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  • Find out what makes a balanced diet.

  • Learn about being safe in the kitchen.

  • Choose three dishes to prepare and cook. At least one dish should be savory, and one should be sweet. Remember, an adult must supervise you.

  • Try different kinds of food from another country. 

  • Cook something on a stick. Remember, an adult must supervise you.

  • Learn the basic rules of safety and hygiene in the kitchen. make a poster to explain why they’re important.

  • Learn what the major food groups are. How do they fit into a healthy diet?

  • Plan, cook, serve and clear away a two-course meal for at least two people, (you can be one of them). The meal should prepare and cook vegetables as part of the menu. Remember, an adult must supervise you. 

  • Plan a menu for a weekend event for four people (one is a vegetarian). Your planning should include the quantities you’ll need and a shopping list.

  • Cook and serve at least two of the meals from your menu for at least two people.

  • The meal must be at least two courses (a main course and either a starter or sweet).

  • Washing up after a meal including utensils, pots and pans, plates, glasses and cutlery, dispose of the rubbish and leftover food in a way that prevents vermin or illness.

  • Create a menu for a weekend camp for 10 people and budget for your menu and assist with shopping for the ingredients.

  • Demonstrate your knowledge of hygiene in the kitchen and how to prevent food poisoning.

  • Cook and serve your planned menu, demonstrating preparation and serving skills

  • Bake three different large cakes (20cm or bigger) with different icings and decoration, using techniques like rubbing in, creaming, melting and whisking.

  • Bake a sweet or savoury tart, such as a quiche or a tarte tatin.

  • Bake 12 iced and filled cupcakes.

  • Bake 12 biscuits, iced using the flooding method.

  • Bake 12 scones

  • Bake A loaf of bread using yeast.

  • Bake 12 flatbreads.