Morena Greta Point Whànau!
What is for morning tea today?
Today at Greta Jo has made the tamariki homemade crumpets - Trust me, they smell so good and are a definite favorite in our center!
How to make tasty homemade crumpets
400 ml milk
1 tablespoon dried yeast
1 teaspoon caster sugar
2 1/3 cups strong white flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Gently warm the milk in a bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in the warm milk and 100 ml of tepid water
Leave in a warm place for 15 minutes, or until frothy
Sift the flour, soda and 1 teaspoon of fine sea salt into a large bowl
Make a well in the centre and pour in the yeast mixture. Whisk from the centre outwards until the consistency of double cream – this will take a few minutes, Add a splash more water, if needed.
Cover with a damp tea towel and set aside for 45 minutes or until little bubbles form on the surface.
Grease four 10 cm egg rings with spray oil.
Spray a little oil around a large frying pan or iron skillet and place over a medium-high heat. Arrange the rings in the frying pan and, once hot, spoon 4 tablespoons of the batter into each ring
Cook for 5 minutes, or until little bubbles appear on the surface.
Once the bubbles have burst, leaving little holes, use tongs to carefully lift off the rings and flip over the crumpets, then cook for 1 minute on the other side. Re-grease and reheat the rings and pan before cooking the next batch.
Have a great day Whànau!
With Covid-19 still a very real risk, people who are unwell are told to stay home, and to keep any sickly kids home too - but what if you don't have any more sick leave owing?
Most Kiwis are entitled to five days of sick leave a year, but some - often those in lower paid jobs - get less.
New Zealand’s minimum sick leave allowance is one of the lowest in the OECD. In Australia they get 10 days, in most European countries it’s even more.
Should Kiwis be entitled to more sick leave?
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