Mix up in the kitchen

19th January 2007 at 00:00
A quarter of pupils thought "saute" was a French dance and under half recognised a ladle, according to a supermarket survey. But 94 per cent of the 1,585 polled for Sainsbury's knew what a microwave was. The supermarket, which runs a scheme to encourage children to cook, said that nearly every parent questioned felt cookery should be taught in schools.

Parmjit Dhanda, children's minister, said: "From 2008, we will ensure that cookery lessons are provided to any secondary pupil who requests them."

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