Half Term Fun

Make a Valentine Card

 

Monkey Bread

1 and 1/2 cup self raising flour optional extras

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp cinamon

100 g butter -leave at room temperature and cut into cubes 1/2 cup walnuts/pecans

1/2 cup firmly packed soft brown sugar

1 cup of Sultanas

2 eggs lightly beaten

3 very ripe bananas

1/2 cup milk

1 tsp honey

1 tsp vanilla

Heat oven to 180 degree C. Grease loaf pan. Rub butter, flour and bicarbonate of soda itogether. Mash bananas with milk and add to flour mixture. Add Sultanas, brown sugar, eggs and honey into mixture. Mix the ingredients with wooden spoon. IT IS IMPORTANT NOT TO OVER MIX! Pour into loaf pan and bake for aproximately 45-50 mins. Use skewer to check if it is cooked through. If it comes out clean and dry, than it’s done.

Celeste 7, Una 11, Isabela 8, Nina 9  

 

 

Still life painting

Because it’s Half Term, instead of our regular coffee morning we organised Still Life Painting for children (but Mums can join in, too) on Friday, 18.April in Goulden House, Entrance B on Bullen Street, Battersea. We have limited amount of equipment, so if you would like to come, bring any brushes or paints that you might have. If not, come anyway at 2pm-4pm and learn something through play.

Game of tennis

Tennis

TennisWeather permiting, we will enjoy a game of tennis in Fredwell Gardens in Battersea on Sunday 6.April from 11am – 1pm. Join us even if you don’t know how to play tennis, or don’t have the equipment, because we have 4 tennis raquets, which we will share in turns.

Cooking

cooking fun

cooking funHalf term fun starts this weekend. If you like cooking join us on Friday 4.April and Friday 11.April in KLS cafe (108 Battersea High Street) at 10.30am, when we will be making pizzas and spring rolls with children.


Easter Egg Hunt

 

Easter ChickTraditional Easter Egg Hunt has been organised in beautifully refurbished Fred Wells Gardens in Battersea on Sunday 16. March at 1pm. Weather permitting, there will be an ‘egg in a spoon’ race too and lunch in nearby restaurant.

Funds Raising Event

We have something special planned for our Friday networking on 7.3.2008. Join us in KLS cafe, 108 Battersea High Street and help us raise funds for Sacred Heart Battersea School’s new kitchen. There are scrumptious cheese swirls, chocolate tart, strawberry cake and much more on offer!

Mother’s Day

Please join us on Friday 29.2. 2008. at 10.30 in KLS café, where we will be making jewellery and cards for our mums with our Jewellery Designer Maria Wright. Hope to see you there. You don’t have to be a mum to attend because on 8. March is the International Women’s Day, celebrated globaly in honor of achievements of all women. L’Oréal got it right: www.everymumisworthit.com

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Celebration started with inaugural Community Chef’s demonstration how to cook delicious Hainanese chicken with rice (link to Recipe below).

Hainanese Chicken Rice

1 corn fed chicken, 1/2 cucumbar, 5 tbsp sesame oil,5 cm ginger root, spring onions, 2 tsp salt, water. Rub chicken with salt and oil. Stuff 1/2 ginger sliced and one spring onion branch into chicken. Put in a large pot with remaining ginger and spring onions. Cover it with water and let it boil for 15 mins.with lid on. Turn off heat and leave to simmer for 45 mis. Do not remove lid. Cut chicken in peaces and serve with long grain rice prepared with chicken stock from pot and sliced cucumbers with chilly sauce.

Prepare Chilli sauce with 1 whole clove of garlick finely chopped, 5cm ginger root finely chopped or blended, 4-6 fresh red chillies finely chopped, juice of one lemon or lime, 2 tsp sugar, 1 cup chicken stock, 1 tsp oil.