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  • Y13 BTEC Hospitality students cook the school lunches

    October 17, 2017 Chris Lord

    Well done to all the Y13 BTEC Hospitality students, who today prepared,m cooked and served their own meals to serve to students and staff in the main at lunch. They have working in small teams for the last few weeks, to plan their meals and make sure it met all nutritional guidelines and fit in with the budgeting constraints of a school meal, as well ensuring it could all be cooking in time. All meals were sold for $25 and they served over 150 people in 30 mins, which is a great achievements. Here is the menu that students   and staff had to choose from. Shredded Roasted Jerk Chicken with Rice and beans and stir fried vegetables or Filipino Seafood or Vegetable Noodle Stir fry with fresh spring roll or Beef and Vegetable Quesadilla with Coleslaw The feedback was all extremely positive and the student worked extremely hard to ensure the quality was the best it could be and that everyone world be happy with the food they were served. Thanks to all the students involved and to everyone that came and supported the event   ...

  • Homemade pasta week – Chefs of the week (Aika, Vanessa and Agastya)

    October 9, 2017 Chris Lord

    Homemade Pasta week is always a favourite with the students and this week was no exception. Student made their own dough and had a work outr whilst rolling out the pasta dough and deciding on whether to make spaghetti or tagliatelle or a shape of their own making. They then learnt sauce tomate and veloute, two more of the mother sauces and decided which to make for their dish. Well done to Aika and Vanessa , who made a perfect dish with great working practices and teamwork and to Agastya who made his own filling for ravioli , going the extra mile  

  • Week 6 (Mother Sauces) – Eggs Benedict Challenge. Chefs of the Week Piya and rachel

    September 25, 2017 Chris Lord

    Thius week in Lord’s Kitchen we started to learn how to make the 5 mother sauces and we began by making a roux and adding milk to make it into a bechimel sauce to make macaroni cheese, which the students ate some for their lunch and the rest was kept to bake for the staff helping at Stra in Their Eyes tomorrow. The second part of the lesson the students were challenged to copy Mr Lord’s demonstration of Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce. Mr Pawlyn, who is a self proclaimed Eggs Benedict connoisseur, came to judge and Piya and Rachel were awarded Chef of the Week, for having the perfect consistency of the their Hollandaise and professional and trendy  presentation

  • Week 4 Seafood (Paella)- Chefs of the Week (Kabir and Hamish)

    September 18, 2017 Chris Lord

    Week 4 of Lord’s Kitchen saw the students tackle seafood. They had to scale and fillet fish, de-vein prawns, open scallop shells and clean squid. The students then learn how to use all their different types of seafood and make it into Spanish Paella, which they all took some home and then served some for the staff. Kabir and Hamish were awarded chef of the week, for there precise working practices and care and attention when preparing the fish and cooking the Paella.  

  • Lord’s Kitchen (week 3 – Meat). Chefs of the week – Agastya, Aika and Onni

    September 4, 2017 Chris Lord

    In week 3 of Lord’s Kitchen we see how squeamish the students are, by tasking them with jointing a chicken and to be fair, they all took to the job like pros. The all made platters of creamy chicken casserole from the breast, breaded baked thighs and drumsticks and deep fried sweet chili chicken wings. It was hard to decide on the Chefs of the week, but Aika was very quick to joint her chicken and then helped others and Agastya and Onni, showed excellent teamwork to prepare their platter

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