Videos: Brilliant baking

Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for Cooking and food skills for children aged 5-8 years.

Key Fact 1

There is a variety of ingredients that can be used for cooking.

Key Fact 2

There are lots of different pieces of equipment used in cooking, some of which have special jobs.

Key Fact 3

There are a number of basic food skills which enable us to cook a variety of dishes.

Key Fact 4

It is important to store, prepare and cook food safely and hygienically.

Key Fact 5

When planning to cook, we need to consider the time of day, person and occasion.

Videos: Peel, chop and grate

See how to prepare fruit and vegetables safely.

Video downloads - Peel, chop and grate

See how to prepare fruit and vegetables safely.

Cool creations

Non-cook recipes for the primary school classroom.

Videos: Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking!

Video downloads - Cool creations

See how to make some recipes that do not need any cooking!

Hot and happening

Recipes that involve the use of the grill or hob.

Videos: Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Video downloads - Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Brilliant baking

Baking recipes for the primary classroom.

Videos: Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Video downloads - Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Fantastic fish cakes

Fantastic fish cakes

First, get the equipment ready.

Next, get the ingredients.

Place the oatcakes in the food bag.

Next, crush the oatcakes in the food bag.

Tip the crushed oat cakes onto the plate.

Place the cold mashed potato, cooked cod and frozen vegetables into the bowl.

Tear the parsley leaves into small pieces.

Next, mix everything together. Use the fork to help break up the fish.

Divide the mixture into four.

Place one portion on the chopping board.

Next, mould the portion into a round shape.

Repeat the process with the remaining portions.

The mixture can also be shaped into a fish.

Press each side of the cake into the oatcakes.

Next, place onto the baking tray.

Wearing oven gloves, place the fish cakes into the oven to bake for 20 -25 minutes.

Wearing oven gloves, remove the fish cakes from the oven.

Fantastic fish cakes

In this demonstration you will see how to make cod and vegetable fish cakes.

Fancy fish fingers

In this demonstration you will discover how to make salmon fish fingers.

Bread

In this demonstration you will see bread being made. There are hundred of different varieties of bread, which are eaten throughout the world. Bread is made from flour, which is milled from wheat.

Delicious Dough

In this demonstration, you will see bread dough being used to make something savoury and something sweet.

Fruit Scones

In this demonstration, you will see fruit scones being made. Making scones uses a method called rubbing-in. Scones can be sweet or savoury.

Cheese Straws

In this demonstration, you will see cheese straws being made (a type of savoury biscuit). This recipe uses a method called rubbing-in.

Gingerbread People

In this demonstration, you will see gingerbread people being made. This recipe uses the melting method to make biscuits.

Blueberry Muffins

In this demonstration, you will see blueberry muffins being made.

Special smoked haddock samosas

During this demonstration you will see how to create delicious smoked haddock samosas.