Tag Archives: gastrokid

Japchae the Day After

Here’s a dinner party dish that makes perfect leftover for slightly “tired and emotional” parents to serve up as a family meal the next day. As I mentioned before, the recipe is taken from the Dok Suni cookbook and fits … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Korean, recipes, The Gastrokids | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

From rescued Korean food dinner party to kiddie-friendly leftovers

We were having a dinner party last weekend – strictly grownups only. The plan was simple: spend more time with friends and less time in the kitchen by ordering take out from our local Korean restaurant (the only one in … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Korean, recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Greeno Bambino to the Kid’s Kitchen Rescue

And other places as well. Green Bambino, a self-described "online retail destination offering parents, parents-to-be, friends and family a highly edited selection of exclusively non-toxic products for kids" (okay…a bit of a mouthful) has a great line in… safe sippy … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Sea Beet….and Eat!

Here we go again in the wild and wacky world of tasty, leafy greens. This time we stumbled upon Sea Beet (a cross between spinach and Swiss chard) at our local farmer’s market. Assured that Sea Beet (so named because … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Pasta, The Gastrokids | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Chocolate Strawberries – Dessert for Little Princes and Princesses

Strawberry season is still a few months away in this northern clime but we scored some really tasty imported fruit this weekend and asked Dylan and Zelda what they’d do to make them into a special treat? Neither ice cream … Continue reading

Share
Posted in dessert, The Gastrokids | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Is Your Careful Cuisine Making Your Kid Fat?

That's the question posed in this week's London Observer. In an article guaranteed to generate angst in households across the UK and titled, "The middle-class myth of healthy eating", the Observer highlights salt as as a catalyst for obesity whatever … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Breakfast | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Breakfast as Dinner – Cream Free Spaghetti Carbonara

There’s a reason that bacon and eggs continue to find favour with everyone from toddlers to teeters the world over. It’s the ultimate morning comfort food so why should it also give joy at other times in the day. Well, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in recipes, The Gastrokids | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cake Pan Gift Ideas

Tis the time to make Xmas cookies and cakes but why restrict yourself just to this festive period? This cast-aluminum pan, non-stick molded cake pan from Williams-Sonoma kids range bakes six individual gift-shaped cakes that are perfect for liday gatherings, birthday parties and even … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Christmas | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turkey Ropa Vieja

Three days after the big feast and all the turkey is gone. To finally vanquish the bird that would not disappear I made a Turkey version of that great Cuban dish Ropa Vieja. First, in a large saucepan, I sauteed … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Leftovers, The Gastrokids | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Fruit Art

Fruit is great for kids but sometimes they need to play with it before consuming. Here's a banana-mango-plum-tomato still life constructed by Dylan recently. He tells me it's called Fruit Face. We should stress that no fruit were harmed in … Continue reading

Share
Posted in kid's food | Tagged | Leave a comment