Tasting Week is an all volunteer, food educational effort for students, taught by local chefs in local schools. This year I was placed back at Juana Briones in Palo Alto. We started off with a class about the hidden sugars in snack foods Then did a cooking demo of Asian Lettuce Cups for the kids… continue reading
Welcome the to Future Chefs competition at JLS Middle School in Palo Alto. 20 students are competing in this year’s annual event. The theme is Healthy Snacks. Junior chefs in action – one hour time limit to complete their snack. This one was a doll. This one too – and one of the winners! The… continue reading
Camp Jive cooking teaches about reducing food waste. In class we learn that Americans create 135 million tons of greenhouse gases from the food we throw away. How many cows is that? Imagine this $1000 represents all the water in the world. If 80% is used in the US just for agriculture – how much… continue reading
Snack Attack! is back! Part of Tasting Week 2013 The reviews were good: “Thank you again for this wonderful workshop! It was a pleasure to see you do your magic with the kids and walk them through the differences between whole foods and junk foods. I loved the part you had them read the name… continue reading
It’s time for Snack Attack! at Bowman International School in Palo Alto. We made Roasted Candied Carrots and Winter Squash Nut Bread Everyone had a great time.
Chefs Move to Schools hosts Snack Attack! Bowman International and Barron Park School in Palo Alto, CA (in conjunction with Bay Area Tasting Week) October, 2012 Students seat themselves on floor cushions and Snack Attack! begins. Chef Laura Stec, her volunteers, and a whole foods show and tell platter of brown rice, corn, milk, nuts,… continue reading