Monthly Archives: June 2011

So what do you eat? Part 2 – Picnics

We’re very busy here at chez chickpea with nursery finishing and school taster sessions and other early summery things[1]. Today was the nursery trip to the beach. The 80 year old nursery elder daughter goes to closes for its last … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kid: Molasses Cookies

I’ll let you into a secret. I think I’m very bad at cooking with my elder daughter.  I get annoyed with her as she pokes at the dough and steals samples and hovers excitedly while I work out what to … Continue reading

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Messed about with food – Mayo

As it happens, I can make my own mayo – it is fairly simple to make if you can get good eggs and always impresses as a show off when cooking for others.  And it tastes amazing with fresh bread.  … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pizza

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Pizza is one of the foods I missed the most when I gave up milk. I used to console myself with the thought of the pizza I could have once the pregnancy was over, little realising elder daughter had decided … Continue reading

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Breakfast 17/06/2011

For breakfast this morning we had scrambled eggs with cherry tomatoes and smoked salmon on toasted bagels.

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So what do you eat? Part 1 – Snacks

(This post has been inspired by coming home from a visit to Gorgie Farm and realising I’m starving but I’m intending to make it an occasional series.) When I tell people we don’t eat milk they often get a slightly … Continue reading

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Is This Thing On?

I once had ambitious ideas of writing regularly about what my family eats despite our unreasonable intolerance of milk (well, 3 out of 4 of us – 18saughtonmains eats cheese sandwiches when he’s at work or otherwise escaping for the … Continue reading

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