Resource 3: Recipes

Teacher resource for planning or adapting to use with pupils

Here are three different ways of presenting the same recipe.

Making pepper soup (flow chart)

Wash and cut meat, such as beef, into small pieces

Cook the meat in boiling water

Chop onions, tomatoes and peppers

Add chopped onions, tomatoes and peppers to meat and stir

Add enough water to cover and leave on low heat

Wash, clean, chop and add any other vegetables

Leave to simmer until meat is tender

Eat with rice or boiled yam

Making pepper soup (ingredients and method)


0.5 kg of beef (washed and cut in pieces)

4 onions

8 tomatoes

4 to 5 (or to taste) hot dried chilli peppers

Other vegetables, as available

1.5 litres of water


Put water in a pan and bring to boil.

Add meat pieces and simmer.

Add chopped onions, tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables, stir and leave to simmer.

When meat is tender, pour soup into bowls and eat with rice or boiled yam.

Resource 2: A writing frame for instructions

Section 2: Ways towards fluency and accuracy