General Vanier: Future Junior Chefs

Carmela Filippi, Educator, General Vanier Every Friday a special cooking class takes place after school with daycare educator Ms. Gina and the Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. Ms. Gina teaches the junior chefs how to chop up ingredients and then mix them together. A few weeks ago, the students learned how to make vegetable and…

Dante: German Spaetzle

What to do when your students just love to eat? We bake, cook and experiment with different methods of cooking our favourite foods. We made German Spaetzle. “It’s like fluffy clouds!” said one students. “This is why I love to come to daycare’ said another. From the looks of it, it was definitely a hit!…

Leonardo Da Vinci: Baking Like Nonna

Bringing back old traditions, Grade 1 daycare students recently spent one morning learning how to bake like Nonna, or Grandmother. The children enjoyed adding and mixing all the ingredients. When asked, Eva said her favourite part was eating all the delicious cookies! By Ana Maria and Vanessa, daycare educators

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…