Kids in the kitchen

Last week was our October school holiday so we had a mix of lazy days in the house and being out and about. A few weeks ago I noticed our local council was running a week long kids cooking course during the holiday at a cost of £50. I was interested in this but didn’t want to commit to the early starts for the full 5 days. Instead I decided to have our own cooking theme with the kids. They picked 5 menu items that we would cook together throughout the week. They loved it and were so enthusiastic.

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We used a lentil soup recipe which I found here, it was just what we needed on a blustery day!

We also loved our day out at The Enchanted Forest and at a Lego Brick City exhibition yesterday.

The foodie treat of the week was a champagne afternoon tea at Gleneagles, with just the girls. We were treated like royalty and my wee Gran loved it, as you can see, she’s not looking bad for 90!

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This week’s menu is:

Monday – Pasta Neopolitan
Tuesday – Chorizo & pepper risotto
Wednesday – Leek & potato soup
Thursday – Chinese beef stirfry
Friday – Pizza & party food
Saturday – Lasagne
Sunday – Turkey joint

I hope you all have a good week. Check out other’s meal plans at Mrs M’s Meal Planning Mondays x

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2 thoughts on “Kids in the kitchen

  1. Hi, what an amazing idea! It looks as though you had a ball! I’ll have to remember this for when my little man is a bit older! Oooh the chorizo & pepper risotto sounds good! Great meal plan. 🙂 #mealplanningmonday

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