All of the garden beds have been planted and are growing well.
The class of 1/2 B has had a regular day in the garden with the wonderful parent volunteers that have been helping them; Ana H. and Pippa H.(Also known as Ana Hughes and Pippa Howes.)
The kids have had a great time. And of course the conversation always turned to food.
Heres the second term progress week by week;
Week 1 – planning & measuring our garden
Week 3 – planting sugar snap peas & brussel sprouts seedlings in our garden
Apple & Rhubarb Crumble
500g (about 3 large) granny smith apples, peeled, cored, cut into thin wedges
1 bunch rhubarb (about 450g), trimmed, washed, cut into 4cm lengths
1 tablespoons caster sugar
1 cinnamon stick & 3 cloves
2 tablespoons plain flour
60g reduced fat polyunsaturated margarine
90g dessicated coconut
50g (1/2 cup) rolled oats
55g (1/4 cup) firmly packed brown sugar
Preheat the oven to 180°C or 160°C fan forced. Lightly grease a 1.5L (6 cup) capacity oven proof baking dish.
To make the filling, place the apples, rhubarb, 80ml (1/3 cup) water, sugar and cinnamon in a medium size saucepan over a medium heat. Simmer, covered, for 8-10 minutes, or until apples and rhubarb are just tender. Remove and discard cinnamon stick & cloves.
Meanwhile, place the flour, margarine, coconut, oats and sugar in a large bowl. Use your fingers to rub in the margarine until well combined and large crumbs form.
Spoon the fruit into the prepared dish, sprinkle the topping evenly over the fruit. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbling. Serve with custard.