DOUBLE LEMON DELIGHT

This mouth watering pudding is really two in one – featherlight sponge on top, with a layer of tangy lemon sauce underneath Preparation: 10 minutes                                  Cooking: 35 minutes                                   Serve 4 INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar 3 eggs (separated) 1/3 cup (40g) Read more…

PLAY-DOUGH COOKIES ADDITION GAME

YOU WILL NEED: Play-dough cutters Small plates Optional – a piece of card/paper and a marker for YOU to write the addition on (Just before you pay) AIM OF THE GAME: Introduce “verbally” and “visually” the concept of addition. There is no number recognition or recording here. (only right at the end if you feel the child is ready for it and purely as a visual prop – no pointing at the numbers or expecting Read more…

VEGETABLE SAUCE

INGREDIENTS: Chopped tomatoes Finely sliced red onions Finely grated carrots Finely chopped red and orange peppers Grated courgette Finely slices leeks METHOD: Sweat all the vegetables in a pan with a few drops of olive oil. When the vegetables are soft add the chopped tomatoes and some vegetable stock. Reduce the sauce till all blended together. If you use a blender only blend 50% of the mixture, and keep some lumps. add a few bay leaves Read more…

DRIED FRUITS COMPOTE

Great for breakfast. This is very rich so a very small amount goes a long way. Add to yogourt, 1/2 fat creme fresh or porridge. INGREDIENTS A selection of dried fruits such as: Dried mangoes Dried apricots Dried figs Vanilla essence Apple juice or water Juice of 1/2 lemon METHOD Cut up the fruit and place it in a saucepan. Cover with apple juice and ring to boil. Simmer until syruppy and very soft for between Read more…

BAKED SWEET POTATO FALAFEL

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium sweet potatoes (orange inside), around 700g or 1 1/2 pounds in total 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 small cloves of garlic, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 big handfuls of fresh cilantro/coriander, chopped Juice of half a lemon a scant cup (120g) gram /chickpea flour a splash of olive oil a sprinkling of sesame seeds salt and pepper METHOD: Preheat the oven to 220C and roast the sweet potatoes whole until Read more…