Tag: Food Journal

Cavolo Nero & Bean Stew

Ingredients: (Makes enough for the whole family to enjoy) 2 small onions, chopped 1 tsp olive oil 1 anchovy, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 300 g cavolo nero, chopped 2 cans cannellini beans 1 can butter beans

Lemon Sole With Salsa Verde

I served our lemon sole with a pea puree and red rice.  Red rice is fun to eat.  Not so fun for Mommy to clean up, but them’s the breaks! Ingredients: (this makes enough for one hungry baby) 1/2 lemon sole fillet… Read More

Halloween (Or Anytime) Veg Fritters

Ingredients: (makes about 12 fritters) 150g butternut squash, peeled and chopped 150g potato, peeled and chopped 1/2 red pepper, roasted

Vegetable Cream Cheese

Vegetable cream cheese sandwiches are a great lunch idea, especially for on the go.  This is hardly a recipe at all – you just throw whatever is in your fridge in the food processor and whizz.  It’s a fantastic way to get… Read More

Thai Prawn & Veggie Fishcakes

This recipe makes enough for the whole family to enjoy, plus leftovers – and then some, but you could just as easily halve it.

Day 34: Sea Bass With Fennel, Spinach & Tomato

Mabel’s Daddy is from Grimsby and so his love for fish not only comes naturally, it’s very much in his blood.  The first meal he ever cooked for me was, in fact, sea bass.  I guess he did a pretty good job… Read More

Chicken, Leek & Tarragon Pie Recipe and Hello Autumn

This has been the best summer ever. I can say that with absolute certainty.  I am affectionately calling it the Summer of Mabel.  Mabel’s first summer.  And what a summer to have as your first. 

Turkey & Butternut Squash Laksa Recipe For Little & Big Ones

Makes enough for two hungry adults, one hungry baby and plenty of leftovers.  Ingredients For Baby Friendly Version: 500g minced turkey 1 butternut squash, chopped into cubes

Messy Me Bib & Splashmat Review

Mabel’s Daddy and I moved into our house in Walthamstow almost two years ago now.  We, like seemingly everyone else in E17, packed our belongings up from (in our case) Highbury via Dalston, sold up, kissed Clissold Park goodbye and said hello… Read More

Baby Chicken & Mushroom Stew Recipe

Ingredients: 1 chicken thigh and drumstick joint on the bone 125g chestnut mushrooms Full fat milk (enough to cover the chicken in a small pot) 1 bay leaf