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Lesson overview:Minimising waste

  • how to competently use a range of cooking techniques for example, selecting and preparing ingredients; using utensils and electrical equipment
  • how to taste and cook a broader range of ingredients and healthy recipes, accounting for a range of needs, wants and values
  • how to actively minimise food waste such as composting fruit and vegetable peelings and recycling food packaging
  • how to competently use a range of cooking techniques for example, selecting and preparing ingredients; using utensils and electrical equipment
  • how to taste and cook a broader range of ingredients and healthy recipes, accounting for a range of needs, wants and values
  • how to actively minimise food waste such as composting fruit and vegetable peelings and recycling food packaging

Equipment Required

Basic food equipment

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.