Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

Halloween Eyeball Mocktail

Halloween Eyeball Mocktails

Since guising (as we call trick-or-treating here in Scotland) is off the cards this year, I’ve promised the kids a spooky Halloween dinner instead, and we’re going to make some Halloween mocktails. These eyeball mocktails are not as creepy as it sounds though, the eyeballs are just lychees with blueberries. We gave the drinks a […] Read more…

Halloween Ghost Cookies

Marshmallow Ghost Cookies

I’ve got a really easy Halloween cookie recipe to share with you today. In fact, it’s so easy, does it even deserve to be called a recipe? Consider it more of a Halloween cookie inspiration – they just require a little assembly.  Ingredients 8-10 cookies. We used Sainsbury’s gluten free chocolate chip cookies, but you […] Read more…

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

The first pumpkins have started appearing in the shops, which means an excuse to bake pumpkin pie! This is actually a recipe I have shared before on my previous blog, but it’s so good I thought it needed sharing again. And now, if you have to eat gluten free you don’t need to miss out […] Read more…

Foraged Apple & Bramble Crumble

For the past couple of years, we’ve visited a ‘pick your own’ farm in Autumn to go apple picking. This year, with everything needing booked in advance and a long bus ride with masks not sounding very appealing, a family friend of ours took us to a nearby public orchard instead – it was less […] Read more…

Bratkartoffeln mit Spiegelei

Bratkartoffeln mit Spiegelei

Okay, so ‘Brakartoffeln mit Spiegelei’ is basically just fried potatoes with fried eggs, but it sounds so much better in German. It’s a fairly popular dish in Germany, and can either be made fresh or as ‘Restessen’ (leftovers) to use up potatoes. If we are having another dish with potatoes that week, I quite often […] Read more…

Frozen Fruit Pops

Frozen Fruit Pops

We’ve had some quite mixed weather in Edinburgh over the last couple of weeks, including a few scorchers (well, be Scottish standards) so we made some tasty frozen fruit pops to cool everyone down. This recipe is suitable for: gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan, nut free. Ingredients (makes 6 to 8) 2-3 kiwis Half […] Read more…

Easy Sweetcorn Nachos

Easy Sweetcorn Nachos with Guacamole

For this week’s summer camp cooking session we have another savoury dish that’s popular in our house. And since there’s no sharp knives or hot pans involved, until it goes in the oven at the end, it’s a great recipe for kids to get stuck in with. My 9 yr old can even make these […] Read more…

Kiwi and Banana Smoothie

Kiwi & Banana Smoothie

For this week’s summer camp cooking session we’re going to be making smoothies. It was actually my 5 yr old who wanted to make these, and he chose the ingredients to go in it. We first made these last summer, and they have become a regular favourite. As before – and I always tell me […] Read more…

Kaiserschmarren Shredded Pancakes

“Kaiserschmarren” – Austrian Shredded Pancakes

For this week’s summer camp cooking session, I have a yummy recipe that is popular in Austria and Southern Germany. Kaiserschmarren are sweet, fluffy shredded pancakes that take their name from Kaiser Franz Joseph I who allegedly loved this dish. As before – and I always tell me children this – first read the whole […] Read more…

Multi-coloured picnic rice salad

Multi-Coloured Rice Salad

Planning a picnic this summer? This rice salad is a perfect dish to eat at a picnic, alongside boiled eggs, rustic bread and chunks of cheese. Just pack it up in a tupper-box, and don’t forget to bring forks to eat it with. Also makes a great side dish if you are having a BBQ […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Banana bread seems to have been a popular bake during lockdown. Today I’m going to share one of our favourite variations with you – peanut butter banana bread! If you can’t eat nuts, I also have another, nut free, recipe already here on the blog for chocolate chip banana bread. As before – and I […] Read more…

Mini Flatbread Pizzas

Mini Flatbread Pizzas

Today is our first day of Summer Camp cooking, and we are going to be making mini flatbread pizza. These are really easy to make – no special flour needed, no faffing around with yeast. The recipe makes six small pizzas, which is great for a light lunch or a healthy afternoon snack. Or just […] Read more…

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