It is definitely beginning to look (and smell) a lot like Christmas around the Home Economics corridor. First Year students have been busy combining their culinary and artistic skills to produce festive ginger bread biscuits and fudge as shown below.  Bon Appetite!

 

Second Year students Amy Wharton (St Julieanna) has got through to the final stages of the Homecook Hero baking competition. Congratulations to Amy and her Home Ec teacher Ms Reddington. We have all been busy voting for Amy’s delicious Chocolate Brownies to win.

Mrs Diver (Home Ec Dept) writes:
First year Home Economics students have been busy putting their sewing skills to good use by recycling old socks into sock monsters!! They have incorporated a variety of stitches including the tacking stitch, the running stitch and the blanket stitch and have also sewn on buttons!! What a great use […]

Lorraine Connolly and Dearbhla McGovern (TY) write:
On the 1st of November we both represented our school in the “Young Chef of County Cavan” section of the Taste Of Cavan fair in the Hotel Kilmore. We had to cook a dish, sourcing all our ingredients in Cavan. The total cost of the dish had to be […]

Pictured here are some of First Year class St Joshua with tutor Ms Brady enjoying their first Annual Christmas Quiz.

Mrs Conaty’s Home Economics students had a workshop with local craftswoman Anke Morgenroth of Bear Essentials last week. There was great interest and excitement all day as Anke showed the students the basic skills and procedures she uses, and then each student set about mading a bear of her own design.
Pictured here are some 2nd […]

Masterchefs

November 9, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Ciara Sheridan (TY Hibernia) writes:
On Wednesday the 9th of November both the Loreto girls and the Dutch exchange students took part in some traditional Irish baking as they attempted to create soda bread and apple crumble. The rush began in the kitchen as the students started making the soda bread. Most of the Dutch […]

Louisa Briody (TY Monnet) writes:
It was a mild Sunday evening when myself and my family made our way to the Farnham Hotel in Cavan. I felt very nervous yet excited as I was collecting my Dutch student visitor who would be spending the week with me in Ireland. I arrived at the hotel […]