From Chapter Five
Sitting Down to Eat
Hands in the Dough and Words in the Mouth
Of course soup tastes better with a little cream, but enriching the taste of a food is not always enough to make it acceptable. For children, “good” means what is prepared well, but also what is already familiar to them. Here are two ways of teaching our children to become familiar with what they eat: putting hands in the dough and words in the mouth.Hands in the Dough
One of the most pleasant, and certainly most effective ways of making food familiar is having children participate in the preparation of meals....