What ingredients will Year 7 students need this half term?

Year 7 Food Technology Lessons

Here are the ingredients lists and methodology for the dishes you are cooking this term.


Food Technology teachers will tell students exactly what their class is cooking and the specific day to bring in ingredients.

Rock Cakes


200g self-raising flour

100g margarine

3-4 tablespoons of sugar

100g dried fruit

1 egg

A container to take them home

Crunchy Pies


150g butter

100g sugar

225 porridge oats, not instant

2 tablespoon honey/golden syrup

Add 2 tablespoons of one of the following:

– sesame seeds

– sultanas

– pumpkin seeds

– sunflower seeds

– dried cherries

12 cake cases

A container to take them home



¼ small white cabbage

2 medium carrots

1 small onion

1 small red pepper (optional)

2 celery sticks (optional)

A container

Potato Salad


600g cooked cold potatoes

3 spring onions

2 tablespoons of parsley (optional)

Dressing: 6-7 tablespoons of mayonnaise or salad cream or a mixture of each

A container

Pizza Pasta Salad


150g long grain rice

2-3 tablespoons of sundried tomato pesto

6-8 baby tomatoes cut in half

50g mozzarella, cubed

6-8 olives (optional)

4 slices of salami or pepperoni cut up

A container

Fruit Smoothie


6 strawberries                       

1 banana                                                     

½ pt / 250ml plain yoghurt

1 tbsp honey


Using a blender or liquidiser:

  1. Prepare the fruit by removing the stalks from the strawberries and peeling the banana.
  2. Cut up the fruit.
  3. Place the fruit, honey and yoghurt into the blender/liquidiser goblet.
  4. Place lid and blend until smooth. 
  5. Pour into a glass.