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Irish Hallowe’en Barmbrack Tea Cake

This Irish barmbrack tea cake recipe is often baked for Hallowe'en. Who will find the ring?

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Hallowe’en Toffee Apples

These toffee apples are simple to make, fun to decorate and rather tasty too.

Càlia e Simenza

Càlia e Simenza – Chickpea & Pumpkin Seed Snack

We found this Italian snack whilst reading Andrea Camilleri's detective novels about detective Montalbano. Bellissimo!

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Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

I’ll admit I’d not even heard of the local Ravenna dish, piadina, before our recent food tour of Italy. Even then it was only because the Ravenna tourist board suggested we should visit Piada Cupida and try the local delicacy whilst we were there. Ravenna is in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy and only […]

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How Parma ham is made

How Parma ham is made

Ham, salt and air. That is all it takes to make Parma ham, or Prosciutto di Parma to give it its proper name. Sounds easy doesn’t it? Calling it easy though would be a huge disservice to the skill and mastery of the staff at Ruliano S.P.A. in Riano di Langhirano, near Parma, in the Emilia-Romagna province […]

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  16th September 2016   No comments

Cooking Together

Cooking together with your children gives you the opportunity to teach children (and ourselves!) about food and how to cook. It is also a lot of fun and a great way to spend time as a family.

Ronan and Kyle helping hang out the tagliatelle

Food Literacy

Food literacy is understanding how our food choices impact our health and the environment. We believe making children food literate is an essential part of their education.

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Reducing Sugar

Over 20% of children and teenagers are obese. The leading cause of this is consumption of too much sugar. Our aim is to help address this through education of parents and children.

Everything in Moderation

Teaching children food literacy


Saucepan Kids is all about teaching children about food – what to eat and how to cook it. We want our children to be healthy and be able to make the right food choices when they leave home. It’s not all about low fat, no sugar, everything must be healthy, it’s about understanding what’s good for you and what to have in moderation.

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World Egg Day

World Egg Day

Did you know that today is World Egg Day? We don’t normally celebrate these kind of things but we’re huge fans of eggs here at Saucepan Kids so we thought that they deserved a mention particularly as so many of our recipes feature eggs. Here’s some fascinating facts about eggs that you may not have […]

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  14th October 2016   No comments

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