Mini Makers Food Camp

by Media Xpose

Makers Landing Food Education Programme for kids


DATES:Thursday, 15 December to Sunday, 8 January 2023
TIMES:10h00 to 16h00
COST:R225 per day – Purchase tickets via Quicket
VENUE:Makers Landing, The Cruise Terminal, V&A Waterfront

The Mini Makers Summer Food Holiday Programme for kids returns this school holidays starting from Thursday, 15 December 2022 until Sunday, 8 January 2023 over at Makers Landing, Cruise Terminal. The aim is to empower food innovators, activists and entrepreneurs aged between 5 -12 years with essential knowledge around food preparation, kitchen basics and much more.

The programme runs daily and costs R225 per day. The daily 2-hour programme includes the following:

  • Thurs 15 Dec – Kitchen basics: Get to know kitchen equipment and how it works / Making: Spaghetti and tomato sauce
  • Fri 16 Dec – Flavours of the world / Making boerie rolls
  • Sat 17 Dec – The rainbow of foods: Green / Making broccoli cheese cups 
  • Sun 18 Dec – Baking: Making a cake for the holidays’
  • Mon 19 Dec – Making a gingerbread house from scratch
  • Tue 20 Dec – The difference between fruits and veg / Making smoothies 
  • Thurs 22 Dec – Kitchen basics: Get to know spices / Making spicy festive biscuits 
  • Fri 23 Dec – Making edible festive gifts and take-home gifts
  • Thurs 5 Jan – Kitchen basics: Knife skills / Making chakalaka
  • Fri 6 Jan – Kitchen basics: Get to know herbs / Making green super pancakes 
  • Sat 7 Jan – The science of baking / Making focaccia bread
  • Sun 8 Jan – Making: Step-by-step apple crumble

Hannerie Visser, Makers Landing’s curator says, “This school holidays kids aged between 5 and twelve will get an opportunity to learn how the kitchen works such as the different utensils and equipment and how to use them as well as kitchen basics such as how to crack an egg, setting the table, washing the dishes, roll out dough.”

“We would like to get kids comfortable in a working kitchen but to also teach them how different foods can be prepared. There is a wide range of programmes this holiday season such as making boerewors rolls to making a gingerbread house from scratch and even making edible festive gifts,” says Henry Mathys, V&A Waterfront’s Social Impact and Food Ecosystem Head.

Tickets can be purchased via Quicket

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