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Cauliflower Bites – finger food for toddlers

Heidi Gough is Mamacooks and her blog is oozing with deliciousness which is why she’s on the BiB Food shortlist. Today she’s sharing with us one of her favourite toddler finger foods and actually they look scrummy, don’t mind if I do .. It can be difficult to consistently get vegetables into children.  All kids […]

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Fabulous French Food – What makes it so special?

Anneli Faiers spoke to us recently about her choice of moving her family abroad, here she digs a little deeper into the way the French honour their food and how they continue to support local producers. Maybe we should take something from her post? When you think of French food, it would most likely include […]

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Marco Pierre White hangs out with BritMums and talks turkey

He came, he gave us quick turkey recipes, he counseled us on turkey problems. Marco Pierre White has won Michelin stars and plaudits for his cooking, he’s been called the original rock’n’roll chef, and now he’s hung out with BritMums foodie bloggers sharing stories and tips. Joining the celebrity chef on our hangout was Emma […]

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45 new ideas for turkey dishes

  What’s not to love about turkey? It is affordable, versatile and a healthy option for lunch, dinner or a quick snack. At our recent #LeanonTurkey Twitter party, you inspired us with your ideas of how to use turkey with meals suitable for everyone in the family and for different occasions. The party was sponsored […]

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Mamacook: Chill out day & cassoulet

  Mamacook aka Heidi Gough was a finalist for the BritMums Brilliance in Blogging award in the ‘tasty’ category in 2012.  Heidi believes in feeding toddlers ‘proper’ food adapting recipes to make them lower in salt and sugar but not compromising flavour.  In 2012 has launched her own business providing food safety interim advice and […]

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Wondering what to do with all that leftover turkey?

Wondering what to do with all that leftover turkey? These videos from our Marco Pierre White/Lean on Turkey campaign would come in really handy today. Back in June bloggers from Fuss Free Flavours, The Crazy Kitchen, Chef Mel’s Kitchen, and One Blue, One Pink met with Marco for our BritMums Masterclass in cooking with turkey. We picked up […]

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Festive food that we’re making this year

Let’s face it, getting Christmas food right does a lot to making families happy. At our recent #O2GuruMagicofXmas Twitter party, we were delighted to discover your festive fare favourites. (Check out O2 Guru TV for loads of cool videos.) Discover the fresh ideas and ensure a very tasty Christmas with these suggestions: Starters Have just […]

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35 tips for getting kids to drink milk

Drinking milk is a healthy way to get some of the essential vitamins growing kids need. At our #EpicStraws Twitter party we shared tips on how to encourage children to drink milk. This Twitter Party was sponsored by Cravendale, the people behind the Epic Straws promotion. Register at epicstraws.co.uk, then collect 10 codes from two-litre […]

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Guest post: How to make a fairy castle cake

  On Crumbs, two sisters – Claire and Lucy – blog about feeding their family. They have different approaches: Claire is the ‘Queen of Cobble’. She pulls things together from locally sourced ingredients and whatever she can find in her cupboard. Lucy is all organisation, with meal plans, but there is the occasional off-piste dinner. […]

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39 ways to eat eggs #BritishEggWeek

Boiled? Scrambled? Poached? That might be how we think about eggs first thing in the morning but there are so many more easy ways to cook with them. At the #BritishEggWeek Twitter party BritMums bloggers talked eggs and shared favourite recipes, discovering diverse ways you can enjoy eggs whilst watching your health and your budget. Thanks to British […]

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Guest post: Packing a picnic fit for Princes and Princesses!

Caroline Job is back with a post to keep your princes and princesses smiling all the way to the start of school, have fun and make some cloudy lemonade too. This year has been a cracker of a year for Great Britain and for celebrating in style! With the Diamond Jubilee we’ve learned more about […]

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Thrifty Round-up: Summer fun, upcycling & cake

Becky Goddard Hill has been writing about thrift for years on her very popular blogs and now has joined the BritMums team to bring us a monthly round-up so we cal all benefit form her tips, over to Becky, I am a delighted to be sharing with you my favourite thrifty posts from the blogosphere […]

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Holidays : Our Favourite Picnic Lunch for a Journey

  The Lunch Box Lady otherwise known as Caroline Job will be sharing some of her favourite tips over the summer holidays making sure that all BritMums can serve super picnics and prepare fabulous lunch boxes for our loved ones, watch out for her posts this is a corker! Summer holidays are upon us and […]

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Guest post: A Christmas cookie tree by English Mum

Becky aka English Mum is one of our favourite foodie members. She publishes scrumptious, inventive recipes on her blog. She was shortlisted for Red magazine’s Red Hot Women Awards this year – something that didn’t surprise us at BritMums. We were aware of her contributions to blogging long before that and recognised her with a […]

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Guest post: Six of the best cookery courses for men

For those blokes lacking in the brute culinary force and unwavering confidence of the likes of Gordon Ramsay or Marco Pierre White, cooking can be a daunting prospect and one that can leave a sizeable dent in male pride. If you’re considering the gift of culinary knowledge for the man in your life this Christmas, […]

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Guest post: Eight of the best student cookery courses

As the nation’s teenagers scrabble to get on to the university courses of their dreams, parents everywhere are pondering quite how their progeny will cope with looking after themselves, properly, come September. While the cleaning skills may take a little while to master, there are options to get their cooking up to scratch so if little […]

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