Category Archives: Cooking with kids

Gingerbread Men

Here is my easy gingerbread men recipe. I posted this a couple of years ago but thought I’d revisit it as these are so great for Christmas. When we first made these my boy called they Gingermen,”Have a Gingerman Mummy” … Continue reading

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Home Baking by Jo Wheatley

I think Jo Wheatley is fantastic; two years ago she was the winner of The Great British Bake Off. Rather unfairly she was my favourite from the start, after all she is a Mum from Essex who loves to bake – … Continue reading

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Quick Crispie Cupcakes

Yesterday I needed to make cupcakes but I had run out of time. I had to invent my new quick cupcakes – cupcakes made with rice crispies. I followed a simple recipe by Nigella Lawson and used silicone cupcake cases … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Biscuits

Let’s get on with some blogging, while I’ve been working full time for a few months I’ve not had time to stand still, but over the next few days I’m going to refresh some old Christmas posts to inspire you. I … Continue reading

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Homemade Pizza – Quick, Easy & Yeast Free

Today I am updating my Homemade Pizza recipe and photograph. George and I made the pizzas in this picture, George made the small pizza and ate most of it, while my hubbie and I shared the larger pizza. So Daddy … Continue reading

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Children’s Jubilee Cupcakes

My George designed these Jubilee cupcakes. I kid you not! When I asked him what type of cake he would make for the Queen’s party he replied he’s like to make her face on a cake. This is what we … Continue reading

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Play Dough Recipe

Here is a fun recipe, not for food but for play dough. This recipe is for anyone out there that has kids, grandkids etc. This is a really easy recipe and kids can help make the play dough before they … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Pasta

This recipe from, my meal plans, is continuously the most popular recipe on my blog. The pasta recipe is unbelievably quick. I even surprise myself how quickly dinner is on the table when I make this dish, and despite salmon appearing … Continue reading

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Christmas Petits Fours

If you have time and you want to make a quick last minute homemade gift or have something yummy to offer guests over the next week then check out these very cute Christmas pudding petits fours. Think of these as … Continue reading

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Coronation Chicken

This weekend we had Roast Chicken. I used the leftovers to make one of our favourite dinners: Coronation Chicken with my quick Jacket Potatoes. This is a great recipe to cook with kids. If you chop and prepare the ingredients … Continue reading

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