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NellyJob Thu 08-Nov-12 21:34:09

a joke when the morbidly obese 'food tech' teacher ditches the healthy recipes from the school cook book and has the class make a super sugary swiss roll? when i say fat, I mean she is so heavy as to not be able to wear normal clothes or stand up straight? and she is teaching my daughter about nutrition when all these years I have been doing my best to keep her slim and fit? and this teachers daughter is also obese as are her husband and son.....
or would I sound like a twat complaining about this?

JustSpidero Fri 09-Nov-12 11:27:34

Oh go and get a cake and a grip OP!

Dancingqueen17 Fri 09-Nov-12 12:47:50

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lljkk Fri 09-Nov-12 13:01:31

Don't plenty of doctors smoke & also tell their patients not to?

Isn't lots of life "Do as I say & not as I do"?

In our household we would be delighted to have cakes brought home each week <<bun fight over who'd eat 'em>>. There were no cooking classes & only the most simplistic nutrition lessons when & where I went to school. YABU.

socharlotte Fri 09-Nov-12 13:16:25

Now I am going to HAVE TO bake a swiss roll!!

KenLeeeeeee Fri 09-Nov-12 13:20:19

YABU to have been so rude & crass about the teacher's weight. I lost interest in any potentially valid point you may have had when you decided to be so nasty.

mum2threesons Fri 09-Nov-12 14:10:02

I hate bloody school cooking lessons..nothing to do with an overweight teacher BTW..I hate the fact that I have to fork out a blooming fortune on ingredients that we will never use again.
I've got a big pot of black treacle in my cupboard that I had to buy so my DS coud take 1 TABLESPOON of the stuff to school!
It really really gets me ranting!

JambalayaWarmMincePie Fri 09-Nov-12 14:24:03

For recipes that require one tsp of something, we usually buy a jar and each pupil takes a tsp each. To avoid ^this exact situation^ grin

MaryZezItsOnlyJustNovember Fri 09-Nov-12 14:28:50

How on earth would you transport a tablespoon of treacle? The mind boggles confused.

I suppose parents object to a charge, so each child has to bring individual ingredients. We are charged by the term for that type of thing, and it isn't much.

hazleweatherfieldgirldetective Fri 09-Nov-12 14:36:17

Perhaps you should teach your daughter some self control if she a) is likely to embark on a life of overeating purely because one teacher at her school is overweight and b) she eats a whole cake to herself once a week.

My food tech teacher was skinny as a rake and we had a whole term of making different kinds of cakes. And if one of us forgot an ingredient she would give us it but then take HALF of our cake. I still seethe at the memory. No Mrs Bell, giving me some powdered egg does NOT entitle you to half of my fucking sponge cake!

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