Latest Blog Recipes

Chocolate Pancakes

Chocolate Pancakes (with chocolate sauce and chocolate ice cream). Warning: contains chocolate.

In Sauces, Sweets On January 25, 2015

We took 3 recipes and then made it up. But we made it up with style. We combined chocolate pancakes with a chocolate sauce recipe and and then added chocolate ice cream. What we have created here is...
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Holding Pumpkin

Pumpkin Pie (the “BBC Good Food” recipe with
a few tiny, little modifications)

In Sweets On October 27, 2014

We don't often make pumpkin pie in the UK so we just want to be clear about this pumpkin pie thing....we had some pumpkins, scooped out the pumpkin, and made a pie from it! Very nice it was too. And...
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Easy Peasy Cheesy Sweetcorn Frittata

In Savouries On October 4, 2014

What is a Frittata anyway? It's like a posh oven-baked omelette - according to Jess and Annie's mummy. So it's a FACT. There we have it. An omelette, but upgraded. It's easy to make, great for the k...
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Plum Balancing

Annie’s Perfectly Balanced Plum Jam

In Sauces, Sweets On September 10, 2014

Plums, plums, plums and plums. We've got lots of plums. Two trees and the plums are all just ripening now. Annie is 3 and insisted we made something with them. We haven't done any recipes with plums...
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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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Latest Community Recipes


NOT Peach Upside Down Cake

In Sweets On April 17, 2015

Its technically The Great British Bakes Off's Sticky Lemon Cake from their Learn To Bake Book. Also its neither cooking WITH kids or cooking FOR kids as my 10 year old daughter did this pretty much by...
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Black Forest Gateau

In Sweets On January 22, 2015

Not being a huge fan of the traditional Christmas pudding, I was after something rich and indulgent, this Hairy Bikers posh chocolate cake was perfect. A centre piece to be proud of and a burst of fla...
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Easiest Sweet Potato Soup Ever

In Soups On January 15, 2015

A delicious warming soup for cold days...
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Award winning cake pop flowers

In Sweets On December 2, 2014

A school bake-off competition to raise money for Children in Need prompted us to make this cake. Phoebe won her class bake-off so it must be good!...
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Back to Basics Boiled Egg

In Snacks On November 28, 2014

With Winter finally here; dark nights and cold frosty mornings what could be more appealing than a boiled egg and 'mandatory' soldiers for breakfast....or anytime in our house!!! A punchy kick of Marm...
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Easy Chick Chick Chick Chick Chicken Pie

In Savouries On November 12, 2014

My daughters asked if they could make chicken pie for their supper. We were time poor and so I really did Google 'easy chicken pie for cooking with kids'. This goodfoodchannel.co.uk recipe looked perf...
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Gingerbread people with icing

In Sweets On November 2, 2014

Ive called this Gingerbread people with icing but we could perhaps call it 'Icing with a hint of gingerbread biscuit'...
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apple cake

Autumnal Cox Apple & Sultana Cake

In Sweets On October 20, 2014

I found this recipe in the Waitrose magazine and gave it a whirl, very pleased with the result and a great way to use up any apples left in the fruit bowl at the end of the week!! None of the flavours...
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