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Healthy eating


Understanding and applying the Eat well Guide whilst using a range of kitchen equipment and ingredients safely

Example Key Words

Claw Grip

A safe way to hold fruit and vegetables when slicing them into small pieces by making a claw of your fingers to guide the knife.

Bridge Hold

A safe way to hold fruit and vegetables while cutting into pieces by making a bridge across the vegetable or fruit and cutting between your finger and thumb.


Single celled micro-organisms that can make food unfit to eat.

Enzymic Browning

When fruit or vegetables turn brown due to enzymes reacting with oxygen.


Using fat to produce a crumbly texture to baked products.


Using dry heat to cook foods e.g. cooking cakes in the oven.

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