Junior Chef

Hi, my name is Alessia and I’m this week’s “Junior Chef”.

This week I’m making Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies.

I hope you all enjoy this great recipe.



  • 8 tablespoon of  salted butter
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour + additional flour as needed (I usually add 1-2 tablespoons more!)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • 12 heaping teaspoons Nutella

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Junior Chef

Hi everyone, my name is Yajat and I am this week’s Junior Chef. I have made some Protein Balls, hope you all enjoy this fun and delicious recipe.


Ingredients …

  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of oats
  • 1/4 cup of dried berries
  • Desiccated coconut

Method …

  1. Melt the chocolate chips on a stove, add the milk and put in the fridge to rest for about 5-10 minutes.
  2. Mix the oats, the dried berries and the combination of milk and chocolate chips in a bowl.
  3. Roll medium size balls into the desiccated coconut and ENJOY!

Junior Chef – Mini Sausage Rolls

Hi everyone, I’m Oscar and I am very excited to be this week’s Junior Chef! The recipe I am using is for some tasty sausage rolls.



  • Minced pork sausage 
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1 grated zucchini
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 tbs tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 6 sheets of puff  pastry

  • Oven trays lined with baking paper
  • Large bowl




Method : 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Grease oven tray and line with baking paper.              
  3. Combine sausage mince with grated carrot, zucchini, onion, oregano and tomato sauce in 1 large bowl, while mixing together by hand.
  4. Defrost pastry and cut each piece in half.
  5. Bake for 25-30 mins or until golden brown and cooked well through.    


Junior Chef

Hi, everyone, I am Danielle and I am this week’s Junior Chef and this week I have made Rum Balls I hope you enjoy this fun and delicious recipe.


You will need …

-400g tin condensed milk

-250g of Marie biscuits 

-3 cups of desiccated coconut 

-1 tablespoon of cocoa powder


1. Crush Marie biscuits until powdery

2. Place biscuits, condensed milk, 1 tablespoon of coconut and cocoa powder in a bowl and mix

3. Roll medium size balls into remaining coconut and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes 



Junior Chef – Caramel Popcorn

Hello everyone, I am this week’s Junior Chef ! I am so excited to be the first junior chef for the year. The recipe I decided to share with you is a recipe for Caramel Popcorn.


  • 11 tablespoons of butter
  • 45g golden syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons of thickened cream
  • Unsalted popcorn kernals

  • A saucepan
  • A tray lined with baking paper
  • A spoon




1. In a saucepan combine the butter, brown sugar and golden syrup over medium heat. Bring to the boil and let it cook for a further 3 minutes.

2. Take the mixture off the heat add the water and stir. Let the mixture cool for 5 minutes and add the cream.

3. Pop your popcorn and place it onto the tray. Drizzle on the caramel and enjoy. (caramel doesn’t harden)

Remember to get an adult to help and that you are supervised by an adult