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Let the foodie do the work...

Through this activity the students learnt the spirit of teamwork, culinary skills, appreciating the hard work put into cooking. The aim of the activity was also to provide a platform for students to showcase their talent and explore new areas of interest.

Cooking or cookery is the art, science, and craft of using heat to prepare food for consumption. Cooking can also occur through chemical reactions without the presence of heat, such as in crevice, a traditional South American dish where fish is cooked with the acids in lemon or lime juice or orange juice.

Older school-age kids are probably ready for a challenge. Let them take the lead on choosing and preparing a more involved, healthy dish, starting with making the grocery list.

Be the assistant in the kitchen when needed, and supervise if your child needs a lesson in using any unfamiliar cooking equipment. Closely monitor or take over any work that requires the stove, oven or knives. And don’t forget to shower the chef with compliments when you taste the finished product. After creating one dish solo, your child might want to take on an entire meal or some other challenge, such as doubling a recipe or cutting it in half.

"Nothing as creative as cooking."

A hatbox, straw box, fireless cooker, insulation cooker, wonder oven, self-cooking apparatus, Norwegian cooker or retained-heat cooker is a cooker that utilizes the heat of the food being cooked to complete the cooking process. Food items to be cooked are heated to boiling point, and then insulated.

The process of cooking food breaks down some of its fibers and plant cell walls, making it easier for the body to digest and absorb the nutrients ( 17 ). Cooking also generally improves the taste and aroma of food, which makes it much more enjoyable to eat.

  • Cooking makes food easy to digest.

  • Cooking of food adds variety to our meals.

  • Cooking helps to keep food longer.

  • Cooking makes food safe.

  • Cooking improves the appearance, texture, color, flavor, and taste of food.

We here at Gajera International School, Katargam (Pre-Primary Section) thus to boost up the same habit among our little kids. We hold cooking without fire competition for parents.

It makes food more appetizing and palatable. It makes food easier to digest. It makes food safe to eat. Cooking destroys many harmful micro-organisms or germs in the food.

A fireless steam locomotive is similar to a conventional steam locomotive, but has a reservoir, known as a steam accumulator, instead of a boiler. The locomotive can work like this until the pressure has dropped to a minimum useful level or the water runs out, after which it must be recharged.

Cooked foods tend to be softer than raw ones, so humans can eat them with smaller teeth and weaker jaws. Cooking also increases the energy they can get from the food they eat. Starchy potatoes and other tubers, eaten by people across the world, are barely digestible when raw.

"Cooking is for the soul."

Cooking can help young kids learn and practice some basic math concepts and build language skills. And the experience of creating meals with you can help build their self-confidence and lay the foundation for healthy eating habits.

It may take a little flexibility and some simple prep work, but with the right expectations, your time in the kitchen with your preschooler can be a culinary adventure you'll both enjoy.

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