Recipes Kids


Recipes that are child-friendly and nominated by my Grandchildren for inclusion in the cook book.

Cheeseburger pasta in a cast iron pan on the table

Cheeseburger Pasta

My youngest grandson was staying with me this weekend and said “Grandad, can we make cheeseburger pasta like Mummy makes”? I have never heard of cheeseburger pasta but guessed it was some kind of pasta bake. He is a fussy eater so it had to be tasty but definitely not […]

fish finger hotdog with chips and coleslaw

Fish Finger Not Dogs with Coleslaw

Anyone who likes fish fingers should try this zesty twist on the classic sandwich. Swap your hot dog for one of these fish finger not dogs. This is one of those recipes that the kids can get involved in making. Let the fish fingers cool down for a while after […]

Halloween fake blood in a bowl

Edible Fake Blood

Make your own realistic edible fake blood for Halloween. Give your spooky cakes that extra ghoulish touch. Makes a good dipping suace for fingers too!

corned beef hash with eggs on top

Corned Beef Hash

A really simple dinner you can make using a few ingredients you have in the cupboard. Corned beef hash is ready to eat in 30 minutes.

Courgette Pizza Boats

Have some fun in the kitchen making this courgette pizza boat recipe. Halve and roast some fresh courgettes (zucchini to our American cousins) before loading them with your favourite pizza toppings, such as chorizo, mushroom, creamy mozzarella and fresh basil.

traffic light jellies

Traffic Light Jellies

No kids party is complete without jelly and ice cream. These traffic light jellies from Netmums are great for kids of all ages, myself included.

spam fritters

SPAM Fritters

SPAM History Let’s go back in time to World War II. Fish was unavailable so we Brits made SPAM fritters instead for our weekly deep fry with chips. SPAM is canned pork luncheon meat made in the USA by Hormel, introduced in 1937. It became popular during WW II because […]

fish fingers

Homemade Fish Fingers

Make your own tasty homemade fish fingers, so much better than shop-bought. Launched in 1955 the first fish finger in Britain was a resounding success. More than 60 years later the frozen brick of fish is just as popular.

easy cheesy sausage pasta

Easy Cheesy Sausage Pasta

Providing you can get hold of pasta in this time of lockdown, this easy cheesy sausage pasta is a quick and simple one-pot midweek meal.

dad cookies

Fathers Day Cookies

Making these cute letter Fathers Day cookies is a great way for kids to show much they love their dad (or Grandad!)