Latest Blog Recipes

Curried Pickled Eggs

Every Child’s Favourite – Curried Pickled Eggs

In Savouries On August 11, 2014

We have 6 chickens, all with names - "Daisy", "Bluebell", "Lilly", "Ella", "Twinkles" and "Rosie". I'm not keen on named chickens (especially by small girls - I prefer "Balti", "Vindaloo", "Bhuna", ...
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Boiled Egg

Scrambled Monster

In Savouries On April 7, 2014

Jess decided she wanted to scare mummy at breakfast time. So we did - via the medium of food that is, rather than the usual morning ritual of falling down the stairs or off one of the high stools in...
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Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding for Very “Busy” Children

In Sweets On March 20, 2014

Jess was busy last Saturday. She had a backlog of urgent business calls to make (to Nana), she was up to her neck in partly-finished colouring books, her room was far too tidy (which had to be corre...
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Collateral Damage

Pancakes (with collateral damage)

In Sweets On March 2, 2014

According to Wikipedia "collateral damage is damage to things that are incidental to the intended target. It is frequently used as a military term where it can refer to the incidental destruction ...
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Denser than Osmium, Chocolate Fudge Cake

In Sweets On February 15, 2014

Discovered in 1803 by Smithson Tennant and William Hyde Wollaston, the metal of the platinum family known as Osmium (chemical symbol Os) is generally thought to be the densest thing on the planet wi...
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Star Anise

Two year old slow-cook beef with spices

In Savouries On January 7, 2014

Annie, who is nearly 3 actually, has started to ask if she can do "Silly Chefs". She's been watching Jess (6) on Saturdays cooking and wants to be fully involved. Partial involvement is not an optio...
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Chocolate Log

A log (chocolate-based, not wooden)

In Sweets On December 22, 2013

As it's Christmas, Jess and I decided to make a log. A chocolate one. And when we say a "chocolate one" we mean it. It's a chocolate sponge, filled with chocolate, with chocolate all around it. Even...
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Latest Community Recipes

rice pudding

Very Nice Rice Pudding

In Sweets On August 22, 2014

The nights are drawing in, the temperature has plummeted so this is the perfect recipe to forget all about the summer disappearing and Autumn creeping up on us!! Dreamy, creamy, light rice pudding - d...
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Stuffed Marrow

In Savouries On August 19, 2014

Cheap (especially when you've been given a marrow) vegetarian main meal...
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Mini Blackberry & Apple Pies

In Sweets On August 19, 2014

Individual blackberry and apple pies... the perfect size for a small persons pudding....
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Drop Scones with Butterscotch Sauce

In Sweets On June 3, 2014

Not healthy but hearty. We found the recipe on the BBC food website. ...
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Strawberry smoothie

Smooth Smooth Smooth Strawberry Smoothie

In Snacks On June 3, 2014

Here are some instructions to conquer making a strawberry smoothie with your little tykes because who doesn't love strawberry smoothies?...
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Strawberry choc cheesecake slice cropped more and brighter

Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake

In Sweets On June 3, 2014

A super simple no-bake chocolate and strawberry cheesecake, perfect for little chefs of any experience and makes a perfect special dessert treat. ...
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Easter Cup Cakes

Easter cup cakes

In Sweets On April 13, 2014

A very simple cake recipe, which I think everyone knows anyway, then just add yummy butter icing, marshmallows, chocolate eggs and jelly tots!...
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Family Pasta Bake

In Savouries On April 13, 2014

This is a quick, simple, pasta bolognese bake that we cooked recently for 8 people. If you only need if for 4 then, hmm, half the ingredients? If you need it for 2, do the maths :)...
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