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La Scala Article

  1. 1. 12A / THE FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES / January 28, 2009 Terrific Kids McDowell Mountain Elementary School is proud to present Austin Johnson (first grade), Haley Willibey (second grade) and Luke Giger (kindergarten) as Terrific Kids for the week of Jan. 18. FHHS teacher Gary Abud and his science students visit La Scala Creamery near the Fountain for a day of hands-on learning. Cream of the crop Milking out food science experiences at La Scala Fountain Hills High School rice, soy bean-based sauces and teacher Gary Abud’s chemistry vegetables. students topped off the semester With their curiosity piqued, with a trip to La Scala Creamery students responded enthusiasti- From left, Four Peaks Elementary School is proud to present for a full morning of hands-on cally as Abud suggested a sequel Kymberley Rodrigues (fifth grade), Strawberry Christie (fourth lessons about living foods, a first to this field trip: fast food created grade), Michael Maldonado (third grade) and Benny Chen (third in a series of food science topics with an understanding of the grade) as Terrific Kids for the week of Jan. 18. introducing students to scientific way art, science and tradition methods used for researching meet. and manufacturing foods. This will be a summer science Fountain Hills Just before eight in the morn- camp hosted out of La Scala m Shear Indulgence co ing, students settled around the where students can explore in See n. ice cream cases at LaScala for a more depth the relationship be- Manicure & va why series of lectures on fermented tween food science and human $ 35.00 yl Pedicure more food from around the world health. es parents made from dairy, meat, leafy Beyond observing first-hand al Combo plants and grains. the qualities of various foods, sd turn to Abud, a new addition to the students also used their knowl- tt Hair, Nails & Massage Sylvan than co FHHS science faculty, said he edge of food science to create a 837-7343 any other tutor. .s likes to ignite the joy of learning recipe of their own. w science by making it relevant They were provided with a set w Owners April & Roseann Serving Fountain Hills w 11046 Saguaro Blvd. 480-614-3185 and fun through methods such of ingredients that could be used FHHS students take turns serving European yogurt. 120th St. & Shea Blvd. as this new food science curricu- to make Tzatsiki, a traditional lum. Mediterranean dish made with The students made ice cream yogurt and cucumbers. in class early this academic The students were given Great Opportunity year to learn about chemical solutions and concentration, as the basic recipe projected on a screen, but the activity required well as built structural atomic them to balance the recipe using models out of cereal, chomped their knowledge of the proper- on Life Savers in the dark to ties of each ingredient. see how light is generated from A taste test was performed to spearmint oil molecules and determine which group had cre- distilled Cherry Coke to obtain ated the most balanced Tzatsiki purified water. using freshly made kefir, garlic, Drawing from resources avail- red wine vinegar, lime juice, sea Bank Owned in Rio Verde with lots of potential. able in the Fountain Hills com- salt and olive oil. Local bank representation will provide quick response munity, Abud collaborated with Cordon Bleu-trained chef volunteers from the QMG Foun- Nancy Banner and nurse/coun- to offers. $349,900 ~ mls#4096686 dation and the staff of La Scala selor Nancy Field helped stu- Creamery to create a hands-on dents balance their Tzatsiki Judy Brown CRS food science experience for his dishes with both volunteering Premier Marketing Group students. with the QMG Foundation. Office 480-837-2288 • Cell 602-377-7687 Biochemistry concepts came The program concluded with alive for the students as they a lunch buffet that consisted of explored the world of traditional the Tzatski the students cre- Another one of La Scala's own brews, Sea Bees is a refreshing dairy- foods prepared in the artisanal ated, homemade tortilla soup free alternative to kefir with similar probiotic qualities. Students FREE DENTAL IMPLANT CONSULT way with the aid of modern tech- nology in the La Scala kitchen. prepared by La Scala staff, piping hot handmade pita bread viewed the live cultures through the one gallon glass jar. If you suffer from any of the following, you During their field trip, students fresh from the brick oven of also examined and tasted an ar- Euro Pizza Café and, of course, may benefit from dental implants: ray of traditional, pure, health- a sampling of the artisanal giving fermented foods made gelato for which La Scala is M r. A bu d p a s s e d a ro u n d • missing tooth (single or multiple) with meat, sea foods, grains, known. a sample of kefir cultured fruits and vegetables. Students left La Scala with at La Scala Creamery with • fractured teeth From the animal protein full minds and bellies, delighted the authentic kefir culture • sore or loose partial dentures category, there was garum, by a fun-filled day of education. also called liquamen, an Italian For further information on from the Caucasus (Eastern • sore or loose complete dentures sauce of fermented anchovies, La Scala, located right here Europe). Students learned Call today to schedule your which is also a favorite season- in Fountain Hills, visit las- that the yogurt-like drink is ing for those living in the Asia- For field trip free of lactose and filled with complimentary consultation to see Pacific region. and internship opportunities, beneficial probiotics to help if you can benefit from implants. From the plant category, contact lascalacreamery@gmail. the body digest and absorb students examined fermented com. nutrients We look forward to helping you obtain your optimum oral health. R Kevin A. Rauter, D.D.S., P.C. General Dentistry Arrgh! Let’s get hospitable 480-816-1011 16921 E. Palisades Blvd., Suite 111 Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 Register for Chamber & Community updates at: Shop Fountain Hills 837-1654 • Closed for Lunch 12-1 PO Box 17598 • Fountain Hills, AZ 85269 Affordable Airport Transportation Captain Claire McWilliams Buccaneer Clark Rowley of $ 00 $ 35. 1st person Fountain Hills 44.00 1st person Verdes welcomes visitors to the pirate brunch where students learned about the industry of Scottsdale Camelback Resort was the day’s keynote speaker, sharing his experience and hospitality, enjoyed a piratey history in hospitality with all meal, watched skits and took who attended. 480-982-8551 part in themed activities. Claire McWilliams’ high school hospitality students recently 24 hr Live Dispatch hosted their annual industry brunch to welcome visitors from the industry as well as encourage local students to check out the Online Reservations at program. Above, Lauren Madden, Zach Hineman and Ben Barry get into this year’s pirate theme and pass out booty for correctly answered trivia questions.