PARTNERSHIPS AND RESULTS IN COMENIUS, LEONARDO DA VINCI AND GRUNDTVIG
National Agencies

2009-1-GB2-GRU06-01735

Recipe for Success

Grundtvig partnerships

PARTNERS
  • United Kingdom
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Germany
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    ORGANIZATION Coordinator

    Academy International

    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION

    Adult education provider

    ADDRESS

    28 Sandringham Avenue, Benton – Newcastle

    CONTACT PERSON

    Jane Hayes

    Recipe for Success

    This partnership was formed with the aim of focusing on the food we eat, how we grow and prepare our food and the traditions that accompany food preparation. Learners and staff met regularly with partners from other countries to exchange recipes and associated skills that are in danger of being forgotten and the stories that are associated with them. The focus was on the use of locally grown, seasonal ingredients and the skills of making the old recipes and their translation into other languages. The learners prepared for each meeting by learning some of the language of the other countries with particular focus on the recipes and traditions of each area. After each meeting in the partner countries, the participants stored their new-found information on a shared web platform (Facebook). This was a new skill for the older participants and although there was some hesitation about using Facebook, all were very pleased to learn about it and discovered how they could use it to maintain their new European relationships. The partnership heightened the level of cultural awareness and mutual understanding among the nationalities within Europe and gave the participants a deeper appreciation of various cultures, heritage and values which fostered mutual respect and tolerance.

    RESULTS
  • Joint results
  • United Kingdom
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Recipe Book

    A recipe book containing recipes from the 5 countries within the partnership. It will come with the ingredients, the preparation method and a story or legend associated with it. This third aspect will make different to the regular recipe books and will add a cultural touch. There will be pictures of the recipes and they will come in the original language and intio English. The Spanish member will translate it also to Catalan as Mallorca is bilingual area.

    LANGUAGE(S)

    German, English, Spanish, Italian, Polish

    AUDIENCE(S)

    Adult learners, Teachers, Educators

    PRODUCT TYPE

    Printed material

    AVAILABILITY

    Directly downloadable

    COPYRIGHT

    Yes