La paella valenciana
The KS2 children had a unique opportunity to watch paella being made in a traditional pan before sampling it for themselves. They learnt the vocabulary for some of the ingredients which were involved in the dish:
The children thought the paella was absolutely delicious and can't wait to have it again!
In May the children learn about 'Martes de Campo' a festival celebrated every year in the Asturian capital of Oviedo. The festival dates back to the 13th century and takes place on the first Tuesday after Pentecost. The festival involves a procession of Our Lady of Hope from the Balesquida's Chapel to San Tirso's Church. Throughout the day the town hall gives out the bollu preñau (bun stuffed with chorizo).
After watching some videos of the festival, the children baked the traditional 'bollos preñaus' using a recipe which was sent from our partner school in Oviedo. As you can see from the pictures, the children did a great job of making these delicious buns!
The Year 6 children learnt how to make Salmorejo, a cold soup typical from the South of Spain. It is very refreshing and healthy. The children discussed the vocabulary for the ingredients before following the recipe in Spanish.
Nursery children taste a traditional Spanish snack and learn to sing a playground clapping song:
Choco choco la la
Choco choco te te
Choco la, choco te
CHO CO LA TE
If you would like to make this tasty treat at home, the traditional recipe is attached below on a word document!
September and October are the months when the North of Spain celebrates at the apple crop. There are plenty of festivals and everybody samples different ways of eating apples. The most popular with children is manzanas de caramelo, candied apples. The children had a go at caramelizing and decorating their own apples following their recipe in Spanish.
La Fiesta De Reyes is a translation for the feast of kings. During our Spanish project, year 2 pupils made crowns to celebrate the Epiphany and remember the three wise men who bring presents to the children of Spain each year on the 6th January.