Monthly Archives: February 2017

Wholegrain Rolls & Fresh Herbs

Year 7 and 8 students from North Street School tried their hand at baking wholegrain bread rolls today in Wholegrain Organics’ bakery kitchen. After weighing in the correct amount of water, yeast, wholegrain flour and salt they kneaded by hand for 10 minutes, getting quite sticky hands in the process! While the rolls were rising they learnt about the different grains, and the grinding process to make flour. Continue reading

North Street School Baking Experience

Year 7 students from North Street school have been baking wholegrain rolls at Wholegrain Organics’ kitchen on The Square, and cooking a hearty creamy vegetable soup in the Youth Space kitchen (Coleman Mall). Students learnt about 13 different kinds of grain, had turns milling the grain into flour, and sorted the grains into gluten-containing and gluten-free. The rolls turned out delicious and were¬†enjoyed by all with the soup for lunch.

Knife skills came to the fore as everyone was hands on dicing, peeling and slicing an array of vegetables for the organic soup which was thickened with creamed cashews, and flavoured with fresh herbs. The rainy weather seemed to enhance everyone’s appetite! Continue reading