Monthly Archives: August 2009

Popups – the New Indian Snack Food

Confusion reigned in our house tonight after Zelda (3) decided she wanted to taste a snack she'd seen us pick up at a local supermarket. "Popups." Can I have some popups she kept asking as Jowa and myself looked on … Continue reading

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Gastrokid’s Hugh as Foodie TV Star

Here's Hugh making a leap for TV super-stardom on ABC's The View from the Bay. Roasted chick pea bruschetta never looked so good. – Matthew

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The Gastrokid Cookbook Has Officially Landed

After a week or so of pre-orders and such, the official publication date is upon us and now the Gastrokid Cookbook: Feeding a Foodie Family in a Fast-Food World book is in stores across the globe (well, at least across … Continue reading

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Recipe (sort of) for Octopus a la American Girl

I did not stage the photo below. I repeat: I did not stage the photo below. 7 and 3/4 year old Violet did. She’s taken to having one of her American Girl dolls sit at the dinner table with us. … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Hits Julia Child Fave La Super Rica

On a recent getaway the Gastrokid US contingent lunched at Santa Barbara’s La Super Rica Taqueria for some benchmark beachy Mexican food at a spot beloved by foodies, families, and Julia Child. We ordered up a storm, as usual, and … Continue reading

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Gastrokid one of Ten Best Kids Cookbooks, says UK’s Independent

Matthew over at Gastrokid HQ UK is the toast of the kingdom now that the Gastrokid cookbook has been featured in both the London Observer and the Independent (in this nifty interactive feature). Now all we need is a US … Continue reading

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See Gastrokid Live in San Francisco on Tuesday August 18th!

On Tuesday August 18th, I’ll be in San Francisco cooking from the Gastrokid Cookbook on KGO’s afternoon show “View from the Bay” hosted by the incredibly telegenic, dynamic duo Spencer Christian and Janelle Wang. We’d love to see Gastrokids young … Continue reading

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Breakfast Strategies

Nice piece in the Lexington Kentucky Herald Leader on breaking out of the back to school breakfast rut (with a shout out to the gastrokid cookbook, and a cool slide show w some photos from the book). —Hugh

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Miami Herald on the Kiddie Foodie Movement

Great story on the gastrokid revolution in the Miami Herald today, with a passing mention of our book. Choice quotes about introducing kids to new flavors: “When you look at long-term studies, one of the predictors of whether children are … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Meatball Recipe Test Drive

Baltimore Sun mom blogger Kate Shatzkin gave our meatball recipe in the just published Gastrokid Cookbook a whirl. She’s got a smart take and nice photo here at charmcitymoms. Thanks for cooking and sharing, Kate! (And we’re not anti-quesadilla at … Continue reading

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