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Gastrokids Say the Funniest Things

Loved this piece in the Guardian about the way adults and especially kids get confused over food terms. Along with much mangling of the word jalapeno and a buschetta here's some of the priceless malapropisms from the mouths of babes … Continue reading

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Prime Rib Becomes Bubble n’ Squeak Hash

  What to do with leftovers from a delicious two-rib beef roast that had been accompanied by potatoes, brussels sprouts, green beans and leeks? Well in our house that’s a recipe for bubble n’ squeak with cold meat sliced on … Continue reading

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Do We Let Our Kids Have Too Many Snacks?

My kids would snack or graze until they dropped, whether its savory or sweet, healthy or downright bad for you (all in moderation of course). Christmas is particularly bad it seems because the snacks seem to be dominated by small … Continue reading

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Salmon with Soy, Honey and Lime Sauce Becomes Sushi

Regular readers know that we love this sweet and savory grilled salmon dish that we feature in the Gastrokid Cookbook. This past weekend I made the dish again with a bit of a surprise (for the chef at least). When … Continue reading

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Jamon Redux

Just when you thought you'd learned all you need to know about cured ham along comes this handy Jamon Jamon guide to Spain's finest from the Guardian. What's more the guide was enabled by our favourite Spanish food producer, London's … Continue reading

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Jamon Iberico de Bellotta

Acorn-fed Iberian ham…….I think I'm in love. – Matthew

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Gastrokid Global Glossary – The Potato

Here at Gastrokid we’re always fascinated by the history and origin of our favorite foods so we’ve decided to embark on a global adventure (via the Internet at least) to build a glossary that will explain the history of food … Continue reading

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An Essential Guide to Pasta

Don’t know your farfalle from your fettucine? This new interactive pasta guide from the Guardian (in conjunction with the excellent Silver Spoon book) is a great help. I thought I knew my pasta but Trofie foxed me. You too? Well … Continue reading

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Kid’s Food Face Plate from SFMoma

Check out this funny face plate ($12) designed by Jason Amendolara and available from SFMoma. Perfect for mashed potato shapes.

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Kids Culinary Goodies Courtesy of SFMoma

I'm killing time here in San Francisco airport and so decided to potter around the SFMoma store. Needless to say they've got some great kid's food stuff and so I thought I'd share what I saw: First up are these … Continue reading

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