Food & Drink
Welcome to our family friendly food and drink page where we bring you great recipes that both grownups and children will love to cook together, eat together and stay healthy together.
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Mrs robins fruit cake. This is a really quick and simple fruit cake using the boiled cake method. My mum has been baking this for years and it’s a family favourite fruit cake and easy to cook at the weekend for Sunday night tea.
A lovely little recipe for a microwaved steam pudding which is quick, cheap and easy to do and which makes a nice pudding to fill you and your family up.
South African Peach & Parma Ham French Toast recipe
South African Roast Plum, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad recipe.
Topsy-Turvey Plum, Peach and Almond Cake recipe
Bubblegum Plum Panettone Pudding receipe
South African Plum & Pork Stir-Fry Receipe
Those who think veganism is a modern fad should think again – this ethical lifestyle choice has just turned 75 this World Vegan Day (1 November).
Use juicy South African peaches or nectarines to create this yummy tart – it’s simple and sensational! Serves 10Preparation: 15 minutesChilling: 30 minutes 4 South African peaches or nectarines, pitted and sliced4tbsp caster sugar125g butter250g digestive biscuits,...
Jamie Oliver has just released a video on Facebook of him cooking the meatballs recipe he did over 20 years ago in the Naked Chef. In the video, Jamie wears the same shirt and has the same Naked Chef format with questions being put to him from behind the...
2019 Childrens Runner Bean Experiment
Each year we grow runner beans from seed and carefully measure and record the results as a fun and educational family activity.
What does 30g of sugar look like? Learn about hidden sugar and how quickly you can consume the recommended maximum of 30gs of sugar a day.
Notes from Gardeners World
Each week we watch Gardners’ World and publish our thoughts and notes about the programme online.
What makes a good Childrens Menu?
If you run a restaurant or cafē see my advice on creating the perfect