When it comes to cooking with children, it’s vital to have the right kitchen kit. A combination of safe and easy-to-use equipment will help you and the kids get brilliant results (and have fun!) every time you cook together.
If you’re hosting a children’s party or sleepover during the holidays, why not get the kids to do the catering? It’s a fun way to keep them busy and get them excited about some fresh new flavours. Plus, fussy eaters are way more likely to get stuck into a dish they’ve enjoyed making themselves.
First up, let me say that all the tactics in this feature will work on fussy adults just as well as they’ll work on fussy children.
I wholeheartedly believe that cooking is up there as one of the most valuable skills you can teach a child, right alongside reading and writing.
Laleh Mohmedi creates awesome food art as a way of getting her son Jacob excited about eating his fruit and veg. In this post, she shares how to add a special twist to a delicious kale, ricotta & squash omelette.
My three-year-old daughter Ayla has been brought up vegetarian and although she’s been fantastic with food from day one, she’s now becoming increasingly picky at mealtimes.
Eating out can be a fantastic experience for kids. They get the opportunity to build their social skills, practice table manners and experience new tastes all at the same time.
It’s easy to think of carrots as a bit boring, but kids love them, and with a bit of imagination they can be really versatile.