Baby Food

Carrot soup with yellow split peas

Carrot-soup-with-yellow-split-peas_cIngredients:
* 225 g (8 oz) split yellow peas
* 25 g (1 oz) butter
* 350 g (12 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 bay leaf
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 100 g (4 oz) washed and sliced leeks
* 1.2 litres (2 pints) vegetable stock
* 2 tbsp creme fraiche
* 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley, salt and freshly ground black pepper

Home _ made cream of tomato soup

Home-made-cream-of-tomato-soup_cIngredients:
* 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 175 g (6 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 1 medium potato, peeled and diced
* 1 x 400 g (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) plum tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 1 tbsp tomato puree (paste)
* 1/4 tsp caster sugar
* 425 ml (15 fl oz) chicken or vegetable stock
* freshly ground black pepper
* 3 tbsp double (thickened) cream (optional)
* 2 tbsp torn fresh basil leaves (optional)

Rabbit muffins

Rabbit-muffinsIngredients:
* a knob of butter
* 1 spring onion, finely chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) Cheddar cheese, grated
* 1 wholemeal muffin, split in half
* 1 tbsp good quality tomato sauce

Decoration:
* 1 carrot
* 1 black olive
* frozen peas
* sweetcorn
* salad cress

French toast

French-toast_cIngredients:
* 1 or 2 slices wholemeal (preferably), otherwise white or brown bread or use slices of
French bread or raisin bread
* Marmite or Promite (optional)
* 1 egg
* 2 tbsp full-fat milk
* a generous knob of unsalted butter
* a little vegetable oil
* sugar and/or cinnamon (optional)

Strawberry rice pudding

Strawberry-rice-puddingIngredients:
* 50 g (2 oz) pudding rice
* 600 mi (1 pint) your baby's usual milk
* 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
* 1 1/2 tbsp caster sugar
* knob of unsalted butter
* strawberry jam

Fresh peach melba

Fresh-peach-melba_cIngredients:
* 100 g (4 oz) fresh or defrosted frozen raspberries
* 1 tbsp icing sugar
* 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
* 2 ripe peaches, peeled, stoned and sliced

Baby's Bolognese

Babys-Bolognese_cIngredients:
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 25 g (1 oz) peeled and finely chopped onion
* 15 g (1/2 oz) celery, finely chopped
* 25 g (1 oz) finely grated carrot
* 125 g (4 1/2 oz) lean minced beef
* 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
* 2 tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 100 ml (3 fl oz) unsalted chicken stock
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) spaghetti

Tender casserole of lamb

Tender-casserole-of-lamb_cIngredients:
* 2 lamb cutlets (approximately 160 g/5 1/2 oz)
* 1/2 small onion, peeled and chopped
* 200 g (7 oz) potatoes, peeled and diced
* 100 g (4 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 2 tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 125 ml (4 fl oz) unsalted chicken stock

Tender chicken with fresh peach and pasta

Tender-chicken-with-fresh-peach-and-pasta_cIngredients:
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) peeled and chopped onion
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 100 g (4 oz) chicken breast, cut into strips
* flour for coating
* 200 ml (7 fl oz) unsalted chicken stock
* 75 g (2 1/2 oz) orzo or other small pasta shapes
* 1/2 ripe peach, peeled and stoned

Mini shepherd's pie

Mini-shepherds-pieIngredients:
* 300 g (10 oz) potatoes, peeled and diced
* 100 g (4 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 25 g (1 oz) peeled and chopped onion
* 100 g (4 oz) lean minced beef or lamb
* 1 tomato, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 1 tsp tomato ketchup
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) unsalted chicken stock
* 15 g (1/2 oz) unsalted butter
* 2 tbsp your baby's usual milk

Yummy chicken with vegetables

Yummy-chicken-with-vegetables_cIngredients:
* 1 courgette (zucchini), washed and sliced
* 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) peeled and chopped onion
* 75 g (3 oz) chicken breast, roughly chopped
* 125 g (4 1/2 oz) button mushrooms, sliced
* 225 g (8 oz) tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 3 tbsp unsalted chicken stock

Orzo with creamy mushroom and cheese sauce

Orzo-with-creamy-mushrooms_cIngredients:
* 175 g (6 oz) orzo or other small pasta shapes
* 29 g (1 oz) peeled and chopped onion
* 25 g (1 oz) red pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and diced
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 85 g (3 1/2 oz) button mushrooms, diced
* 20 g (3/4 oz) unsalted butter
* 1 tbsp flour
* 179 ml (6 fl oz) your baby's usual milk
* 20 g (3/4 oz) Parmesan cheese, grated

Pasta risotto

Pasta-risotto_cIngredients:
* 75 g (3 oz) orzo or other small pasta shapes
* 50 g (2 oz) broccoli florets, diced
* 50 g (2 oz) carrots, peeled and diced
* 25 g (1 oz) unsalted butter
* 50 g (2 oz) courgettes (zucchini), washed
* 25 g (1 oz) Cheddar cheese, grated and diced

Chopped chicken with diced vegetables in cheese sauce

Chopped-chicken-with-diced-vegetables-in-cheese-sauce_cIngredients:
* 250 ml (8 fl oz) your baby's usual milk
* 40 g (1 1/2 oz) Edam or Cheddar cheese, grated
* 50 g (2 oz) cooked chicken, diced
* 50 g (2 oz) broccoli florets
* 50 g (2 oz) carrots, peeled and sliced
* 25 g (1 oz) unsalted butter
* 2 tbsp flour

Cherub's couscous

Cherubs-couscousIngredients:
* 250 ml (8 fl oz) unsalted chicken stock
* 100 g (4 oz) couscous
* 15 g (1/2 oz) unsalted butter
* 25 g (1 oz) peeled and chopped onion
* 50 g (2 oz) courgettes (zucchini), washed and diced
* 2 tomatoes, skinned, de-seeded and chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) cooked chicken, diced

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