Rowan is now 7 months old so we have been on our weaning adventure for a whole month! There have been ups and downs, but mainly ups! I do think we have been really lucky with how much Rowan likes food. He now eats meals with us most nights. He really quickly stopped pushing Food … More Weaning Wednesday – 7 months old!
I am loving beautifully spiced food at the moment. Especially anything that contains ginger, it is my favourite spice at the moment. This carrot dhal is a really quick and easy dinner to make yet still hearty. I served it with brown rice, coconut yoghurt, roasted cauliflower and Indian pickles such as brinjal, lime pickle … More Carrot Dhal
We braved our first weekend away whilst weaning Rowan. I was a bit nervous as it is a different environment and wondered if it would put Rowan off especially as we had only been trying him with food for a couple of weeks. The first morning away Rowan definitely wasn’t happy and didn’t want to … More Weaning Wednesday
Lettuce is so often overlooked as just a salad vegetable but it is also fantastic when cooked! This is a really simple and quick soup to make yet delicious. It can also be served cold as a gaspatcho. I have never got on with gaspatcho however having this cold on a hot day was amazing. … More Lettuce and Pea Soup
Rowan has been on solids for just over two weeks so I thought I would share how things are going introducing solids to him. At first I really hated weaning, he wasn’t interested at food at all and kept gagging when anything was in his mouth. For a couple of days because of this, alongside … More Weaning Wednesdays
Even in Spring and Summer sometimes a hearty stew is needed. I based the spice profile on an awesome recipe by Green Kitchen Stories. The cinnamon and saffron are beautiful together especially when punctuated with the sweetness of the raisins. This serves about four people, thankfully which means I am having a huge bowl of … More Moroccan Aubergine, Pepper and Chickpea Stew
I am obsessed with turmeric and tahini at the moment. I put tahini on everything, toast, porridge, salads… I could go on. The lovely warming and vibrant qualities of turmeric are also wonderful, especially now that late spring is finally here. I have always the flavour of tahini, as a child I loved it when … More Turmeric and Tahini Sauce