Category: KidsCookalongLive

Episode 30! FRIDAY 29TH MAY – CHOC CHIP PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

Episode 30! FRIDAY 29TH MAY – CHOC CHIP PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

CHOC CHIP PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES – OUR 30TH EPISODE! I can’t believe this is our 30th episode! Our Friday cookalongs have morphed into sweet Fridays; we always try to make something more of a treat on Fridays to celebrate the weekend, and this Friday is no…

WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY – KIDS SPAGHETTI CARBONARA!

WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY – KIDS SPAGHETTI CARBONARA!

FOOL PROOF SPAGHETTI CARBONARA! This satisfies even the most fussiest of eaters! We’re making a spaghetti carbonara but cheating a little from the uber traditional version to make it foolproof perfection! Vegetarian option: simply leave out the bacon and swap for mushrooms and find a vegetarian…

MONDAY 25TH MAY – Chicken Nuggets & Halloumi Nuggets

MONDAY 25TH MAY – Chicken Nuggets & Halloumi Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets and Halloumi Nuggets for our live cookalong! Chicken nuggets have always been a favourite of mine (aka mcnuggets!), these simple and incrediby crispy nuggets are a real treat and perfect for that fun kid inspired dinner (which all the adults loooove!). I’ll…

Friday 22nd May – Easy Apple & Blueberry Pie!

Friday 22nd May – Easy Apple & Blueberry Pie!

Apple and Blueberry Pie Recipe Who doesn’t love a delicious apple pie? This one is easy and no need to worry about what apples to get – we’ll use whatever we can get our hands on! You’ll need enough pastry to line your baking tin…

WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY – TUNA PASTA BAKE

WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY – TUNA PASTA BAKE

TUNA PASTA BAKE Oh this is so tasty and such a winner with the family! My kid friendly and really easy Tuna Pasta Bake SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: steamed vegetables What you need: Frying pan Oven – preheated to 200cFAN Ingredients: 350g fusilli pasta, cooked…

MONDAY 18TH MAY – DUTCH BABY PANCAKES

MONDAY 18TH MAY – DUTCH BABY PANCAKES

SAVOURY DUTCH BABY PANCAKES Pancakes for dinner?! Savoury Pancakes? Just look at this beauty and tell me you don’t want to cook this!  These are good fun to make; a Dutch baby pancake is more a yorkshire pudding than a pancake. These are filling and…

FRIDAY 15TH MAY – EASY ETON MESS

FRIDAY 15TH MAY – EASY ETON MESS

SUPER EASY ETON MESS – kids cooking This just screams of summer and is sooo easy to make – the kids love it and really importantly; I love it! SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: Sunshine! What you need: Mixing bowl Electric whisk Ingredients: 300ml double cream…

WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY – HOMEMADE PANCAKE ROLLS

WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY – HOMEMADE PANCAKE ROLLS

Homemade crispy pancake rolls (spring rolls) made with crepes. What kid doesn’t like making their own pancake rolls?! This is a fun one, we’ll be making super easy crepes, then cooking a little filling, rolling them up and off we go! There looks like a…

Episode 21 – TRAY BAKED SPAGHETTI – it’ll change your life! :)

Episode 21 – TRAY BAKED SPAGHETTI – it’ll change your life! :)

ONE-TRAY BAKED SPAGHETTI THIS IS AMAZING. Spaghetti cooked from scratch in the oven – literally bung all the stuff in a tray (including the raw spaghetti) and 30 minutes later you have dinner ready! For the cookalong we’ll be doing this topped with chunks of…

FRIDAY 8TH MAY – BROCCOLI AND BACON PASTA!

FRIDAY 8TH MAY – BROCCOLI AND BACON PASTA!

FRIDAY 8TH MAY – KIDS COMPETITION WINNER DINNER! OUR YOUNG SUPERSTAR ‘EMMA’S’ – BROCCOLI AND BACON PASTA! This simple and delicious pasta recipe is the winning dish from ‘Emma N’ our Kids Draw a Dish competition winner! We really like this recipe because its simple…

WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY – KIDS CHILI ON NACHOS

WEDNESDAY 6TH MAY – KIDS CHILI ON NACHOS

KIDS Friendly CHILI-con-carne with NACHOS This is an easy chili recipe with a couple of cheats to make it quick and delicious and easy for the kids! We serve these with nachos and salad bits.. SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: Pack of nachos! Shredded Lettuce, grated…

MONDAY 4TH MAY – HONEY MUSTARD SALMON WELLINGTON 

MONDAY 4TH MAY – HONEY MUSTARD SALMON WELLINGTON 

Salmon Wellington – such a great kids cookalong! This is a family favorite; a beautiful piece of salmon wrapped in puff pastry and baked in the oven; it couldn’t be easier to make with the kids, no cooking involved until it’s popped in the oven.…

Friday 1st May – French Toast with Caramelized Bananas

Friday 1st May – French Toast with Caramelized Bananas

French Toast with Caramelized Bananas Who doesn’t love French toast?! Especially topped with caramelised bananas with a drizzle honey! This is a great lunch for the kids… SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: A glass of milk to wash it down What you need: 1 mixing bowl…

