Chocolate Easter Nests Recipe

In Baking, Cook On March 8, 2012 2 Comments

These have to be the easiest (and most messy) Easter treat you can make with your kids. Aprons will definitely be needed for this one as chocolate is… Read More »

Saucepan Kids make Hot cross buns for Easter

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

In Baking, Cook On April 6, 2012 0 Comments

This is a recipe found in a Waitrose magazine that was brought over by Granny and Grandad visiting from England. I think that it’s originally by Edd Kimber… Read More »


Healthy Packed Lunch Ideas

In Blog, Packed Lunch On November 5, 2013 0 Comments

As this school term is well underway now, I don’t know about you but I’m finding the school packed lunch every day a bit of a bind. Where… Read More »

Saucepan Kids signed copy of Donal Skehan's HomeCooked Cookbook

Review of Donal Skehan’s HomeCooked Tour

In Blog On November 4, 2013 3 Comments

Last night we took the Saucepan Kids to see Donal Skehan‘s Home Cooked Tour in Sligo. He’s launching his new cookbook ‘HomeCooked’ and is travelling Ireland cooking up… Read More »


The Sugar Series – Part 1 The facts!

In Blog On November 3, 2013 0 Comments

Sugar is the reason we started this blog. We watched a Jamie Oliver TED lecture a couple of years ago and were so shocked at the level of… Read More »

Saucepan Kids - Ten things not to say to your child at the dinner table

10 things we shouldn’t say to our kids at the table

In Blog On October 28, 2013 0 Comments

I read an article written by American nutritionist Maryann Jacobsen recently and it really struck a chord with me. It was called the 10 things you shouldn’t say to… Read More »

wholemeal brown soda bread recipe

Wholemeal Brown Soda Bread Recipe

In Baking, Cook On October 27, 2013 0 Comments

We’ve already got a brown soda bread recipe on the site however our 8 year old daughter made this recipe recently and it was delicious. In our opinion… Read More »


How to make your own butter

In Cook On October 27, 2013 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted to make your own butter? Well it’s surprisingly easy, save for a little exertion – which of course the kids will be doing anyway!… Read More »

Saucepan Kids are a finalist in 'Most Useful Website in Ireland' category in Irish Web Awards 2013

Saucepan Kids – finalist in Irish Web Awards

In Blog On October 22, 2013 0 Comments

I can’t believe I’m writing this blog post today. Saucepan Kids website has made it through to the Final of the Irish Web Awards in the ‘Most Useful… Read More »

river cottage to core lemon tart

River Cottage Lemon Tart Recipe

In Baking, Cook, Pudding On October 21, 2013 0 Comments

Within hours of watching the first episode of the new River Cottage series, River Cottage to the Core, we made the lemon tart recipe Hugh baked for the… Read More »

How to make the best sweet shortcrust pastry

How to make the best sweet shortcrust pastry

In Baking, Cook, Pudding On October 20, 2013 0 Comments

When we’re making dessert tarts we’ve tried many different recipes in an attempt to make the best shortcrust pastry. We’ve finally settled on one that is easy and… Read More »


Tangy tomato pasta sauce

In Cook, Dinner, Lunch On October 19, 2013 0 Comments

Tangy tomato pasta sauce is a twist on a family favourite and needs very few ingredients. Kids may have trouble cutting  the onion but if you’re using fresh… Read More »