Income Yielding Cookery

Subject :

Home Economics

Topic :

Income Yielding Cookery

Class :

Primary 6 / Basic 6


Term :

Third Term


Week :

Week 8


Instructional Materials :

  • Cooking utensils
  • Cooking ingredients
  • Apron
  • Gas cooker



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of income yielding crafts



Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • Mention various income yielding cookery
  • Say some examples of food or snacks that can be prepared at home to earn income
  • List methods of preparing these snacks
  • Describe how to sell these products



Content :

Income Yielding Cookery are those cooking that we do in oder to make sales or money. When we cook with the intention of selling the food, then we are involved in income yielding Cookery


Examples of various income yielding Cookery

  1. Making puff puff
  2. Making chin chin
  3. Making donuts
  4. Making egg rolls
  5. Preparing plantain chips
  6. Preparing potato chips
  7. Producing smoothie
  8. Preparing ice cream
  9. Making fruit juice
  10. Sausage roll
  11. Àkàrà
  12. Kunu
  13. Meat pie
  14. Suya
  15. Kulikuli
  16. Soya milk
  17. Moin moin
  18. Roasted or boiled groundnuts
  19. Zobo
  20. Ogi or pap or akamu


Methods of Preparation

Most of these items listed above as examples of income yielding Cookery can be produced by

  1. Cooking
  2. Boiling
  3. Frying
  4. Roasting
  5. Baking
  6. Steaming etc


How to market our products of income yielding Cookery

  1. Building kiosk to sell
  2. Open restaurants
  3. Supply our products to popular eatery joint
  4. Some people sell through delivery
  5. Hawking
  6. Selling in traffic or hold up (not allowed in some states)
  7. Using bicycles to sell ice cream




The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise


Evaluation :

1. What is income yielding Cookery

2. Mention five income yielding Cookery products

3. List four ways by which these products can be prepared.

4. Explain four ways by which we can market or sell our products of income yielding Cookery


Conclusion :


The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written. He or she does the necessary corrections when the need arises.


Assignment :

Prepare for the next lesson by reading about all the topics that have in preparation for examination



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