Be Smart

Be Smart

[Woolworths  SA]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• 3 Ways to fight food waste

• Don’t toss scraps like carrot tops

• Slightly squishy berries

• Yummy snacks

• Think beyond

• Wilted leaves

• Handful mixed fresh herbs

• Dairy free pesto

• Flavored water

• Great alternative to fizzy drinks

• Veggie broth

• Leftover veggies

• Extract all the flavors

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This is much more fun

This is much more fun

 [Great Big Story]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video  :

  • An Icelandic baker
  • An unconventional oven
  • By burying it underground
  • It is heated for 24 hours by nearby hot springs
  • On the surface
  • We could put it in the oven
  • This is much more fun
  • A volcanic region
  • 30 Active volcanoes
  • Boiling hot water
  • He uses them to his advantage
  • It dates back a hundred of years
  • We use a thermometer to check the heat
  • Our biggest challenge is rain


When life gives you oranges

When life gives you oranges


Candied Citrus Peels

1 pink grapefruit,  2 oranges,  2 lemons,  3 ½ cups sugar, divided


Score grapefruit, oranges, and lemons through peel from top to bottom in 6 sections for grapefruit and 4 for oranges and lemons (don’t cut into fruit). Pull off strips of peel with your fingers. Slide a small, sharp knife along inside of peels to remove excess membrane so peels are about ¼ in. thick. Cut peels lengthwise into strips about ½  in. wide in center and tapered on ends.

Put peels in a 3- to 4-qt. saucepan and add cold water to cover. Bring to a boil, then drain. Repeat twice more.

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A cup of Mexican coffee

A cup of Mexican coffee


Learn how to make this Mexican classic that will add a kick to your coffee routine. The blend of spices and cocoa perfectly complement the coffee, resulting in a delicious beverage.

 [Starbucks Coffee]
Bring out the flavour with herbs

Bring out the flavour with herbs

   Green Renaissance


Thyme enhances the flavor of olive oil, pickled olives, butter, vinegar, meats, poultry, fish, soups and stews, and vegetable dishes.

Fresh garden salads as well as stuffed baked vegetables benefit from the addition of thyme. It can also be added to breads, cookies, and spoon sweets.

Origin, History, and Mythology  :

Gaius Plinius Secundus, (circa 23 – 79 A.C.E.), better known as Pliny the Elder, said that when thyme is burned, it “puts to flight all venomous creatures.”

In mythical folklore, thyme flowers were full of perfume and nectar for the bees, traditionally the messengers of the faery world. The bower of the Fairy Queen Titania in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is described as being in “…a bank where the wild thyme blows, where oxlips and the nodding violet grows…”.

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