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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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2018: the year of falafel & laughter!

A great start to 2018 with a tropical -15 C I’m sitting here at my IKEA desk in the living room of our home in Guelph, Canada. Outside it’s -22C and I seem to spend a lot of my time sharing just how cold it is with my family and friends. One of my brothers…

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Interview with Little Cook Harvest

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 5-year-old farmer’s daughter Harvest and her mom, Marissa, part of a farming family from the Halton region in Ontario, Canada. Harvest was gifted a copy of the…

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Little Cookery in the new year

Not sure what the cut-off point is for being allowed to do a ‘look what the future will bring’ type of post to hail in the new year. 2017 is now officially 15 days past, after all. I’m going to live on the edge and do mine anyway. There’s so much excited stuff planned this…

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How To Live A Family Life In The Kitchen

I recently started watching Chef’s Table. In the first episode, superstar chef Massimo Bottura reminisces about his childhood under the kitchen table as flour fell from his grandmother’s rolling pin as she churned out pasta. This experience of being around foodmaking as a child was clearly so formative for him that he based his whole life…

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How to approach teaching your kids to cook

I often get asked how to approach teaching kids how to cook and what to do to get started. I summed it up on Quora but wanted to share it here as well. Read Charlotte Aldarwish‘s answer to How do you approach teaching your kids cooking? on Quora Try a free recipe that follows these…

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Free lesson plan: Healthy Eating

This healthy eating lesson plan is made available for download (for free) to all the wonderful teachers out there. We love teaching children how to cook and it’s great to see when teachers can introduce these skills to their class. We’re all in favour of relieving the wonderful teachers throughout the world by offering this…

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