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  • Published: 8 September 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405923989
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

Baby At The Table




A 3-step guide to making your favourite meals their favourite flavoursMichela and Emanuela's Italian approach to weaning will have your baby eating solid food and enjoying meals with the whole family by the time they celebrate their first birthday.Involving clever combinations of simple ingredients, no special kit, and under 15 minutes' preparation time for each recipe, your baby will quickly progress from basic no-cook purées to interesting snacks and delicious fresh meals eaten at the table.The 3-Step Guide:Baby: a foolproof introduction to their first steps in food- 6-8 months: enjoying a variety of flavours- 8-10 months: exploring textures- 10-12 months: experiencing first meals- clever natural teething solutions- 'masking it' tricksToddler: happy, healthy tummies for them and a stress-free life for you- finger foods- speedy lunchtime meals- travel and lunchbox solutions- quick-fix snacks- tips on dealing with picky eatersFemily: feed your whole family (baby included) one meal- recipes for Brunches, Speedy Dinners, One-pot Meals, Desserts and Bakes- tasty Italian classics you'll return to again and again:Red pepper and super-bean BologneseSpeedy cheat's pizzaFish pies in a mugChicken pot pieSalmon and sweet potato parcelChocolate ricotta pudding- '4-ways-with' sections for porridge, pesto, eggs, jacket potatoes and leftovers- healthy make-ahead meal ideas- how to get the kids involvedMake your favourite meals their favourite flavoursA new approach to baby weaning that will have your baby eating solid food and Italian meals with the whole family by the time they are 12 months old. In a very short space of time, see your baby progress from basic no-cook purees, to interesting snacks and delicious fresh meals eaten at the table with the rest of the family. With minimal equipment, short ingredients lists and no more than 15 minutes preparation time for each recipe, Michela has done the thinking so you don't have to. The 3-step guide:Baby: a foolproof ABC guide to introducing a wide variety of flavours (6-8 months), exploring textures (8-10 months) and enjoying their first meals (10-12 months and beyond), with recipes for no-cook purees, 3-ingredient purees and a wealth of ideas from natural teething solutions to 'masking it' tricksToddler: from tips on how to deal with picky eaters, through to speedy lunchtime meals, travel and lunchbox solutions and quick-fix snacks, this section will equip you with all the stress-free tools needed to keep toddler tummies happy and healthyFamily: ditch 'kids' meals in favour of feeding the whole family (baby included) the same meal; offering recipes for Italian classics that any family will want to eat and return to again and again. Includes ingenious '4-ways with' recipes for things like pesto, eggs and potatoes and make ahead meals such as Red pepper and super bean bolognese, Rainbow gnocchi, Chicken pot pie and Salmon and sweet potato fishcakes%%%Baby at the Table is a 3-step guide to making your favourite meals their favourite flavoursMichela and Emanuela's Italian approach to weaning will have your baby eating solid food and enjoying meals with the whole family by the time they celebrate their first birthday.Involving clever combinations of simple ingredients, no special kit, and under 15 minutes' preparation time for each recipe, your baby will quickly progress from basic no-cook purées to interesting snacks and delicious fresh meals eaten at the table.The 3-Step Guide:Baby: a foolproof introduction to their first steps in food

  • Published: 8 September 2016
  • ISBN: 9781405923989
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

About the authors

Michela Chiappa

Travelling the world with her job for a sports management agency and in need of quick fixes for dinner, Michela is an expert at pasta sauces and risottos. She also runs a coffee and pizza café in Cardiff with her husband.

Emanuela Chiappa

Emanuela is a full-time nanny and also runs an online business selling bespoke homemade gifts for children. She is an expert at time-consuming recipes and loves cooking for large groups.

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