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Fruit Kebabs

Last week the pupils in The Glen made Fruit Kebabs to give everybody an opportunity to taste different types of fruit. We used banana, apple, pear, kiwi, mango, orange, melon and kaki. We looked at the colour of the skin and the inside of each of the fruit. We cut them up into cubes and each pupil put their own selection of fruit onto
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Cooking With Rhubarb

Today we were cooking in the school kitchen while the rest of the class were playing a Gaelic football match. We made four different desserts: Cottage Pudding, Rhubarb Trifle, Rhubarb Jelly and a Raspberry Mousse. We went into the school’s organic garden to pick some rhubarb and then we went into the kitchen to start cooking. At first we washed and dried the rhubarb,
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Making Smoothies

On Friday, when the girls in the class had gone to visit the Mercy secondary school, we made smoothies in the school kitchen. We used pineapple, banana, kiwi, pear, apple, oranges, melon, blueberries, blackberries, yogurt and honey. We peeled the fruit, cut it up into small pieces, put it into a bowl and blended it using a hand blender until it was smooth. We
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Food Sayings

Yesterday we started learning in our geography about the food we eat. At the end of the chapter we discovered some food sayings, like “That’s not my cup of tea” and “Hunger is the best sauce”. We also looked in our Peannaireacht book because there was some food sayings in there as well. We asked our followers on Twitter (@mrquinnsclass) if they knew any
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Trans Atlantic Pomegranate Tasting

Rang III Pomegranate Tasting Today we tasted pomegranates in school. 22 people liked them and 5 people didn’t like them. We were tasting them with two other schools in America on Twitter. The schools we were tasting them with are in Indiana, USA. We ate the seeds, they were nice and juicy. Some people didn’t like the seeds but liked the juice. Lots of
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The Rotten Melon

Near the start of the year we were doing science work on how food goes off. Sam brought in a Galia melon that was starting to go off. At that stage it looked like a normal melon with a bit of mould on the bottom. We left it on the window sill since then and we have been keeping an eye on it ever
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Vegetable and Fruit Printing

We did fruit and vegetable prints at school. Some of the vegetables we used are potatoes, carrots, bananas, radish, pepper and onions. We used different paints and put the vegetables in the paint. We stuck them on the wall in the classroom when they were dry. The vegetable prints were great fun to make. By Aidan D and Ciara Mc