Spoon food

So many babies struggle through the recommended ‘lumpy phase’ of solid introduction. While I recommend gradually increasing the thickness of the texture of spoon food, I don’t think it’s necessary to have really lumpy textures...

Next up in my "how to choose" video series is custard. Lots of requests for this! Baby custard is something that has graced the baby food aisle for years. It probably one of the first packaged...

Choosing baby food from the supermarket can be OVERWHELMING!! As a rule, I don't recommend pre-packaged food all the time, but there are definite moments when it can be really helpful. I particularly recommend it for...

How do you choose a yoghurt for your baby? And what about if you don't have the brand I use in your local supermarket? Well, here's my top tips (10 min video) about how to choose a...

Vegetable purée Any vegetables in your fridge (e.g. broccoli, cauliflower, eggplant, zucchini, squash, pumpkin, potato, sweet potato, green beans) Pop roughly chopped pieces of different vegetables into a saucepan with the steamer on top. You can fill...

Pumpkin and Parmesan Pasta Bake 1 kg pumpkin (peeled, seeded and diced 5cm)2 onion (finely diced or chopped in a food processor to a small dice)3 cloves garlic (finely chopped)3 tbsp olive oil160 g baby spinach...

  Apple Pie Rice Pudding PUDDING220 g medium grain brown rice1150 ml milk2 cinnamon sticks1 tsp vanilla essenceAPPLE4 Medjool dates (soft dates, pip removed and roughly chopped)3 medium apples (peeled and diced 1cm)1 tbsp butter¼ tsp salt½...

Roasted Pumpkin and Green Lentils with Yoghurt Sauce 500 g Kent or Butternut pumpkin peeled and cut into 4cm pieces1 tbsp olive oil150 g dry green lentils (soaked overnight then drained and simmered in boiling water...

Pork and Ginger Stir fry 1 tbsp olive oil1 tsp sesame oil1 tsp ginger (grated)2 clove garlic grated1 carrot diced ½ cm1 stick celery diced ½ cm300 g pork mince2 spring onion (sliced into 1 cm...