Are you studying Greek or Middle Eastern culture with your little ones? Then it’s time to break out the dolmades – a delicacy in our household as well as many others around the world! Dolmades (or dolma) are a traditional Mediterranean cuisine that involves stuffing grape leaves with a variety of ingredients.
If you’re studying the Middle Ages with your kids and are looking for a fun, hands-on way for them to learn about the Medieval era, we encourage you to make "blawmanger," a dish that consists of simple ingredients like rice, almonds, almond milk, chicken, and sugar.
It’s Friday night, and your family needs some comfort food. You look at the menus on your fridge and see your local Chinese restaurant. You order sesame chicken, fried rice, wonton soup, and – an egg roll! You may know of the egg roll, but have you heard of the egg roll’s older brother, the spring roll?
While teaching children about the role of government in our society is essential, it can be daunting to learn, with lots of memorization and dull textbooks. There’s a way, however, to make learning about the presidential election process fun. So what’s the secret sauce? Well, it’s not actually sauce – it’s soup!
One of the many ways we like to include hands-on learning in our lessons is by adding historical recipes. Lentils are an ancient legume that originated in Eastern and Mediterranean regions. This earthy, nutty-tasting legume comes in hundreds of different varieties and colors, including red, brown, and green.