Ingredients 225g butter 225g caster sugar 4 large free range eggs 1tsp vanilla extract 225g self raising flour About 3 tbsp of milk to loosen batter (if necessary) 1 jar of good quality strawberry jam 250ml double cream. Method Preheat the oven to 170°C/340°F/Gas … Continue reading
On your marks get set bake! Today we had our semi-final of the bake off. The students were required to take part in a technical challenge. The technical challenge tested the bakers’ technical ability but also their patience in a two hour battle to create a scrumptious shortcrust pastry dish. Two senior students and three … Continue reading
Well done to all our bakers who took part in the Loreto Bake Off today in school. Brilliant effort by all #HomeEconomics #LoretoBakeOff #firstyears #talent
4th year S&S were busy this afternoon examining the properties of lipids and looking at the difference between an oil based muffin, butter and margarine. Furthermore we looked at rancidity, emulsions, melting points, smoke point and flash points and solubility. Matching theory +practical class =success. Maith sibh go lèir
Freshly baked yeast bread rolls and focaccia completed by TY Home Economics #NationalBreadWeek 🍞
It was lovely to meet Rachel Allen in Lettekenny today. Plenty of food for thought for the Home Economics kitchen in September. Great to see such innovation and dedicated artisan producers, especially Donegal based businesses. From the most amazing sausages from “Barry Johns”, mint jelly from “Bidlims Moods”, a selection of guilty pleasures from “MallowMia” … Continue reading
Never has there been a better time to study Home Economics. I’ve tried to come up with my top 12 reasons for you to think about studying Home Economics for the Junior and Leaving Certificate Cycle . Hopefully you will find this helpful.
Kettle’s on the boil and treats are in the tin 🎂