Videos: Brilliant baking

Teachers' Guide

This is the main guide for Food and farming for children aged 5-8 years.

Key Fact 1

All food comes from plants or animals.

Key Fact 2

Food has to be farmed, caught or grown at home.

Key Fact 3

Food is changed from farm to fork.

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.

Hot and happening

Recipes that involve the use of the grill or hob.

Videos: Hot and happening

See how to cook delicious hot meals.

Brilliant baking

Baking recipe for the primary classroom.

Videos: Brilliant baking

See how to bake a range of recipes.

Plant or animal?

Do you know which food comes from a plant and which food comes from an animal?

Where do my meals come from? (5-8 years)

Do you know where the food in your meals comes from?

From farm to fork!

This board game is designed to help children understand where their food comes from.

Farm to fork challenge (5-8 years)

Do you know what happens to your food from the farm to your fork?

Videos: Farming

See how crops and animals are farmed in the UK.

Cornish Pasties

Cornish Pasties

First, get the equipment ready.

Next, get the ingredients. 

Put the meat, potato, onion, swede, and water into the bowl, and season with a few twists of black pepper. 

Mix everything together. 

On a lightly floured surface, divide the pastry into four.

Take one piece of pastry, and roll it out. Put a plate on top and cut around it to make a circle of pastry. 

Spoon some filling in the middle of the circle. 

Next, brush the edges of the pastry with beaten egg.

Pull up the two opposite sides of pastry and pinch them together all the way along.  

Brush with beaten egg.

Transfer the pasty onto the baking tray.

Repeat this with the remaining pastry and filling.

Wearing oven gloves, place the tray into the hot oven. 

Bake for one hour.

Wearing oven gloves, remove the pasties from the oven, and allow to cool.

Rhubarb and orange crumble

In this demonstration you will see a fruit crumble being made.

Shortbread

In this demonstration you will see shortbread being made. This is a type of biscuit from Scotland.

Soda bread

In this demonstration you will see soda bread being made. This is a traditional bread from Northern Ireland.

Cornish Pasties

In this demonstration you will see Cornish pasties being made. This is a traditional dish from England (Cornwall).