Mrs Nobrega, whose organisation has helped more than 20 families this year, said that it was wrong to single out the poor, and that from her experience people from all backgrounds lacked basic cooking skills. She said that affluence did not dictate how good a person was in the kitchen, but she added that some Islanders did need a helping hand.
Caring Cooks now plan to teach families how to cook, and will be visiting Island schools to encourage young people to take an interest in cooking. They also want to hold evening classes for others in the community.
Read more about the initiative in Monday’s JEP