Kid's Kedgeree Recipe Robo Boy and I were lucky enough to be invited to the launch of a new cookery book from Ella's Kitchen. 'The Cook Book, The Red One' contains over 100 recipes with ideas for snacks, lunches, dinners, puddings and more. We met Paul Lindley (Ella's Dad) who told us that getting messy and engaged with food and cooking from an early age helps to build the foundations for a lifetime Read More.
I was recently invited to attend the launch of the Yeo Valley cookbook "The Great British Farmhouse Cookbook". It was a fabulous event and I won't even begin to mention the amazing food, fabulous venue and scintillating company because I will just make you jealous (oops). The book is written by Sarah Mayor who is the daughter of Roger and Mary Mead who started Yeo Valley at Holt Farm in the 60's. Read More.
I have recently started making these energy bars. They are brilliant for packed lunches, or an after school snack. They are seriously filling and full of super healthy stuff. My friend recommended the recipe and you can find it here. Thanks River Cottage. Read More.
I made this soup for the Purple family today and everyone agreed it was delicious (Super Kid virtually licked his bowl clean). Ingredients: Butternut squash. 2 red peppers. 1 onion. 1 small carton of cherry tomatoes. 2 cloves of garlic. Ginger powder. Mint. Salt and pepper. Splash of Balsamic vinegar. tablespoon of vegetable oil. Generous glug of double cream. 1.5 Read More.
These raisin cookies are delicious and are great for a snack or to pop in my children's packed lunches. Ingredients: Raisins 100g Unsalted butter 125g Granulated sugar 100g Soft brown sugar 75g Free range egg, 1 Vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons Plain flour 150g Baking powder, 1/2 a teaspoon Pinch of salt 2 large baking sheets, baking parchment. Method: 1. Preheat the Read More.
Camping is a great family holiday and as I have mentioned recently we have taken our children camping several times. One of the things I love about camping is the cooking, it's a challenge to cook a meal for the family on a two ring gas stove and it's really fun cooking outside. I often cook Spaghetti Bolognese as its easy to make on a little camping stove and the whole family likes Read More.
I love making gingerbread men with children, it is so much fun decorating them afterwards. I use honey instead of golden syrup or treacle, it adds a different slant to the taste and is healthier. Ingredients; 125g cold butter diced 350g plain flour 1 tsp bicarb of soda 2 tsp ground ginger 175g light soft brown sugar 4 tbsp honey 1 medium egg beaten icing, Read More.