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Baby led weaning
Kitchen sink flapjacks (low sugar)

Kitchen sink flapjacks (low sugar)

I found the Little Grazers website in a moment of panic. My youngest threatened a hunger strike unless she could feed herself. I practically backflipped for joy when my frenzied search for baby-led weaning recipes delivered me the Little Grazers site. It is packed to the rafters of great, healthy bite-sized recipes so it quickly...
Fluffy, gluten-free, American pancakes

Fluffy, gluten-free, American pancakes

I haven’t made pancakes for a while now. I don’t know what was so special about this morning. Perhaps it was the fact that this week had been gruelling; I probably needed to draw a line under it by acknowledging the difference between gobbled bowls of porridge or granola and a leisurely weekend feast. Whatever...
Chickpea crepes

Chickpea crepes

These were surprisingly good. I’ll be honest, I thought they would be rather odd because they contain so few ingredients and no eggs! Shame on me for lacking faith, particularly as they are from this wonderful book, The Voluptuous Vegan by Myra Kornfield. I made these as an experiment for the children. I thought the...
Cheesy cornbread

Cheesy cornbread

This recipe was the love-child of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and Claire Patak. Both cooks write for the Guardian, but they each took very different approaches to the humble cornbread. Hugh, as you would expect, adopted a no-nonsense approach with very few embellishments. Claire, took an apologetically Southern approach to it – adding egg for a...
Adventures in baby led weaning

Adventures in baby led weaning

About 2 weeks ago, my 10 month old clamped her mouth firmly shut and swiped my purée laden spoon away with her chubby fist. She then turned her head back to face me and shouted. Yes, at 10 months old she shouts. I scuttled to the fridge and returned with some cucumber batons and sticks...