Kids

  • 1 Celebrate like a royal this autumn with Pippa's new party planning book
    Following in the steps of the Middleton family party planning business, Party Pieces, Pippa Middleton shows that she is a natural pro for planning the type of British themed-occasions featured...

  • 2 Back-to-school: Time-saving ideas for a healthy lunchbox
    With the start of term around the corner, it's time for new uniforms, new stationary and integrating nutritional choices into packed lunches. An assortment of solitary greens springs to mind...

  • 3 Eat fish the Swedish way with petite parcels
    With autumn term approaching parents shouldn't feel disconcerted about serving the most naturally valued "brain food" around. A lean source of protein that is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, fish...

  • 4 A Sunday celebration for charity
    The Great Sunday Lunch is back this year. Two of Britain’s largest charities for the elderly, Age Concern and Help the Aged have been supported by Aunt Bessie’s in calling on Sunday lunch lovers...

  • 5 Go totally Thai at the Thai Festival 2009
    Whatever the weather this weekend, For a taste of something tropical head down to Greenwich Park - the oldest of the Royal Parks - which will be hosting the second Thai Festival. The event will showcase...

  • 6 A foodie day out with the kids at Leicestershire festival
    If you’re looking for a fun day out with the children on the weekend of July 24, head to Belvoir Castle in Grantham, Leicestershire to explore the CLA Game Fair. The show will be divided into...

  • 7 A day of burger-flipping fun in the sun
    On Sunday July 26, Laverstoke Park, home to one-time Forumla 1 champ and biodynamic farmer Jodi Scheckter, will be hosting this year's British Barbecue Championships. The 2,500 acre Hampshire farm which...

  • 8 Celebrate Independence day with an all-American shake
    American Independence day arrives on 4 July and it seems the perfect excuse to crank out some food from across the pond. In honour of our US cousins, who have taken diner style food to an art-form,...

  • 9 Fast, fuss-free recipes from Ainsley Harriott
    Ainsley Harriott is known for his simple, speedy style of cooking – a no-nonsense approach perfect for the pressed for time home cook. In Just Five Ingredients, his new cookery book, he takes this...

  • 10 TV farmer Jimmy Doherty hosts September Harvest festival
    Jamie Doherty, star of BBC2’s Jimmy’s Farm, will host a two day-food and wine extravaganza at his farm in the late summer haze. In September, Jimmy’s Harvest will see the gates thrown...

  • 11 Granola bars
    Ingredients (Makes 1 tray) 500g rolled oats 125g pitted prunes, quartered 125g dried apricots, quartered 100g pecans, quartered 90g sunflower seeds 90g pumpkin seeds ...

  • 12 A chance to get your own special recipe in the supermarket
    Whether a favourite pudding recipe, a unique twist on a classic like shepherd’s pie or a fantastic marinade for the barbecue, every family across the UK has its own speciality. And whatever it is,...

  • 13 A chance to get your own special recipe in the supermarket
    Whether a favourite pudding recipe, a unique twist on a classic like shepherd’s pie or a fantastic marinade for the barbecue, every family across the UK has its own speciality. And whatever it is, one...

  • 14 Delicious and fruity recipes to celebrate Mango Week
    Not only are we in the midst of Alphonso Mango season, but it's National Mango week. The kind folks over at Rubicon have supplied us with some tasty recipes and cocktails involving these fab fruits which...

  • 15 Restored country pubs tempt parents this bank holiday
    There's good news for parents looking to eat out this bank holiday. To tie in with the start of National Family Week on Monday restored country pub chain Marchant Inns has introduced some family friendly...

  • 16 Outdoor farm fun for the kids this half term
    If you're looking for a fun outdoorsy activity to keep the kids amused this May half term, Cadbury's might just have the very thing. The chocolate giant has organised a travelling family fun day, which...

  • 17 Ten top ways to get the kids eating more carrots
    Fill jacket potatoes or sandwiches with a mixture of grated carrot and Red Leicester cheese. Serve carrot sticks with favourite dips such as houmous or cheese and onion. Roast carrots with...

  • 18 12 things you probably didn’t know about carrots
    Carrots are naturally low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24 calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weight Carrots are naturally low in fat and...

  • 19 12 things you probably didn't know about carrots
    Carrots are naturally low in calories An 80g serving of cooked carrots contains just 24 calories, making them a great choice if you’re watching your weight Carrots are naturally low in fat and...

  • 20 Ingredient of the week: Alphonso mango
    The very short season for alphonso mangos is in full swing. These are one of the most incredible tasting fruits on the planet – aromatic, sweet and sour – like a normal mango with the volume...



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