Cooking Seasonal Food

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1. ENGLISH LEARNER : STUDY THESE WORDS

  • Author (n): a writer of a book, article, or play
  • Seasonal (adj): happening during particular part of the year
  • Nutritional (adj): contain nutrition
  • Fillet Mignon (n): a very high priced beef tenderloin meal. Often known for it tenderness. (Watch the video and notice how they pronounce it) 
  • Leek (n): a long, white vegetable with green leaves on top that tastes and smells like onion
  • Stir (v): mix in a circular motion
  • Broth (n): a thin soup
  • Flavourful (adj): full of flavour or delicious
  • Absorb (v): to gradually take something in
  • Vegan (n): a person who does not eat or use any animal products, such as meat, fish, eggs, cheese, or leather

2. WATCH THIS VIDEO AND ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION

  1. How many dishes do they cook in this video?
  2. What are the advantages of cooking with seasonal food?
  3. If you do not have leeks, what can you use? 
  4. What is the season for the food they are cooking?
  5. What does she put in the soup at the end? 
  6. How long do you cook the filet mignon?

3. DISCUSS THESE QUESTIONS WITH YOUR SPEAKING PARTNER

  1. What do you think of the food that they cook? 
  2. Did you notice they way they say filet mignon?
  3. Is there any seasonal food in your country? When do you usually get this things?
  4. How often do you cook? What is your speciality?
  5. What is vegan? How is it different from vegetarian?