Quotes from the children who ate Christmas dinner...
Fisa "Today I liked the Christmas dinner, we also had crackers and chocolates with it!"
Sharon "I liked today's dinner because it represented the way that we celebrate Christmas in different parts of the world."
Meda "I liked my Christmas dinner and the crackers!"
Elle "I think the ladies have done a wonderful job, I come here every year for Christmas dinner and this is the best one!"
Qamar "The Christmas dinner is really good and I wish everyone a merry Christmas and a happy new year!"
Makafui "The food is good and I like how it's presented and the tables look incredible! Thank you Eileen and everybody in the kitchen. You food is the best in Dagenham!"
Anthony "Christmas dinner was better than Jamie Oliver's! Thank you!"
Arnas "The staff made it a really fantastic Christmas dinner. Thank you!"
Rain "This was the most delicious school dinner I have ever had!"
Precious "My dinner is delicious and it's the best in the whole world!"
Ishrat "This is our last Christmas dinner at Marsh Green and even though we'll be leaving we will always still remember it."
Paul M "When I saw the Christmas dinner I felt exquisite and I took a bite and I felt a tingle in my belly and my belly growled at me and told me to take another bite! I want to thank Eileen and Debbie and all the cooking squad for making this a very special day for all the children."
Kehinde "The Christmas dinner was spectacular and I loved the turkey"
BBQ Flat Bread – BBQ Sauce Pizza Base Bread topped with Vegetables and Quorn Sausages.
Cheese and Bean Tortilla – Cheese and Baked Bean wrap.
Crème Fraiche – Thick Milky Cream.
Fajita – Quorn Filled Wrap popular in Central America.
Moroccan Turkey Tagine – Turkey Stew containing potatoes and vegetables.
Organic Cumberland Pie – Shepherd’s pie with an extra layer of bread crumbs on top to increase the crunch factor.
Quorn - Vegetarian option made from mycoprotein which is a nutritionally healthy protein source that is meat free.
Southern Style Chicken Fillet – Chicken Breast Covered in Spicy Breadcrumbs.
Tropical slaw – Selection of thinly sliced Mixed Vegetables in mayonnaise containing pineapple.
Winter Frittata – Omelette containing Potatoes and Vegetables.
Winterslaw – Selection of thinly sliced Mixed Vegetables in mayonnaise containing red cabbage.
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Who is entitled to free school meals?
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Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
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