Cooking with kids over Christmas

White Christmas

Get out of the cold and into the kitchen!

The Christmas holidays are zooming towards us – and once school is out you’ll be needing little projects to keep the kids busy in the run-up to the big day.

Trips to the numerous festive-themed events put on for kids at this time of year can really add up, so why not bundle your brood into a nice cosy kitchen and get cooking?

Whether it’s helping out with the dinner, making edible gifts or home-made tree decorations, there’s a gazillion things you can get them stuck into.

Head on over to read my feature on the Channel 4 Food website for loads of tips and advice on cooking with the nippers over the festive season. They also have some brilliant recipe ideas to get you started.


About Katie Bryson

Katie Bryson is a freelance food writer and blogger. She left a career in online news at the BBC to immerse herself in the culinary world, taking in courses at Leiths School of Food and Wine and an internship at Waitrose along the way. Her family food blog is bursting with recipes and tips for feeding hungry families that’ll help inspire all those frazzled parents out there wondering what on earth to cook for tea!
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3 Responses to Cooking with kids over Christmas

  1. Helen T says:

    Good article over on C4 site, some great ideas that kids will just love. And clearing up can be fun too!

  2. we haver a tradition of home made sweet mince pies. kids do varying tasks dependant on age ( roll pastry, cut shapes, add filling, put on lids) its a right family affair and loved by all. We always make sure that we leave 1 out for Santa as well., he seems to like them

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