June 18, 2015 Today is the last class and last lab of the year. Students finished Thailand by making Thai Banana Roti Gulay. They were delicious!
June 17, 2015 The major project for this term was a demonstration on a chosen country. Here is some of the marvelous food.
France - Cream Puffs
Spain - Gypsy's Arm Cake
Japan - Mango Sushi
May 19, 2015 The next country is Thailand. The Pad Thai lab today went very well.
May 8, 2015
Totady we did a tea-tasting activity where students got an idea about how this process works.
May 6, 2015
Our second lab for the Scandinavian unit was Danish spritz cookies using the cookies presses. Looks like fun!
April 28, 2015
Today was the first lab in our Scandinavian unit. Students made Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and gravy. Some students tried the traditional ligonberry jam as an accompaniment.
April 16, 2015
Today was the last lab in the Israel unit and also the last day for our student teachers Ms Chandler and Ms Yong to teach these classes. The rugulach was done very well.
April 10 The second country covered by the student teachers is Israel. The first lab today was pita bread and hummus. This is a particularly puffy batch. Well done Jasbrina, Jenny and Wendy!
April 2, 2015
The second lab for Russia was Apple Sharlotka, which is a type of foam cake.
March 27, 2015 Student teachers Ms. Yong and Ms. Chandler are teaching these classes now.Today was a Russian pyrogie festival.
March 5, 2015 Today's lab was scones for our second country - Scotland.
February 25, 2015
Canada is the first country of study for the 2nd semester group and today the students made a classic - Nanaimo Bars.
The second group of students has now started the course. Lab # 1 was a favourite family food chosen by the students.
Mini biscuits with bacon and cheese
January 30, 2015 Students worked in groups to research a country and present a demonstration to the class. Here is Clarissa Lee demonstrating Korean gimbap.
Mexican Dulce de leche brownies - Thanks Simran, Angel and Courteney.
Sweet and sour pork
Continuing with Scandinavia, on Dec. 17th we made either spritz cookies or soft ginger cookies. Yummy and festive!
Our current area of study is Scandinavia. Our latest lab was Swedish meatballs served with potatoes, gravy and traditional lingonberry jam which is much like cranberry.
While studying Australia, one of our labs was pikelets, which are tiny, cold pancakes served with jam and cream. Check out the beautiful ones here and also the creative experimental "face" pancake.
Some great teamwork here to make pyrogies when we studied Russia.