Category: Cooking with kids

Green soup, with a variation for creating ‘stinky pee’

So…Katherine did this lovely illustration for asparagus, and while it isn’t in season for all of us around the world right now, it is one of my favourite vegetables (that wasn’t always the case) so any excuse.  This is a recipe for a really…

Midweek Mushroom Soup

Did you know a single large portobello mushroom can have more potassium than a banana? A good excuse for a rich earthy mushroom soup. This is a simple soup to pull together, and it is always fun to whizz stuff up in a blender. …

A fresh little salad

A lovely little recipe from Katherine,  and a nice welcome to spring! Katherine lives in California, so Spring might be a little bit closer than here in London. I am certainly ready for some nice refreshing salads…..and will be trying this one out soon. 5…

Berry Nut Slump

‘What is a slump?’ I hear you ask….well, it isn’t a cobbler and it isn’t a crisp.  It is kind of calfouti-esque (and what is a clafouti? https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2013/aug/29/how-to-cook-perfect-cherry-clafoutis) in that it is basically a bunch of fruit covered in a batter, but for a…

Katherine’s Simple Pasta

This is a quick, simple and healthy dish to pull together – perfect for a midweek meal, and should please most kids! Handful of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or Parmesan cheese 2 cups cherry tomatoes 3 cloves diced garlic Zest of 1 lemon Dash Olive oil…

London Omelette

Not ‘folded frying pan’ omelette, not a ‘Denver’ omelette, not a Spanish omelette (which is actually called a tortilla in Spain – not to be confused with those corn or flour tortillas you use for burritos and tacos!)….and there really isn’t an ‘official’ London…

Thees’ Triple Chocolate Hazelnut, Nutella Brownies

Happy Valentine’s Day!  ….and for me Valentine’s is not just about loving couples, it is about showing your love for your friends and family.  And what better way to show your love than with chocolate! I created this for a 5-year-old chocolate monster named…