Scottish School Meals Week
31st October – 4th November 2016
Each day will have a different food focus. Please see attached for further information.
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Catering colleagues in schools will also have details regarding the week long celebration.
Monday : Scottish School Cook of the Year 2016, Maria Millar’s menu; delicious chicken enchiladas & coleslaw, followed by strawberry cheesecake.
What can you do? Talk about the journey of food in Scotland, undertake taste tests, create and make your own recipes, keep a food diary.
Tuesday : Meat Free Day : school meals will include Quorn based recipes meeting school meal standards such as Quorn mince in a spicy tomato sauce or Quorn tikka masala.
What can you do? Discuss nutritional needs through exploring different dietary requirements. Taste test the meat free option offered in the school dining hall.
Wednesday : The Great Scottish Bake Off. Does your school cook have what it takes to join the best in Scotland for a bake off? Information and nominations can be found here; https://www.unileverfoodsolutions.co.uk/menu-support/baking-in-schools/big-school-bake-off-scotland.html
Make sure you nominate them no later than Friday 21st October!
What can you do? Host your own class bake off with catering colleagues as your judges.
Thursday : Big Brakes Scot Pot Challenge.
What can you do? Can learners design a one pot meal containing locally sourced ingredients?
Friday : Charity Day: Supporting Social Bite http://social-bite.co.uk/ or your own school nominated charity.
What can you do? Keep safe and hygienic when preparing food for a special school cafe event.