School Dinners: An Education

Complaints about the quality of school dinners are often in the headlines and from Health Ministers to celebrity chefs and parents everyone has an opinion, including me; the thought of fishcakes with watery mash still makes me shudder.

Fishcakes aside not all of my memories are bad. I first sampled chicken curry in the school canteen, the authenticity of the greenish brown sauce was questionable but the mild spicing still tickled my young taste buds.

My favourite school meal though  is not one of my fancier dinner suggestions, it is more a retro combo meal that is simple in style and rich in flavour and is … Continue reading