WEDNESDAY 29TH APRIL – Homemade vegan burgers

WEDNESDAY 29TH APRIL – Homemade vegan burgers

Homemade Vegan Burgers! So this show was a bit of a shambles! One of the kids smashed the bowl with the mincemeat so we only ended up cooking vegan burgers! But the kids loved them so that was a result! It’s real life and real…

MONDAY 27TH APRIL – EASY KIDS CURRY WITH RAITA

MONDAY 27TH APRIL – EASY KIDS CURRY WITH RAITA

HOMEMADE KIDS CURRY WITH RAITA (INDIAN STYLE YOGURT) I’ve made this super easy for the kids to make, but there’s plenty of scope for the adults to jazz it up even more. This is a very ‘loose’ curry best served in a bowl, if you’d…

FRIDAY 24TH APRIL – EVA’S CHOCOLATE TIFFIN

FRIDAY 24TH APRIL – EVA’S CHOCOLATE TIFFIN

EVA’S CHOCOLATE TIFFIN I can’t take any credit for this one; Eva my daughter made us this chocolate tiffin the other day and we loved it so we’re sharing it with you! SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: A glass of milk or cup of tea to…

WEDNESDAY 22ND APRIL – Upside Down Chicken Pies

WEDNESDAY 22ND APRIL – Upside Down Chicken Pies

UPSIDE-DOWN CHICKEN PIES This is a great one to make with the kids, it’s a substantial dinner the whole family can enjoy as well. NOTE: we’re going to make this a chicken and mushroom pie, but you can swap out the mushrooms for broccoli if…

Monday 20th April – Mac’n’Cheese

Monday 20th April – Mac’n’Cheese

MAC’N’CHEESE – LIVE KIDS COOKALONG Another awesome kid-friendly recipe! This simple macaroni cheese is a total winner for the kids; I’ve kept the ‘cheesiness’ quite light for those with a more delicate palate 🙂 But my kids love this one and it’s super easy to…

FRIDAY 17TH APRIL – FISH CAKES

FRIDAY 17TH APRIL – FISH CAKES

Fish CAKES!  Another awesome kid-friendly recipe! These are great fun to make and shape with the kids and then cook off together. NOTE: You need PRE-COOKED POTATOES  and FISH- see below SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: Jacket potatoes and salad would work! What you need:…

Wednesday 15th April – Homemade Sausage Rolls!

Wednesday 15th April – Homemade Sausage Rolls!

HOMEMADE SAUSAGE ROLLS  One for the whole family! This is a great one with the only real cooking done at the end in the oven – until then it’s all about making them!! SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: These are just so moreish! Goes great…

Monday 13th  April – Leftover Easter Eggs Chocolate Mousse

Monday 13th April – Leftover Easter Eggs Chocolate Mousse

2 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse!  Did you eat all those Easter eggs?! I hope not! Use up your leftover chocolate and make these indulgent kid friendly chocolate mousses! SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: None – just eat them! What you need: 2 Mixing bowls + wooden…

Friday 10th April – Homemade FishFingers

Friday 10th April – Homemade FishFingers

What kids don’t like fish fingers!? My homemade ones are designed for maximum fun for the kids and minimal cooking.. We bake these ones in the oven to make them easy to handle for the kids, but feel free to shallow fry if you want…

WEDNESDAY 8TH APRIL – Kid-Friendly PAELLA

WEDNESDAY 8TH APRIL – Kid-Friendly PAELLA

Kid Friendly Paella   My one-pot cheats paella is great to make for a family dinner! This is a great recipe to prepare the ingredients for the kids so they can spend their time getting bits ready and stirring the frying pan – you’ll want…

Monday 6th April – Stuffed Potato Skins

MONDAY 6th April – Stuffed Potato Skins These fun and easy stuffed potato skins are easy for the kids to make and filling enough for dinner! Make sure you PRE-BAKE your potatoes!  SERVES 4  Serving Suggestion: baked beans with steamed vegetables, or… green salad…

Friday 3rd April – Banoffee Cups

Friday 3rd April – Banoffee Cups

FRIDAY 3rd April – Cup-o-banoffee ! Absolute mayhem…  INGREDIENTS LIST I’m not one to do many sweet dishes; but since it’s friday these little banofee cups are a real treat and a great pudding to save for after dinner (you won’t last till after…

Wednesday 1st April – Ingredients – Greek Meatballs

Wednesday 1st April – Ingredients – Greek Meatballs

Wednesday 1st April – Homemade Greek Meatballs with Broken Hummus!  INGREDIENTS LIST This is fun, we’re going to make little Greek meatballs with a kid-easy hummus! The meatballs known by the Greeks as Keftedes are inspired from my book Orexi!  Serves 4  What you…

Episode 4 – Giftwrapped Food Parcels!

Episode 4 – Giftwrapped Food Parcels!

MONDAY 30th March – Giftwrapped Food parcels! Watch the video!  INGREDIENTS LIST This is epic – if there’s one you definitely want to join in with – this is it! You’re basically going to place all the ingredients on top of each other, tie…

Episode 3 – How to make an Omelette

Episode 3 – How to make an Omelette

Omelettes are so easy to make and the perfect all round breakfast and lunch (hell, even dinner) option. You just need to know how to make an omelette properly! How to make an omelette!  I asked whether everyone wanted the cookalongs to be 3…


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