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Activity: Prepare a baked lamb dinner for your family.

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

 

Baked Leg of LambStuff you will need:

1. A leg of lamb. Check the size that your family usually eats.
2. A sprig of rosemary
3. 2 cloves of garlic
4. Potatoes - one medium size for each member of the family.
5. Sweet potato - one slice for each member of the family.
6. Onions - one per person
7. Flour - plain, 3 tablespoons
8. Large baking dish
9. Pumpkin - one slice per person.

What to do

1. Carefully slice garlic length ways into 3.
2. Make six holes in the lamb - have them spread out over the whole of the lamb.
3. Into the holes, place some rosemary leaves and a slice of garlic
4. Place into pan.
5. Peel and slice potatoes and place around lamb.
6. Cut off the tops and bottoms of the onions and place these around lamb.
7. Cut out pumpkin seeds and peel. (Sometimes leave the skin on - it's delicious). Place in pan. If you have a few people in your family, you might need to have another pan.
8. Bake at 180 degrees or 350 degrees for one hour. Turn vegetables and meat.
9. Bake a further half an hour.
10. To make the gravy. Place meat and vegetables on a plate and replace in oven (now turned off). Pour off fat from pan but retain the juices. Add flour. Stir until the flour is mixed with the juices. Slowly add some water and return the pan to the stove heat, stirring all the time. When thicken, pour over meat and vegetables. You may need to add seasonings to your family's taste.

Kitchen hand - after preparing the meal, wash up as many items as possible before serving. After the meal, wash up or put into dishwasher.

 




Online

Comparing Recipes Online

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

 

 

1. You are to go to the following websites to compare and contrast two recipes as a Chef, Fast Food Cook or Kitchen Hand. Reading

Maggie Beer

Maggie Beer
Maggie Beer: Espresso Panna Cotta

Maggie Beer
Taste

Taste
Taste: Panna Cotta

Taste
All Recipes

All Recipes
All Recipes

All Recipes

Best Recipes

Best Recipes
Best Recipes

Best Recipes

2. Create a table for the Chef, Fast Food Cook, and Kitchen Hand for both the Pizza and Panna Cotta and answer the following questions:

  • Which recipe is the simplest to make with the smallest number of ingredients?
  • Which recipe takes the shortest amount of time to construct?
  • Which recipe would be give the best return for a Chef? [Acclaim, Presentation, Appeal?] A Fast Food Cook? [Time to create, Acclaim, Presentation, Appeal?] Why? Why not?
  • Which recipe would be the simplest for the Kitchen Hand to wash up and get the next lot of utensils ready?
  • Which recipe is the best value for money - for the Chef and the Fast Food Cook?

3. In pairs, choose a recipe to cook or videotape the process.

4. Create an eLearning Journal of the videos and discuss which recipe is the best value for money.

 

 

 

Websites, Games & Apps

Cooking Games

PrimaryPrimary

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability





On this site you can download lots of free online cooking games!

Cooking Games

MasterChef

MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

 

Go and have a look at the current or old recipes and start cooking!

 

Masterchef

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List - App

High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List App
Price: Free
Developer: Conde Nast Digital

Epi Screenshots

 

Kitchen Calculator PRO - App

High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

Kitchen Calculator PRO Apps
Price:$4.99
Developer: Forward Leap, LLC

 

Kitchen Calculator Screenshots
Jamie Oliver - 20 Minute Meals

High SchoolSecondary
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability


Jamie Oliver app
Price: $9.99
Developer: Zolmo
Jamie Oliver Screenshots
ABC Splash: Gobbling Goblins

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle

Numeracy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy




Takes a little while to download.
Gobbling Goblins

 

 

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