TY students investigate gluten free alternatives 

Gluten free carrot cake          Jamie Oliver’s gluten free carrot cake is a must. Ingredients 225 g gluten-free self-raising flour , plus extra for dusting 2 large free-range eggs 125 g soft brown sugar 125 ml sunflower oil 1½ teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 eating apple 200 g carrots 1 … Continue reading

Oh what a night! 

I would like to say a huge thank you and well done to all the students who were  involved in the open night lastnight. Maith sibh, you all showed great teamwork and commitment to the subject #teamhomeeconomics                    

Loreto Bake off day 3

It was another successful day for our bakers. Today our bakers’ creations included chocolate surprise cake, marble chocolate cake, red velvet cupcakes, lemon meringue pie, ferrero rocher cupcakes, Victoria sponge and a Frozen themed birthday cake. Comhghairdeas libh go léir.  

Simple but effective

The senior cycle Home Economics class got a chance to put their theory into practice yesterday evening. We examined the properties of protein- foam formation, denaturation caused by heat, acids and agitaton, gel formation, elasticity and maillard reaction.  The meringues that group 2 produced were superb. There is nothing like an fun filled Friday class … Continue reading

QOTD- 💭

Couldn’t  agree more. Thank you to a dear friend for pointing this out to me today 👍🏼

Beauty on our doorstep 🌼🌷☀️🐝

Exploring and discovering the amazing spaces and places on our doorstep #discoverireland #cliffwalk #Bray #Greystones #foodie #thehappypear Worth a visit 🙂 https://www.thehappypear.ie/ <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”><a href=”https://twitter.com/msmillshomeec”>@msmillshomeec</a&gt; thanks for visiting 👍🏻😄👍🏻</p>&mdash; The Happy Pear (@thehappypear) <a href=”https://twitter.com/thehappypear/status/608378625860214784″>June 9, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>