I am constantly trying to get my children to eat new things. I have a fussy 5 year old, so often I am fighting a loosing battle. Nether the less, I still try to educate them on the different foods that are eaten around the world, and encourage them to help me in the kitchen as much as possible.
These chocolate apples are such a simple treat to make for the kids, and they take next to no time to do. Bonus is the main ingredient is fruit! OK it’s covered in chocolate and sugary stuff, but it’s fruit never the less.
This time of year pumpkins are in abundance, and as soon as Halloween is over, the supermarkets are practically and in some cases literally giving them away. Pumpkins are so versatile and a great source of nutrition, so if you need some inspiration of what to do with pumpkins then look no further. Here are 15 sweet and savoury pumpkin recipes to give you some ideas!
This is a recipe I came up with to try and get my children eating more red meat, whilst introducing some new flavours to them. This Moroccan inspired meatball recipe is for soft succulent lamb meatballs in a rich aromatic sauce which has a perfect blend of sweetness and spice. I’ve included a FREE printable recipe card for you at the end in case you want to try it yourself.
It feels like Autumn has arrived, but there are still ways in which you can enjoy your garden. One of the things I love about growing my own fruit and vegetables is using them in my culinary creations. I have yet, however to turn them into alcohol!
This plum and port jam recipe makes a very versatile savoury and sweet jam. Equally at home on a cheese board as it is on a slice of bread. Pairing juicy plums with the rich, fruity flavours of Portugal’s famous alcoholic tipple, with subtle underlying spices.
If your a regular to my blog you will know that I love to make jam, and I often enter it into our local horticultural shows. This recipe hasn’t failed me yet, winning first place in every class I’ve entered it in. It really does make a lovely raspberry jam.
If you like peanut butter, then you will love these chocolate peanut butter balls! They taste amazing and are really simple to make. They are great to do with the kids on those rainy days of the holidays. Isla loves making these, and of course eating them afterwards!