Have you ever had a Jam Jar Salad?

Have you ever had a Jam Jar Salad?

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Something you can rustle together very very quickly
  • It can save you a lot of money
  • Delicious healthy food
  • We want to have all the elements of a balanced plate
  • Crunchy things at top and wet things at the bottom
  • So it doesn’t go soggy
  • Under 600 calories
  • It’s going to release energy nice and slowly
  • It shouldn’t take any more than about 3 minutes to put together
  • Just grab and go
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of salt and pepper
  • A little squeeze of lemon juice
  • Give it a little toss around
  • Pop it in, press it down
  • Different flavors and herbs
  • Influences from other countries
  • Meals on the go
A big fat Greek-Italian wedding on a plate

A big fat Greek-Italian wedding on a plate

  [Jamie Oliver]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • A hot summer’s day
  • My big fat Greek-Italian Wedding on a plate
  • BBQ Lamb
  • Lamb chops
  • Heavy on the black pepper
  • Pound the hell out of it
  • Sprinkle this  over
  • Throw it on the grill
  • A wood fire
  • The wood oven
  • Simple roasted carrots  with some onions
  • With tin foil over it
  • I’m going to add loads of bay leaves
  • I’m going to hit it up with some honey
  • A nice big handful of pistachios
  • This goes back in the oven
  • Fast cooking cut of meat or a slow cooking cut of meat
  • Some bits of charcoal
  • Fat facing down
  • Bulgur wheat
  • I’ve trashed the tin
  • We taking lamb to another level
  • This is a Greek-Italian love fest
  • Viva food tube

Job Profile  –  Chef

“Chefs prepare food using a variety of cooking methods. In large kitchens they usually work as part of a team. The head chef runs the entire kitchen.

You will need to have a keen interest in food and cooking, and be able to do several tasks at once. You’ll be able to show off your creative side by presenting dishes in imaginative ways.

If you love food and really enjoy cooking, this could be the perfect career for you.

You may not need any academic qualifications to start work as a trainee chef, although it may help if you have a good general standard of education including GCSEs in subjects like English and maths.

Your main tasks as a chef would include :

  • preparing, cooking and presenting food in line with required standards
  • keeping preparation at the right level
  • making sure that food is served promptly
  • monitoring food production to ensure consistent quality and portion size
  • stock control
  • following relevant hygiene, health and safety guidelines.

Skills, interests and qualities

To become a chef, you will need to have:

  • a keen interest in food and cooking
  • strong communication and leadership skills
  • the ability to work under pressure
  • high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • the ability to do several tasks at once
  • creativity and imagination for food presentation
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • good organisation skills”
[National Career Service ]




[woolworths south africa]

Falafel snacks

Cut Woolworths multiseed wraps into smaller circles. (Tip: keep the extra trimmings.) Char the edges slightly, then top with tzatziki or beetroot hummus, warm falafels, fresh mint and crunchy seeds. Ta da!

Creative croutons

Take those leftover wrap strips and pan fry until golden and crunchy. Serve as delicious croutons on your Woolworths roasted butternut & beetroot salad. Yum!

Summer nachos

Cut a multiseed wrap into triangles and grill until crisp. Serve warm, topped with full cream Ayrshire plain yoghurt, ready to eat slaw, cooked corn, cut from the cob, fresh jalapeños and fresh coriander. Enjoy!

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Watch the following video :


Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • From start to finish
  • Strikes a great balance between sweet and spicy
  • Frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • Place the lid on firmly
  • Turn the machine on
  • Flip the switch to high
  • Run the machine for about 30 – 60 seconds
  • Take a peak inside
  • You don’t want to over process
  • A consistency of a milkshake
  • A firmer texture
  • Nothing beats a scoop of homemade ice-cream except two scoops