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
Freshly baked yeast bread rolls and focaccia completed by TY Home Economics #NationalBreadWeek 🍞
Comforting, homely and undeniably delicious. Freshly baked cranberry, blueberry, fruit, coconut and plain scones today!
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
If you are a fan of garlic bread but want to try a healthy alternative without using butter, substitute the butter with coconut oil or rapeseed oil and enjoy. Simple, yet delicious and ideal side for a BBQ, picnic or al fresco feasting.
The cookery practical will take place after Easter holidays from the 22nd-24th of April. The cookery exam is worth 35% of the overall grade for Junior Certificate Home Economics. That is 210 marks (H) and 270 (0) . The remaining 90 marks is awarded for the textile craft you have completed. Firstly you will be given 30 … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce as part of World Home Economics Day 21st March 2015 the Home Economics Department in St Dominic’s Secondary School are holding a “Thyme Out to Tease your Taste Buds ” event on Friday the 20th of March. The event begins at 1.10pm until 3.10pm. We are looking forward to … Continue reading
We have a very busy day planned tomorrow in the kitchen. The transition year students are taking over the kitchen to prepare a healthy “spice bag” alternative. The fakeaway is the new takeaway here in St Dominic’s Secondary school. We endeavour to carry out measurable small steps to achieve positive healthy changes to students day-to-day diets’. … Continue reading