Fred’s Bread

Fred’s Bread

This is a guest post by my 12 year old son Fred! At school we were asked to adapt a basic bread recipe; our changes had to improve the sensory appeal, nutritional value and be suitable for a child’s packed lunch. So I decided to add pesto, cheese and ham, a bit like a ready-made sandwich.  It was so yummy that all my friends wanted to try it and I made it again today at home.  What do you think? After making white bread dough I let it prove. Once proved I rolled it out into a large square. I then spread a thin...
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After-school swimming and hungry children

After-school swimming and hungry children

The sun is out and my children are keen to go to lovely Park Road Lido in Crouch End after school today. They will be tired, hungry and hot when I pick them up from a hard day of learning, so I have made some orange juice ice lollies  to cool them down and hydrate the little cherubs, and this Weetabix loaf to give sustained energy for hours of playing in the water with their friends!     I came across this recipe on the magnificent Netmums website and as luck would have it, I have all the necessary ingredients sitting in the cupboard....
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