We’re back! The Petits Chefs are back at school and raring to go this term! Typically this is a term when I have a smaller group because of other commitments the boys have like sports or the school play, but this year I have a full house of 15 boys aged 8-11. I’m so excited […]
Well there’s no denying it – the holidays are upon us whether we are ready or not! I’m in France right now and have more or less wrapped up my holiday entertaining although no doubt I will be trying my hand at a few festive treats over the next couple of weeks but I’m very […]
Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge for November 2014: Slow cooker curried squash soup and Naan
I’m completing two of November’s Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenges today – working with slow cookers and making something starting with the letter “N” ! First up, let’s talk slow cookers. I know we often think about using a slow cooker for something like chili or stew but how about a soup? Normally when I […]
As temperatures dip and winter approaches, everyone seems to be craving comfort food. Often, when we think “comfort food”, though, we think dishes like soups and stews that can take a while to prepare. Slow cooked dishes are great for making ahead of time on the weekend when most of us have a little more […]
I’m all about getting kids to try new foods. I mean every week in both my boys’ cooking clubs, I work hard to not only show the boys how cooking is fun and tasty but also introduce them to new-to-them foods. But learning to eat new foods shouldn’t just be about kids. At our kid-free […]
Another one of this month’s Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenges was all about getting creative with leftovers. If you read my post a couple of weeks ago about ideas for Thanksgiving, you’ll remember I was working on developing some vegetarian (Thanksgiving or otherwise) recipes for JamieOliver.Com. These dishes were inspired by a simple vegetable casserole, […]
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