A North Lanarkshire high school has ‘beefed’ up its cooking skills with the help of industry body Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

Senior home economics pupils at Coltness High School welcomed Daniela Forbes from QMS for a Scotch Beef PGI masterclass, which took place at the end of February.

During the session, which covered nutrition, cookery skills and processes, the group learned about different cuts of red meat before getting to work making their own pasta and Scotch Beef meatballs to serve with a tomato and basil sauce.

The school was also provided with a QMS Meat voucher to purchase Scotch Beef for use in National 5 cookery classes. This came at a critical time for the school, providing much-needed funding for high quality, nutritious ingredients that are available on the pupils’ doorstep.

Coltness High School teacher Linda Canning said: “Thank you to Quality Meat Scotland for supporting my pupils with a fantastic session that was both highly informative and practically challenging. The voucher, as well as the resources available to support teaching and learning, have been a real lifeline to the school and we look forward to further sessions in the future.”

For more information and recipes, visit www.scotchkitchen.com or Scotch Kitchen on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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