Meatballs and Sauce


Goal: to make a yummy tea for the whole family!


500g of veal mince
500g of pork mince
2x 400g cans of diced Italian tomatoes
1 cup of chicken stock
1 cup of fresh breadcrumbs
Cooked pasta
Salt and pepper


Mix mincemeat, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper in a bowl.
Roll the mince into golf-ball size balls. Put the meatballs on a tray and put in the fridge for 15 minutes.
Mix tomatoes and stock in a frying pan. Bring sauce to boil on a medium heat.
Put meatballs into the sauce. Turn the temperature to low and cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked.
Place pasta in bowls. Put meatballs and sauce on top. Serve and eat!

Life on board the ship

What was a typical day on board the ship and once in Australia?

Most of the time the convicts were below decks they were only allowed up for 30 mins they only get fed twice a day if they were lucky the would get a third meal and they did not get veggies they got Rotten meat. They would have to scrub the deck and mob the trow up and the beds it was squishy and it was two people per bed and they would have there ankles chained together with chains they would only be allowed a serten amount of cloths. Water would wet the prisoners and they would get sea sick.

2) What were the daily routines on board convict ships and In Australia

5.00pm Tuesdays and Fridays washing dishes days after day, After Breakfast they grinned wheat and eat it for breakfast they would not get vegetables 7.45the mess men are to be mustered on deck to revise the. Breakfast allowance and all other prisoners will go below and sit down in a quiet ordernerly.

3)What do the routines tell us about conditions on board the ships and in Austraila

The convicts would have to work very hard because if they didn’t do it they would not get food and if they did not get food they would starve and. they would have to do there business of the boat they would sleep in one bed with two people in it.

spaghetti bolognse

Purpose: To make your face messy


Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 medium brown onion finely chopped, 1 medium carrot peeled finely chopped, 500g beef mince, 1/3 cup tomato paste, 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, large pinch of ground nutmeg, 2 teaspoons splenda Granular, 500g thin spaghetti, Grated or flaked parmesan cheese to serve


step 1 Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onion,carrot, celery and garlic, stirring, for five minutes or until softened. Add mince. cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, for 6 to 8 minutes or until brown.

step 2 Add paste, tomatoes oregano nutmeg splenda and 1/2 cup cold water. bring to the boil. reduce heat to low simmer uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes or until thick. season     with salt and pepper.

step 3 meanwhile cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions, until tender, Drain.

step 4 Divide pasta among serving bowls. Spoon over sauce. Serve topped with any type of cheese.

serves 6 people