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Learning at a young age

By Staff | May 23, 2018
PHOTO PROVIDED Jackson Sprecher, Jonah Costa and Lily Hall prepare pot stickers.
PHOTO PROVIDED Hydi Hall and Addison Sprecher grill chicken for the satay.
PHOTO PROVIDED Thai spring rolls stuffed by Sam Kupsaw, Heidi Hall and Addison Sprecher.
PHOTO PROVIDED Jackson Sprecher fries banana spring rolls for dessert.

The Community House on Sanibel recently hosted a Young Chef’s Cooking Class, where the home-schooled students traveled to Thailand to create dishes. Led by Resident Chef Jarred Harris, they made spring rolls, summer rolls, chicken satay, and mango ice cream with banana spring rolls and coconut caramel sauce. The youngest participant was 6 years old, with the rest went up to their teens. They helped each other and learned how to measure, fry, grill and combine ingredients into a tasty meal. The facility’s Culinary Education Center will highlight regional cooking again in the fall. For more information, call 239-472-2155 or visit sanibelcommunityhouse.net.