Tip for Telling
The story is written as a ‘script’ because the way I tell it, I’m the Chef and the vegetables are talking to one another. Sometimes I add a potato and ask the kids to tell me how many different ways we can cook it (fries, mashed, in their jacket, roasted …)
I owe the idea for this script to the Mechelen Stadspoppentheater
(Puppet theatre of Mechelen
in Belgium) who performed it in the Young People’s Theatre Festival back in the 1980’s.
I use plastic veggies stuck on satay sticks as my puppets, though you could of course use real veg and then (yum-