International School Meals Day

International School Meals Day

Happy International School Meals Day!

For ISMD this year, we've done two things to celebrate. We launched our brand new website (that's what you're looking at now!) and we asked some of our team of Lunch Makers, volunteers, staff and trustees to share their school dinner memories.

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Smiley Fruit Plates

Smiley Fruit Plates

One of our Kitchens in Surrey reminded us that food can be fun too! The children who came along enjoyed freshly baked pizza and some smiley faced fruit plates that they created themselves.

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Bake Off judges call for home economics classes in schools

Bake Off judges call for home economics classes in schools

Home economics should be on the National Curriculum to give young people a better understanding of what they eat, the judges of The Great British Bake Off have said.

A report in the Telegraph tells how the pair have joined the call for compulsory lessons in home economics in relation to increasing childhood obesity but they also raise some good points about the nations relationship to food in general, stressing the huge difference education can make.

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