All over the world and all year long, kids celebrate different holidays. Here's a look at some holidays from around the world and foods kids eat to celebrate. Maybe you will find a new food you want to try.
Chinese New Year is in the winter.
Every new year in China is named after an animal, like a pig or a monkey. To celebrate their new year, Chinese kids love to go to fun parades. They also like to eat foods like steamed dumplings. Dumplings are like raviolis. They have meat and vegetables...
1 thin slice of ham (Chef Lizzie likes to use prosciutto. You could even use cooked turkey or veggie bacon.)
1 teaspoon pesto (Allergy Warning: Pesto usually has pine nuts in it.)
1/2 tablespoon olive oil (or unsalted butter)
Pinch grated parmesan cheese (Chef Lizzie likes to use freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.)
Crack 1 egg into a mixing bowl.
Crack the other egg into a different small bowl. Separate the egg yolk (the yellow part) from the egg white. Use a spoon to scoop out the yolk and throw it away. (You won't be using it for this recipe.)
Add the egg white to the bowl with the whole egg.
Add the pesto to the eggs.
Use a fork to scramble the eggs and pesto together.
Tear the ham into bite-sized pieces.
Chef Lizzie says: Be careful when working around a hot stove. Always ask your parent for permission and help.
Turn the stove burner on medium and heat the pan. Put the olive oil (or butter) in the pan.
Pour the egg mixture into pan. Add the ham pieces.
Slowly move eggs in a push/pull motion with a spatula until cooked. You'll know they are ready when the eggs don't look wet anymore. It's important to keep the eggs moving so they don't burn. Cooking should take about 3 or 4 minutes.
Put the eggs on a plate. Sprinkle a pinch of cheese on top.
Serve with a small fruit salad topped with a drizzle of honey or agave nectar. Then sprinkle on sesame seeds or chopped walnuts for some crunch. Or serve with whole-grain toast topped with 100% all-fruit preserves (no added sugar). Enjoy!