New Year’s Resolutions

  Happy New Year from TastEd! This is the season of diet resolutions.  As individuals, many of us are resolving to eat less of this or that food. But what if some of that spirit of change could be applied in a more positive and social way to helping children learn...

What’s in a name? The Story of Sapere

  Stina Algotson is Chair of the Board of Sapere international. Her presentation at the Sapere conference held in Cambridge in October told us that the Latin word ’sapere’ (pronounced ‘sap-er-ay') means “to know”, “to be able to”, “to taste” and “to feel”.   Latin-dictionary.net adds that the three meanings...

Sweet and Sour by Naomi Rayner, TastEd volunteer

One of the things that’s surprised us in TastEd lessons has been how the children can’t get enough of the sour tastes like lemons and limes. They sometimes say, "it tastes like poison - I want some more!". I’ve started cutting thin slices of cooking apple as a snack for...