This recipe's all about getting your kids to get their hands messy - squashing, mixing, mashing & shaping. You can find the full recipe and more ways to get the kids to help out in the kitchen in my latest BBC Good Food Magazine feature (it's just gone live). Involving children in the kitchen is a brilliant way to encourage their interest in food as well as keeping them happy when you're busy.
Features & ideas…
We all know how tricky it can be packing in the veg each day, and I'm always thinking of ways to help make it easier for us busy parents to get the kids to eat more, like this Cook School recipe for Vegetable Samosas. So when the Veg Power campaign team asked me to help, I was only too pleased to join them...
Continuing on my mission to get as many children as possible cooking, I've launched, with an incredible team, Cook School, a nationwide project teaching children and students to cook. If you'd like to get involved, please get in touch, we'd love to hear from you. Big shout-out to Jack Allsobrook for helping at this school!
Looking for ways to feed the children every night of the week? You might like to try some of my ideas as featured in the fab BBC Good Food magazine.
My last cookbook won one of the most sought after awards in the industry - The Best Family Cookbook, Junior Magazine. Read all about it here.
I was on the committee for the first dedicated Children’s Food Festival, Oxford, and set up and ran a marquee, inviting amazing people from across the industry to come into the tent to teach children how to cook.
I’ve got notebooks jam-packed with recipes and photos from my children’s parties (and I’ll be squeezing some into my next book).