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Gastrokid Back to School Tips

Hugh’s been chatting to the folks at Health.com and offering up some Gastrokid tips for back to school lunches. Check out his tips on a late summer lunchbox salad. – Matthew  

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Pizza Pulse – Would You Pay $5 for a Slice?

Di Fara Pizzeria in the Midwood section of Brooklyn charges $5 a slice and has folks lining up around the block to get some. It's yet another chapter in the saga to identify New York's best pizza. Our kids love … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Glossary – Burrata

This specialty cheese ball takes its name from “burro” which means butter in Italian. Its outside skin is made from stretched mozzarella and its center is filled with fresh cream and unspun mozzarella curds. – Matthew Find more Gastrotips like … Continue reading

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Fresh Greens on the Grill

It's getting warm over here in Wales and so the thought of cooking inside in a non-air-conditioned house is particularly unappealing. Because of that I decided to experiment with cooking a whole meal on the grill. Sure the pork loin … Continue reading

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The Gastrokid Cookbook: Haloumi and Mint

This might be my all-time favorite way to cook eggplant. The tender and slender smallish Japanese eggplant is the least bitter of varieties, and the honey only makes it more kid-friendly. Haloumi is that steaklike Greek cheese that won’t melt … Continue reading

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Spicy chorizo frittata or muesli?

That's the global breakfast survey being conducted on one of the Guardian blogs today. The writer takes in global morning food from South America to New Zealand and, perhaps not surprisingly, still prefers a good old full English Breakfast including … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Cookbook Recipe – Roasted Broccolini

Super fresh broccolini is skinnier and more tender than standard broccoli and does best with this technique. It’s a handy side dish to throw in the oven while you’re cooking a pizza: they both roast at the same temperature. Makes … Continue reading

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Dessert a la Dylan

Kids love dessert so I guess it was no surprise that Dylan's first "recipe" would be of the sweet variety. Last week he announced to Jowa and myself that he wanted to make a special dessert for us that he … Continue reading

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Easy on the Meat week at Gastrokid

We're big fans of Do the Green Thing, a cool site, blog, nay full-on social experience that aims to help educate and inspire about seven simple ways to live a greener life. One of those simple ways is a mini-culinary … Continue reading

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Korean Dinner Party Leftover Continued – Stewed Chicken and Potatoes

I'd never tasted this dish before and, frankly, was a little skeptical about how good it would taste. But the stewing in soy, sake, garlic and red pepper flakes is inspired. If I was making this purely for a family … Continue reading

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