B.A.S.E. & the Food Revolution

Next week the EMSB Before and After School (B.A.S.E.) Daycare Program will be hosting its second annual Food Revolution Day Celebration. Here is a little taste of what happened last year. Thanks to Chef Massimo, Chef Theo, and Chef Julia for cooking with B.A.S.E. students!

Parkdale: Let’s Taste Mexico!

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor With the B.A.S.E. Daycare Food Revolution Day Celebration coming up later this month, we thought we’d give you a little taste of the cooking that goes on in our daycares! On a frigid Friday in March, B.A.S.E. Daycare students at Parkdale Elementary School warmed up with a culinary trip to…

St. Raphael: Food and Culture

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor B.A.S.E. Cooking Club students at St. Raphael’s spent the month of February cooking African and Caribbean dishes with Ms. Melina in honour of Black History month. On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, students, staff and parents gathered to celebrate the end of their month of learning. Here’s a little video of that…

General Vanier: Green Club Intergenerational Cooking Workshop

Ryan Oxley, B.A.S.E. Green Initiative Advisor This fall, students from General Vanier’s Green Club enjoyed a fun cooking experience with seniors from the local Saint Leonard area. Grade 4, 5 and 6 students interacted alongside seniors to make two flavours of pumpkin seeds as well as a pumpkin and orange jam. The students had lots of…

St. Raphael: A Spicy Lesson

Hugh, Grade 3, St. Raphael Today in Cooking Club Ms. Melina brought all these veggies, herbs and spices. And something called “couscous.” The point of the lesson was to take something bland, like a grain and spice it up according to our flavour palette. First we tried all the veggies, herbs and spices alone; there…