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Level 30 Food Studies

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Knife Knowledge 101: Making the Cut

In this video, a professional chef describes the parts of a knife from tip to tang, different types of knives, the proper way to handle and care for them and the jobs they do best. Basic knife techniques like chopping, cubing and dicing are demonstrated, as are as some handy tips to help cut more...

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Kitchen Tools and Utensils: Everything But the Kitchen Sink

This video presents a good overview of common kitchen tools needed for food preparation. A professional chef demonstrates how to use tools that scoop, stir, cut and smash, as well as other miscellaneous utensils.

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Food Preparation Techniques: Slice, Dice, and Roll

Preparation time: 15 Minutes. But what goes on during that time? How do we change whole foods into foods ready to cook or eat? This video presents preparation techniques such as ensuring personal, food and workspace cleanliness and organizing the work area, in addition to techniques such as peeli...

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Cooking Techniques: How It All Boils Down

Observe as a professional chef and his students work step-by-step to demonstrate 13 common cooking techniques using dry-heat methods like baking, broiling and roasting, and moist-heat methods like blanching, boiling and steaming. The video promotes using whole foods rather than ordering takeout m...

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Fresh Ingredients: Healthy International Food Tips

In this program, cookbook author and world traveler Paulette Mitchell presents a series of food and nutrition lessons we can learn from food markets around the world that can be applied to our home-cooked meals. She contrasts packaged and processed foods with similar fresh items found at local fa...

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All About Food Additives

Most foods that we purchase for every day consumption, and those that we eat a little less often, contain additives of various descriptions. In fact, humans have been using food additives for thousands of years, including salt, spices, colourings and flavourings. This excellent program looks at f...

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

This program reviews the basics of healthy nutrition and offers tips on providing a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while minimizing saturated and trans-fats and saving money in the process. Includes tips on meal planning, shopping and cooking.

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Lousy Labels 2: The Food Edition

In Canada, millions of us are trying to do the right thing for ourselves and our families by buying healthy food. But can we rely on the health information on food labels? In this follow-up to the popular Lousy Labels story on beauty products, Marketplace searches for the truth behind the latest ...

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Teen Nutrition. What's the Big Debate? (Canadian Rainbow Edition)

There's no debate that healthy eating is good for you, but too often teens who have choices don't make smart choices when it comes to food and activity. Two high school classmates prepare for a debate on healthy eating, a nutritionist gives advice and student interviews give a "real life" view of...

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The Science of Nutrition: Video Clips Collection with Leslie Beck

This collection of short video clips explores the science of nutrition and provides facts to promote healthier decision-making. Hosted by Leslie Beck, the clips offers students information on important nutrition topics. Teachers will find these segments useful for planning instruction related to ...