Main meals with mince

1.  List dishes made with minced beef that would be suitable for the main course of an everyday meal:

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2.  Explain why some minced meats are more expensive than others?
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3.  Find out the cost of the same quantity of two different types of mince and fill in the details below:
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4.  List the nutrients in minced beef: 5.  Plan a two course menu for a family of four for a week day main meal using a mince dish for the main course. Fill in the details of the menu in the box  and then give reasons for your choices for each course.

    Give reasons for your choices.

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6.  Is the meal nutritionally balanced (does it contain all the nutrients)? Yes/No

7.  If No identify

The missing nutrients _____________________________________

The ones that you have too much of: _________________________
 
 

Mince Dishes: Cooking with and Handling Minced Meat

1.  What is mince/minced beef?______________________________________________________

2.  Which animal does it come from? ______________________________________

3.  List some simple rules when using mince:

          (a)Buying
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    (b)Storage
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    (c)Handling
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    (d)Cooking

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4. Why is correct cooking essential?

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Answer these questions about your cookery class where you used mince:

5. (a) How much mince did you use for your dish? ________________

    (b) How much did it cost? ______________________________

    (c)Where did you buy your mince? (i)local shop ______ (ii) supermarket _______ (iii) Butcher _______

    Why?______________________________________________________
    (d) Where did you store your mince at home after buying it? ________________________________________________________

          Why? _____________________________________________________________________
 

6.  Suggest a suitable accompaniment for your dish:

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7.  Suggest a way of adding variety to your dish

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