Amy Pearl made a great video about The Cooking Room for The New York Times education blog SchoolBook. In the video, called "Learning to Taste", chef and P.S. 3 parent Zak Pelaccio takes a classroom full of kindergarten students through the "Sour" lesson of our curriculum. Check it out, below, to get a taste of a typical lesson and to see the priceless reactions of kindergarteners tasting limes.
The chef Zakary Pelaccio teaches future foodies how to taste. His students are armed with cutting boards and knives."Curl your fingers under like a claw," the chef instructs. "Then you're going to cut slowly, sawing back and forth." Fingers curl into claws and little hands brandish tiny plastic knives. After all, these cooking students are still in kindergarten. Read more.