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Lesson overview:Making a savoury salad

  • that food ingredients should be combined according to their sensory characteristics
  • the correct technical vocabulary for the projects they are undertaking
  • that food ingredients should be combined according to their sensory characteristics
  • the correct technical vocabulary for the projects they are undertaking

Experience of common fruit and vegetables, undertaking sensory activities i.e. appearance taste and smell.

Experience of cutting soft fruit and vegetables using appropriate utensils.

Fruit and vegetable names, names of equipment and utensils, sensory vocabulary e.g. soft, juicy, crunchy, sweet, sticky, smooth, sharp, crisp, sour, hard, flesh, skin, seed, pip, core, slicing, peeling, cutting, squeezing, healthy diet, choosing, ingredients, planning, investigating tasting, arranging, popular, design, evaluate, criteria

Equipment Required

Chopping boards, peeler, grater, washing up facilities, knives, range of fruit and veg, spoons, bowls

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.