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How to celebrate family moments through food

Cooking friends, meet Lindsay – mom and dedicated cook. 

It’s morning time when Lindsay and I talk. We both have our kids around and as our little ones hover, we have a great talk about all things cooking, family and birthday cakes. It becomes very clear to me that Lindsay has celebrations and all things food down to an art form.

Lindsay is mom to 2-year-old Gibson and little girl Emy, who is eight months old. Together they spend a lot of their time in and around the kitchen.

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How to cook with young kids when homeschooling

I first connected with wonder woman Rani on Instagram. I remember reading her blog Big Life Tribe and being impressed with the fact she: a) has four kids under four, b) homeschools said kids, and c) is so effortless at it all.  Then, as we spend time talking between Rani taking her kids to doctor’s…

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Interview with Little Cook Tristan

In this series about Little Cooks, I talk with kids and parents who have a love for cooking and family time in the kitchen. This Wednesday I’m talking with 12-year-old Tristan and dad Derek. I get educated on French Canadian cooking and plant-based diets.  As a total newbie to Canada – I’ve lived here now for all of…

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Interview with Little Cooks Bardia and Aram

Over the last months I’ve had the immense pleasure of talking about cooking with families who’ve all had their own approaches to life, unique parenting styles and diverse cultural backgrounds. Today I’m talking with mom of three, Shadi, and her oldest son, Bardia (9) while little Aram (3) pops in and out of the conversation….

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New book, course and recipe packs

Just before Christmas of 2017 my Little Cookery cookbook came out after 5 long years of work. It was surely a lot of work and many late nights so when the response turned out to be be overwhelmingly great, it came, more than anything, as a big relief. When you put so much of yourself…

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Organise a Kids’ Cooking Party – Party Day (part 3/3)

I am officially preparing for a cooking party for my kids and sharing my game-plan and lotsa resources. As always, I’m focussing more on fun and ease for parents than aesthetics so if you’re like me and are not too overly fussed about party beauty and perfection then this will be right up your alley!…

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Little Cook Mackenzie

In this series about Little Cooks I talk with kids and parents who have a love for cooking and family time in the kitchen. Today I’m talking with 12-year-old Mackenzie and her mom, Gillian who live in Guelph, Canada. As we chat a little about Mackenzie’s favorite foods (“crepes, because they are light and delicate”), it…

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Organise a Kids’ Cooking Party – Cooking Prep (part 2/3)

I am officially preparing for a kids cooking birthday party and sharing my game-plan and lotsa resources. As always, I’m focussing more on fun and ease for parents than aesthetics. So if you’re like me and are not too overly fussed about party beauty and perfection this will be right up your alley! To avoid…

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Interview with Little Cook Jaxon

In this series about Little Cooks I talk with kids and parents who have a love for cooking and family time in the kitchen. This Wednesday I’m talking with 13-year-old Jaxon Boyd, dad Scott and mom Gen. We talk about all things family recipes, canning jam and messy kitchens.  Childhoods of famous chefs like Jamie Oliver show a…

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Organise a Kids’ Cooking Party – Party Prep (part 1/3)

Does your kid, like mine, like cooking and would you like to incorporate the theme into a birthday party? If so, you are going to this complete guide that breaks your party preparation down into easy chronological sections and is sure to bring your party preparation down drastically. I’m going to be focussing on kids…

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