Tag Archives: cooking with toddlers

Peperonata

I’ve mentioned before that for Christmas my husband bought me a great new cook book called ‘Forgotten Skills of Cooking’ by Darina Allen of the internationally acclaimed Irish cookery school Ballymaloe. Reading the book last weekend found a fantastic, simple … 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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Pick Your Own Fruit

I’ve had a few inquires about where I pick my fruit and so I thought I’d share the details here. The only place I have found in the Southend area is Hilltop Farm. It is a beautiful small fruit farm … 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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Quick Bread Rolls

I’m a big fan of yeast free products, particularly when it comes to baking. The biggest bonus to yeast free bread, rolls, pastries etc is that you can make them in super quick time. There is no need to wait … 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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Quick Homemade Pizza

My 2 year old and I made Daddy a pizza. He came home from work to a delicious pizza we had made from scratch. Dinner was made and my son was entertained at the same time! Normally I try to make dinner while he … Continue reading

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Baking for Babies

After my first baby baking experience my Mum decided to make biscuits with Baby G. It was good fun, and messy, but we were surprised by how much he loved the biscuits. For days after all the biscuits were eaten he … Continue reading

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