Tag Archive: kids

Easy Monster Truffles

It’s well documented that I have a secret love for Oreos. If they are spied in a biscuit tin they will be second choice to Jammy Dodgers. As well as just scoffing them Oreos make great edible dirt or in this case the base of easy monster truffles. This recipe is based on the ridiculously …

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The cake decorating road test

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Immy & Cam are the voice here when it comes to road testing products that are geared towards the kids market. On the same day we made My Daddy Cooks Sloppy Joes and Chocolate Salami we made some basic fairy cakes and spent an afternoon decorating them using products I had been sent to trial. The …

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Dreams

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As some of you may know in July 2010 I left my job to start a business. I had taught cookery a few afternoons a week in my old school but decided to combine my science background, food geekery along with 5 years experience in education to teach children how to cook. The last year …

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Pasta for beginners

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I’ve nearly finished all the recipe testing for next week. It’s been good going over recipes to double-check they work and remind myself that ‘no’ the jelly boats we were going to make are not suitable for vegetarians (thank goodness for vege-gel).  The baked jam doughnutsI tested earlier on in the week are for the American …

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Christmas present ideas for food loving kids

Christmas gifts for kids

It’s nearly the end of term so that means Christmas is just around the corner. I’ve been busy teaching kids the art of making mince pies. I know quite a few of my pupils have asked for food/cookery related things for Christmas and here is what I think is some of the best items out …

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Introducing my Little Helpers.

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Although I teach children how to cook as a day job I don’t have children of my own so while at a family party to celebrate Guy Fawkes night I recruited two little helpers in the form of Cam and Immy to help me road test some Silver Spoon products including black food colouring (used …

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