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Sep 23rd, 2015
3 mins

McCain Foodservice look around the world for school lunch inspiration

For school caterers, coming up with meal plans that fit within health guidelines whilst still being cost and time effective might sometimes be a challenge. However, with their global school meals inspiration, McCain Foodservice have shown that this needn’t be the case.

Looking abroad to the traditional diets and school meals of Italy, Greece, Spain and Poland, McCain have illustrated how our international neighbours keep school lunches nutritious and exciting. They’ve also shown how looking to the plates of our European cousins can provide inspiration for our own school lunches.

McCain Diced PotatoesTake for example Greece, where a standard school meal consists of baked chicken, veg stuffed vine leaves, orzo pasta and fresh fruit. By taking the chicken and vegetables, and swapping pasta for a low-prep frozen potato like McCain Simply Potato Dice, caterers can create a simple, low cost and tasty take on a traditional Greek staple that’s sure to be a winner in UK schools.

Putting together healthy meals with an international twist needn’t mean coming up with whole new dishes either. By simply switching up one ingredient, traditional British classics can be given a whole new flavour; to give bangers and mash a Polish flavour, substitute standard accompaniments like peas or carrots for warming red cabbage.

To find out more about school meals worldwide, and to see how school caterers can get inspired in the kitchen, take a look at the McCain Foodservice site.


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