Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden News

Kitchen Garden is very quiet at the moment without our beautiful Preps to Year 2 students. Mrs McClure and I have been busy keeping our garden weeded, planting our seedlings that have grown over the holidays, pruning our trees and harvesting our beautiful cucumbers and sweet potatoes. We have corn, tomatoes, lettuce, capsicum and more cucumbers
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Kitchen Garden – sweet potato gnocchi

Sweet potato gnocchi with tomato basil sauce is on the menu this week in Kitchen Garden as we continue to use our abundance of sweet potato and another herb to try. Most children have loved it and licked the tomato basil sauce off their plates. After all the rain and hot weather we have had,
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Kitchen Garden learn about herbs

In Weeks 6 and 7 we continue to learn about herbs. The children are enjoying finding different herbs in the garden, smelling and tasting them. We have been busy planting beans, pumpkin, cucumber and kale and there is always a lot of weeding to be done. In the kitchen, our little chefs have been making delicious sage
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Welcome to Kitchen Garden for 2020

It is so wonderful to meet all our new students and to see all the children back from their holidays and ready to learn in our wonderful Kitchen Garden. We started the year making a watermelon and mint smoothie with our beautiful big watermelons that grew over the summer holidays. We have harvested our sweet
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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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