of the children thoroughly enjoyed it and it makes a great alternative for the lunch box for parents or carers looking for a new idea. Here is the recipe: 6 large eggs 2 cups of diced
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Kitchen Garden News – camembert cheese and Anzac biscuits

The first week of term had us jumping feet first into preparations for the Maleny Show. Year 2 classes spent their lessons tackling the art of making Camembert cheese. A lot of science was used as we heated milk, added cultures, stirred and recorded temperature and PH levels. Curds were then strained into hoops before
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Eat a rainbow – Kitchen Garden news

We have had such fun exploring our theme “Eat a Rainbow’ this term. Students have expanded their taste buds trying new and different coloured fruits and vegetables. Every child who eats all their food in Kitchen Garden gets a tick on their chart and once they have five ticks they can choose from our prize
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Kitchen Garden – loving the rain

Our garden has really loved the rain over the past fortnight. We had many requests for this fortnight’s recipe, so here it is: Rainbow dip Ingredients: 100 grams tasty cheese 1 can red kidney beans sour cream 2 roma tomatoes 2 shallots 1 avocado 1 tablespoon of homemade taco seasoning tortilla/corn chips to serve Method:
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Eating rainbows in Kitchen Garden

This term we are learning about eating rainbows – not the rainbows in the sky but rather a rainbow of coloured fruit and vegetables.Classes are learning that different coloured fruits and vegetables are required by our bodies to keep us fit and healthy. All of our recipes are rainbow based this term to reflect our
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What’s happening in the Kitchen Garden?

Healthy choices for school children

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome back existing GCC families and introduce our wonderful Kitchen Garden program to our new families. As part of the P-2 curriculum at GCC, classes participate in fortnightly Kitchen Garden (KG) lessons. Our KG program provides hands on experience for the students to grow and maintain the
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Kitchen Garden – curry in a hurry

Our sunflower seedlings are growing well and some were big enough for students to take home and plant into their home gardens. If your child/children grows their sunflower seedling into a magnificently large specimen we would love a photo! Lots of harvested onions, eggplant and potatoes and a drizzly, rainy day called for a warming
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Kitchen Garden News

Classes had a great time getting dirty and digging for buried ‘treasure’. The treasure was in fact potatoes….lots and lots of potatoes; red ones, white ones, big ones and small. Such a bumper crop from only one garden bed! We also harvested a large crop of onions and leeks which will be used in the
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Strawberry muffins recipe

This fortnight our master chefs made delicious wholesome strawberry muffins recipe using our juicy strawberries from the garden. These muffins are super easy to make and are a healthy addition to the lunchbox. We harvested lots of fresh beetroot which we turned into beetroot spaghetti. We used a special spiral slicer (also available from K-mart)
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How do you get kids to eat cabbage?

How do you get kids to eat cabbage? You make the delicious cabbage rolls that our junior chefs created this fortnight. Fresh cabbage from the garden was steamed then the leaves were filled and rolled with a tasty chicken, rice and herb stuffing and then smothered in tomato passata…..yum! The recipe is from the “Cooking
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