Environmental programs at several local schools have received recognition in the recent Lake Macquarie School Environment Awards, with Blacksmiths Primary School and St Mary’s High School at Gateshead taking out top honours.
Junior Masterchef is once again on our screens. For some reason, I find this version of Masterchef far more confronting than the adult series. While I am not bothered at all by adults preparing gourmet meals and intricate desserts, I find an 11-year-old who can debone a quail and temper their own chocolate vaguely intimidating, probably because they leave me with far less excuse for my own mediocre cooking skills.
A study conducted by Dr Adrian Lowe of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, in conjunction with Swedish researchers has found that children of mothers who are obese during pregnancy have a dramatically increased risk of having asthma before they are ten years old.
Children's cookery experts The Little Kitchen present their latest installment of kid-friendly cook books. Around the World is a culinary journey through the tastes and flavours of the world. Read our review here.