Grandmas are mummys with frosting!

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Being in the kitchen with the kids is a great bonding experience. And more so for the grandparents who we don’t see as often as we’d like. I like to think of it as a productive use of time as well as the end result can be dinner on the table or snacks for the week prepared! Cooking with kids teaches them more than just cooking. Cooking for my mum was a fun and rewarding way of teaching her dyslectic teenage step son how read. Cooking can help learn planning, presentation, creativity, time management, being proud of your accomplishments, discipline, improvisation (a big one in my kitchen!), safety, sharing, and many other life lessons. It’s also a way to teach family history and heritage passing down recipes and experience that often come with entertaining stories.

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Hot Cross Buns, made with love!

IMG_5908This year’s Hot Cross Buns were declared the best yet! I didn’t do anything different from last time except we all had a hand in some part of the making. Don’t they say, cooking with love provides food for the soul! I strongly believe that if you cook with love…it shows! This year’s hot cross buns were definitely made with love, so that must be the secret ingredient that made them end up tasting so good 🙂

Firstly my parents were in town visiting. My dad is a beautiful cook – Continue reading