This week we traveled to Mexico and prepared a dish with a fun name to pronounce: chilaquiles! Few of the students had tried this meal before, which added to the thrill of the experience. Instead of day-old tortillas, we used large, thick tortilla chips made in Sonoma. The salsa we used was from Papalote Mexican Grill in the Mission. Everyone got to handle knives or scissors to prepare the many layers of flavor that went into the final product: onion, garlic, peppers, avocado, limes, cilantro and oregano, radishes, and queso fresco, a fresh Mexican cheese.
We were honored this week to welcome special staff guests kindergarten teacher Miss Information (aka Queen of the Castro) and second grade teacher Ms. Butler, who picked and called out cards for an energetic (and competitive) game of Lotería to close the class.