Tag Archives: kids food


That's the name of a Korean restaurant in New York garnering a rave review in the NYT today. Not only is it making me hungry for good Korean barbecue but it's making me a bit wistful for New York dining … 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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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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Paleta Popsicles for Summer

If you’ve succumbed already to the summer heat you’ll be glad to know that sweet relief is on hand thanks to the inimitable Mark Bittman’s Minimalist column. This week he shows how to make exceedingly easy and refreshing fruit frozen … Continue reading

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Artificial colouring E-Numbers as harmful as leaded gas for children – report

There’s a headline to make you choke on your morning cornflakes. It refers to a new study undertaken for the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) study by Southampton University,which suggests "seven colourings, including tartrazine and sunset yellow, could affect children’s … Continue reading

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E Numbers Demystified

Is there anything more confusing than figuring out the effect E numbers in food could have on our kids? After all, with so many scare stories about unnecessary and dangerous additives in kids’ food you’d be excused for thinking every … Continue reading

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40 Minute Family Meal – Tilapia with Green Beans and Herby Tomatoes

Like most of the Christmas celebrating world our family is craving fairly simple fayre after a week of measured gluttony. This is where this super-quick and easy fish bake comes into play. You’ll need: Three or four tilapia fillets garlic … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese and Bacon Chicken Kinda Cordon Bleu

We’ve all been there – you’ve got to throw together a tasty meal in 40 minutes and all you’ve got is a few chicken breasts to play with. That was our predicament this week but, luckily, we’d had a dinner … Continue reading

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Garlic Prep with the Help of a Little Helper

Cooking with kids – especially when you have a demanding two-year old running around the kitchen – can be a nightmare. So the other night when I was making a vegetable stir-fry with zucchini, snap peas and red pepper, I … Continue reading

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Family Meals are Best for a Healthy Kid’s Diet Say Scientists

Here at Gastrokid we’ve long preached the benefits of eating together as a family (saving the world one family meal at a time is our unofficial motto). So it’s good to see that now we have science on our side. … Continue reading

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