Monday, 26 August 2019

Hot Cakes - Food Tech

Today in food tech we made Hot Cakes. To make these hot cakes the things you will need are...
- One Bowl preferably a medium size
- A frying pan
- A Spatula
- Whisk
- 1 & 1/2 cup of flour
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of milk
- Butter
- and 1 egg 

Heat up the stove and keep it at low heat, place the pan on it and let it heat up. While the pan is pre-heating, get your bowl and put in 1 & 1/2 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 cup of milk and 1 egg and whisk together till well combined.

Once well combined take a table spoon of butter and place it into the pan, it should melt nicely. Once butter is melted place half a serving spoon of batter into the pan and wait for the edges to brown. Once it browns, flip the hot cake over and let the other side fry. Then just keep repeating the process till the batter is finished.

As soon as your batter is finished and everything is well fried, place everything onto a plate and your read to eat!!

Monday, 19 August 2019

Blueberry Muffins - Food Tech

 Today in food tech we had to make, Blueberry Muffins.  The equipment you will need to make Blueberry Muffins are , two bowls (one for wet and one for dry ingredients), spatula, whisk, and measuring cups. The ingredients you will need are, self rising flour (or any flour), sugar, vegetable oil, and one egg.

Before you start baking, make sure you pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees. Take your two bowls and pour 1 1/2 cup on flour into one bowl, following by 1/2 a cup of sugar. Get your other bowl and put your one egg in, put also 1/2 a cup of oil and 1/2 a cup of milk. Stir till well combined. Once the wet ingredients are well combined, you then mix it into the dry ingredients, make sure their is no lumps left in the mixture.

After combing both wet and dry together, get your muffin tray and use your egg wash brush to brush the oil onto the muffin tray, making sure to evenly spread the oil in each
muffin hole. Once that's done, grab a table spoon and start to scoop one table spoon into each hole. Any excess batter, just add into each of the hole. Once your batch is finished, grab your blueberries and put them on top of each muffin (you can use any berries of your liking), make sure to push the berries down so they can bake inside the Muffins.

After you finished topping off your muffins, put them into the oven at 180 degrees and let bake for 15-20 minutes. Once baked you can take out and enjoy :)) Happy baking!!                                                           

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Morning Assembly

In morning assembly today a couple of year 11's talked about this march they were going to attend Friday the 23rd of November for white ribbon day. Each year particularly on the 25th of November, they celebrate white ribbon day. White ribbon day is the international day for the Elimination of men's violence towards women and children. White ribbon aims to end men's violence towards women by encouraging men to lead by example and talk to other men.

Today we wear our white ribbon's proudly, we will stand against violence towards, women, children, and men!! #whiteribbon #standagainstviolence

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Food Tech - Chocolate Muffins

 Today is the first week back here at school and not to mention our first week back at food tech. For our first day back we learnt to make chocolate muffins. . .Again.  To make this we used 2 cups of Self rising flour, one cup of sugar, 1/4 cup of coco powder, 1/2 of oil, 1 cup of milk and one egg.  Before you make your batter, pre heat your over to 180 degrees. Then set up your cup cake trays with cupcake shaped baking sheets and put that aside.
After you have everything prepared, mix all your ingredients together and make sure it's nice and smooth, you don't want it to be to runny, just make sure it's thick enough and runny enough to split into 9 cupcake sheets. After you've mixed it, get a large spoon and scoop half the batter into each cupcake paper sheet, the batter should be split even into all cupcake paper sheets. After that leave in the over for at least half an hour, poke with a kebab stick to make sure it's ready. Then there you go, an easy tasty way to make yourself a chocolatey treat.

Why New Zealand Primary School Teachers Are Striking For A Day

The teachers union president (Lynda Stuart) Supports the teachers strikes because the teachers are tired and they are underpaid. Quote-  " Why didn't it happen three years ago? We weren't quite in the same situation. People were embattled, really, because of all of the policy changes. They were demoralised, they were tired, They are still tired, they are still overworked but they have been given hope." 

I agree with this because, I think teachers deserve a rise in there pay, I mean they work throughout the week days, for at least 1-10 hours a day. 8am-3pm being the times they teach and the extra 3 to come together with all the other teachers and have meetings to discuss over how they can help the kids in there classes and what is next to teach. 

Monday, 24 September 2018

Table Tennis Trip

Last week on Thursday me and a group of year nine students were selected to go on a trip down to Grace International Hall (By Pak'n Save )  To play some table tennis with some elderlies. We went down and met up with an officer called Len. He explained to us that most of the people there were full Chinese and that most of them were ages 80+. He walked us in and as we went in we introduced ourselves "Nihao ma wo jiao Heather", which means "Hello my name is Heather".  Not long after introducing ourselves we went and started playing. It started off slow, one student at a time, just rotating, but then we started to open up and all split up and versed different people, will play two on two, and pare up with an elderly, then will play one on ones, all different type of things. It was a blast getting to meet some new people that I wasn't really familiar with, and out of all this, I finally learned how to play table tennis properly. But it was a good experience. After all the fun we returned back to school and period three and carried on throughout our days.

Thursday, 30 August 2018

The Deportation Of New Zealanders Living In Australia

The New Zealand PM (Prime Minister) Jacinda Aderene, has just congratulated Scott Morrison on becoming the new Australian Prime Minister. The New Zealand Government is also hoping to connect with the new Australian Government to improve the trans-Tasman relationship. The Minister of Justice and the Minister of Foreign Affair Minister Vinsters are concerned about the deportation of New Zealanders living in Australia. Many of them are being sent out without a fair trial or being charged.  Image result for scott morrison and jacinda ardern