Sep 30 2016

Antarctic Cookery

Tamar class have been cooking today with Mrs Skewes and Mrs Moyle. Antarctica, for obvious reasons, does not have a rich culinary tradition, but our dedicated cookery teachers found some authentic Antarctic recipes for our class to try: pemmican, sledging biscuits and freshly baked bread. 

Pemmican is a protein and fat rich, highly calorific dehydrated meat cake. The addition of dried cranberries to the pemmican provides valuable vitamin C. Sledging biscuits are a highly portable and non perishable source of carbohydrates, essential for intrepid Antarctic explorers. Click on the links to see the ingredients and find out more about the recipes. 

Pemmican and sledging biscuits are traditionally combined with melted snow to make hoosh