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Just how bad are children’s breakfast cereals?

Just how bad are children’s breakfast cereals?

I watched a very interesting programme on the Irish TV channel RTE1 recently about children’s breakfast cereals. The programme, ‘The Consumer Show’ with Eddie Hobbs, investigated Ireland’s unhealthy infatuation with breakfast cereals. Whilst this programme is concerned with Ireland, its findings and the issues it highlights are equally applicable in other countries. Ireland is Europe’s […]

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  5th March 2013   2 comments
Saucepan Kids in Edublog Awards Finals

Saucepan Kids in Edublog Awards Finals

We’re delighted to have been selected as a finalist in the EduBlog Awards 2012 in the ‘Best New Education Blog‘ category. It’s a real honour to have even nominated let alone get through to the voting round so we would like to say a huge thank you to those who nominated us. The international Edublog […]

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  3rd December 2012   No comments
Why Kids Menus?

Why Kids Menus?

I don’t know about you but if on the rare occasion we get a chance to go out for a bite to eat with the kids there seems to be a bog standard kids menu that’s offered to children in most restaurants. It’s assumed that all kids only like to eat chicken nuggets and chips, […]

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  15th July 2012   10 comments
Só Sligo Food Festival Photos and Video

Só Sligo Food Festival Photos and Video

About 2 months ago we did a Cooking with Kids demonstration at the Só Sligo food festival. The day after the event I was mowing the lawn and a stone hit me in the eye, leading to an operation, stay in hospital and a good few weeks of enforced rest. This meant that Saucepan Kids took […]

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  7th July 2012   No comments
So Sligo Demonstration Recipes

So Sligo Demonstration Recipes

Thank you to all of you who attended our “Cooking with Kids” demonstration today at the Source Sligo Cookery School as part of the 2012 Só Sligo Food Festival. Eithna O’Sullivan, extremely talented chef and cookery teacher, our kids, Debbie and myself cooked some delicious and recipes showing how easy and fun it is to get children […]

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  19th May 2012   No comments
Saucepan Kids at the So Sligo Food Festival

Saucepan Kids at the So Sligo Food Festival

Following on from the exciting news about our new pig, another fantastic announcement is that we are going to be running an event at this year’s So Sligo food festival. We are teaming up with Eithna O’Sullivan, the cookery school manager at Source Sligo, to run a cookery demonstration showing you some easy and tasty […]

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  2nd May 2012   No comments
Saucepan Kids visit Galway Food Festival

Saucepan Kids visit Galway Food Festival

On Saturday April 7th, we headed south for the 2012 Galway Food Festival. The website showed a jam packed itinerary of events but we really loved the look of the ‘Cooking for Kids’ demo by Jacinta Dalton and Cormac Handy (The FoodieForum team from GMIT) at 11am so we were aiming for that. We arrived […]

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  9th April 2012   No comments
Venturing into the world of juicing!

Venturing into the world of juicing!

I watched a really interesting film online yesterday called ‘Hungry for Change’ . It was highlighting the secrets the diet, weightloss and food industry don’t want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. There was a chap in it called Jason Vale who spoke at length about the virtues of juicing. […]

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  23rd March 2012   2 comments