Roast Dinner Day 2012 tips and resources

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On this page you'll find lots of useful tools to help you get involved in Roast Dinner Day. For 2013 resources click here.

Keep checking back as we'll be adding our hints and tips to get you started, as well as more recipes to download.


Food for Life Partnership Roast Dinner Day Menu

To help you with your planning, here are some suggestions regarding the Roast Dinner Day menu.

Main course
Local/organic roast of your school’s choice
Cheesy courgette sausage*
Seasonal vegetables (can be from your school garden)
Roast/mashed potatoes
Seasonal fruit crumble*
Fresh milk custard
Fresh fruit salad

Click on the attachment above to download Jeanette Orrey's recipes, or try one of our FFLP school cooks.


Cook School Fresh

For Roast Dinner Day, we are delighted that our colleagues at Focus on Food have created some special recipes for you to try out with your friends and family at home, using their COOK SCHOOL fresh application.This is a free tool for teaching cooking designed to help promote, encourage and support the development of cooking skills.


The first two recipes are Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Soup and Roasted Vegetable Lasagne and additional recipes will be made available in the run up to the 20th November.

Go to the website now, dowload them and give them a go with your family and friends. There are loads of other resources there, you can even download the COOK SCHOOL fresh as a Android or iPhone app. 

This week's recipe - 19th September 2012

It's the second week in our run up to Roast Dinner Day, and our friends at Focus on Food are all about apples with this delicious, seasonal Parsnip and Apple Soup recipe. We hope you give it a try and let us know how it tastes! 

And now it's October, why don't you try making the Mushroom and Chestnut Filo Pie or Bubble and Squeak? Two more fantastic recipes provided for you to try out as the nights draw in.

The Food for Life Partnership is a network of schools and communities across England committed to transforming food culture. Together we are revolutionising school meals, reconnecting children and young people with where their food comes from, and inspiring families to grow and cook food.

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