Cook-it! – cooking, healthy eating & history

Cookit helps improve pupils’ skills, understanding and enjoyment of food and healthy eating.

It supports the teaching and learning of a wide range of basic skills and processes. Encouraging and inspiring learners to explore cooking and to create and share their own recipes, using both the site and mobile devices. There are strong links to History (Prehistoric to Modern), Citizenship, Sciences, Literacy (instructional writing), Maths (measures) and RE (celebrations), as well as a rich bank of modern recipes ranging from simple “no cook” recipes to complex, multi-step dishes.

The History Cookbook, contains podcasts, recipes, galleries, background information and activities relating to cooking from prehistoric times to the post-war period; it provides a rich cross curricular resource with a multitude of applications for learners.

Hsis team favourite – the historical cookery videos