Category Archives: Cooking with kids

Birthday Cakes by Fiona Cairns

It is National Baking Week and I’ve got hold of the perfect book for this. Birthday Cakes is the new book by Fiona Cairns the creator of Wills and Kate’s wedding cake. Her last book, Bake & Decorate, is one … Continue reading

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Fruit Bottomed Yogurts

I love the expensive yogurts with the creamy yogurt and stewed fruit or jam at the bottom. Well I guess they aren’t always too expensive, but I’m always looking for ways to save pennies and I’ve found a way to … Continue reading

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Breakfast Rolls

My husband loves to have toast for breakfast at the weekends, but I’m not a fan of mass produced bread. There has been a lot of bad press lately about supermarket bread and if you are interested I’ve found a … Continue reading

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Potato Boats

Now I know this photograph has a picture of a Peppa Pig character, but this is a recipe for adults and children. I made these with my son, because if I can cook lunch and keep him entertained I’ve achieved … Continue reading

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Savoury Cupcakes

George and I had a playdate last week and we invited our friends to come for lunch. I decide to bake my latest invention: the Savoury Cupcake, which is based on the theory that kids should eat most things if … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight – Chocolate & Banana Muffins

Last weekend Daddy helped us do some baking and it was really lovely to spend time together in the kitchen. Jamie is a good cook and will often cook dinner for me at the weekends, but he hasn’t had the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Shortbread Cookies

Next Monday it will be Valentine’s day and now I’m a food blogger I thought I better treat my husband to something homemade and something sweet. I wanted to use a recipe I blogged about for my sister-in-law’s baby shower, … Continue reading

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My Coronation Chicken

Lots of people have been asking me for the recipe of my coronation chicken. It makes a fantastic sandwich filling and is a yummy topping for my quick jacket potato recipe. I’ve always made it up as I go along, … Continue reading

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Yum Yum Bento Box

Wow what a journey I’ve been on this week. Quirk Books sent me ‘Yum Yum Bento Box, Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches’ to review and it is has taught me so much. I’m thinking about food and food presentation in … Continue reading

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A Gingerman

Whenever I go to the bakers my son loves to have a gingerbread man. Last week I decided to try making them at home. It was fantastic, George and I had great fun, and they tasted delicious, I could add … Continue reading

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