“No one is born a great cook, One learns by doing”- Julia child
Food is the essential element in life. That too tasty food touches the soul and makes it happy. Well such a food is a divine and cooking is an art. There are various theories related to science of cooking, further healthy food is the other part. We wonder what makes food tasty. But, certainly we can conclude and agree the above stated quote that cooking can be learned by doing. Once practiced and made consistently with improvements one can surely learn cooking. Understanding this factor international schools today are including cooking activities from lower grades. One main part about such learning is the ability to learn cooking which is basically meeting fundamental need of body that is food. Everyone should learn to fill their own stomach and should not be dependent on others. With such a habit we can help kids grow and live independently at much early age. Here are some of the ways tried out in schools to learn cooking:
- Food Festivals:
Not only our own regions food but every individual should enjoy the variety of food styles from different countries. Knowing such variances one must enjoy every type of food, in this light, an International school conducted a food festival covering worldwide countries food styles. The students represented each country and made food from there and demonstrated in the festival. All parents and students got aware about variety of styles.
- Fun Fairs:
To support and develop the future chef’s. Fun fairs are organized in which the students who can cook, exhibit their food preparation and so they get motivation to improve and learn further. It is an activity through which kids get aware about cooking and its benefits.
With technology cooking is improved largely and people are getting new ideas instantly. In this light, kids make projects at schools to spread awareness about cooking by making the videos of the best quality food styles. They cover region wise food styles and spread its awareness.
- Chef meets:
Important part of learning is the experience. To gain motivation and insights of cooking. Some international schools call the best chef’s to discuss their life and learning with kids. They get inspired with their life journey like how they sustained their passion and turned it into their own profession.