Exmouth pupils get taste for cooking

PUBLISHED: 16:26 31 January 2014 | UPDATED: 16:26 31 January 2014

Exeter Road School after school Cookery Club children with Cathy Jones and Bev Cracknell. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref exe 0979-04-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Exeter Road School after school Cookery Club children with Cathy Jones and Bev Cracknell. Photo by Terry Ife. Ref exe 0979-04-14TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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PROMOTING healthy eating and teaching children simple recipes they can cook at home are the key aims of Exeter Road Primary School’s after-school Cookery Club in Exmouth.

The Lottery-funded project has been running for three years and has proved so valuable that the school is now funding it.

“The children enjoy it,” said teaching assistant Cathy Jones. “They can try things they wouldn’t normally have.”

Typical recipes include croque-monsieur. “The children thoroughly enjoyed it,” said Cathy.

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