Category Archives: Cooking with Kids

Lunchbox Ideas on LMFM!

  Mini Frittata Cups  Ingredients: 3 eggs 50ml Cream Any fillings you fancy such as grated parmesan, ham, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, herbs, bacon, tomatoes or my favourite combo: feta, mint & sautéed courgettes. 1 Wholemeal Wrap A glug of olive oil Cupcake tray Method: Preheat the oven to 180˚C, 160˚C Fan or gas mark 4. […]

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Homemade Chicken Fajitas (homemade spice mix, flat bread, salsa & guacamole)

The kids at our cookery camps and birthday parties always love these fajitas! I know you can buy packs of ready made spice mix and salsa but making your own is always better as you are guaranteed there are no added sugars, salts or preservatives. Also, once you have the spices, this is a cheaper […]

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Quesadillas & Scallop Ceviche on Sunday AM, TV3

I did a couple of very simple and fresh dishes on Sunday AM that are perfect for easy, light summer meals. Watch the Quesadillas here and the Scallop Ceviche here

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White Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes

White Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes Ingredients: 175g Plain Flour 110g Caster Sugar 110g Butter, softened 50ml Milk 2 Eggs ½ tsp Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Baking Powder 55g White Chocolate, chopped 100g fresh Raspberries, chopped For the Buttercream Icing: 150g Butter, softened 150g Icing Sugar To flavour: any type of extract you wish such as […]

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Quesadillas with Guacamole & Sweetcorn Salsa

Our lunch at today’s Easter Kid’s Cookery Camp is Quesadillas with Guacamole & Sweetcorn Salsa. This is a more-ish dish and I love it as a quick supper in front of the TV. Much healthier & tasty than a take-away! Quesadillas For each quesadilla, you will need: 2 corn tortillas Some grated cheese (about 50g) […]

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Mini Frittatas

We are in the middle of our Easter Kid’s Cookery Camp and this morning’s healthy snack was these mini frittatas. They are easy & fast to make and are a perfect lunch box of picnic staple. They want down a treat with the kids today as they were all able to choose their own fillings! […]

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Cooking with Kids! Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

Most kids really love these Sticky Chicken Drumsticks! I remember the first time we made these at one of our Kid’s Cookery Camps, the kids went crazy for them and there was a stampede for the last few 🙂 Sticky Chicken Drumsticks (Serves 4) Ingredients:  8 Chicken thighs 2 tablespoons of soya sauce 2 tablespoons […]

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Cooking with Kids! Lemon Meringue Swirls

Welcome to our first recipe in our new series, Cooking with Kids! These are really easy and delicious treats that the kids will love. A big thanks to Ramona Farrelly & Irish Country Living magazine for these images. Meringue Swirls with Lemon Curd and Cream Ingredients: 2 egg whites A pinch of salt 150g of caster […]

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Tara’s Weather Food Cast on LMFM (February)

For my second Weather Food Cast on LMFM’s Late Lunch with Gerry Kelly, I made a really simple and tasty Chicken & Orange Tray Bake and a super-light Chocolate & Orange “Web” Cake, perfect for getting the kids involved!  Listen to the podcast here Chicken Tray Bake with Green Salad Serves 4 8 Chicken pieces, […]

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Spicy Tomato & Basil Soup

This is a really simple and quick Spicy Tomato & Basil Soup. A little spice is great to warm you up but you can leave it out if you wish. We made this at one of our Kid’s Cookery Camps and all the children loved it! Spicy Tomato & Basil Soup Ingredients: 1 onion, diced […]

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