The children love coming to cooking club! They come in saying, “We want to cook!” and “What are we making today?”
Today we made potato borekas. We began by peeling the cooked potatoes and mashing them up in a bowl. They were a bit tricky to mash with the spoon, so we put gloves on and did it with our hands! Of course, everyone also wanted to taste the potato. Yum!
Then we added eggs, oil, salt, and pepper. We remembered how to carefully crack the eggs – first tap it lightly against the side of the measuring cup. Then check if it cracked. If it didn’t, tap again. Then put your thumbs in the crack and gently pull it apart. They all did a really great job.
We mixed it up one more time, and then got our dough ready. We put a spoonful on one side of each square, folded the dough over, and pinched around the edges. When we did it in the middle by mistake, the filling squeezed out the sides a little. That’s okay! The other ones we made sure to only press the edges. The last step was to brush egg on top so they’ll be shiny when they’re baked, and put them in our pans.
And then we cleaned up of course! Many hands make light work!