Kitchen Garden

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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Kitchen Garden News

We had a very excited child ask this week “My Mum would like to know if she can come to Kitchen Garden one day and help, would that be ok?” The answer is, “Absolutely!”  We appreciate extra hands in Kitchen Garden and the children love to see parents and carers participating. If you would like
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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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