Phase 1 – The Kitchen
With just over 6 months to go before the new term intake, many parents will be preparing to send their child off to University. And whilst the student concerned has got their heads down revising…what can you do to prepare your budding genius for Uni?
One of the first tips…let them loose in the kitchen. Cooking is an essential life skill and the sooner your protégée can cook for themselves, the sooner they will save money catering for themselves, instead of relying on fast food and take-aways.
There are great websites that helps with meal planning, portion control and essential store cupboard necessities. We liked the Love Food, Hate Waste website. There are hints and tips for saving money and regular recipe updates… http://england.lovefoodhatewaste.com/
And while we’re at it, there are some really simple recipes to start your budding Gordon Ramsey off with. A couple of great sites are:
So sit back and enjoy the fabulous and tasty creations your pre-university child is going to create, while generating chaos in your kitchen…thank goodness for a dishwasher!!