Cooking with Daisy

Author(s): Josie Klafkowska


The inspiration for this book was a little girl called Daisy who loved her food and was a wonderful little cook. She died suddenly at the age of 18 months and this book, written by her mother, is a tribute to an incredible daughter. All recipes have been donated by parents and the book is full of practical and easy to prepare recipes that children will love. They've all been tested by a willing team of mothers and, the most critical audience of all, their children. The author has attracted celebrity support from chefs, food writers and famous parents. Delia Smith, Nigella Lawson, Anthony Worrell Thompson, Nigel Slater, Brian Turner, Gary Lineker and Emma Forbes are among the household names that have donated recipes. The book also has the endorsement of the Paediatric Dieticians of St. Mary's Hospital. Every recipe has been scored for its nutritional value and helpful hints are given on how to feed difficult children. Forewords have been written by leading paediatric experts and this will be the children's cookbook recommended by the paediatric team at the hospital.


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"This is a wonderful book and one which, despite its unbearably sad origins, is a joy to read and cook from" Nigella Lawson

Josie Klafkowska worked in advertising and marketing until, in 2002, her life changed overnight when her eldest daughter, Daisy, died unexpectedly. This compilation of recipes for children is her first book and a tribute to her daughter and the times that they shared. She lives in Battersea and is married with two more children, Tom and Lottie.

Contents Who's been eating my porridge?: Tasty ideas for breakfast Hickety pickety my black hen: Chicken dishes This little piggy had roast beef: Meat dishes One, two, three, four, five, once I caught a fish alive: Fish dishes Pasta, rice and all things nice: Speaks for itself! Pease pudding hot, pease pudding cold: Ideas with vegetables The dish ran away with the spoon: Favourite Puddings Toothless Wonders: Meals from 6 months Pat-a-cake, Pat-a-cake: Baking with children (Buns, Biscuits, Treats, Savouries, Cakes, Edible presents, Inedible fun)

General Fields

  • : 9781905204199
  • : quercs
  • : quercs
  • : May 2006
  • : 258mm X 201mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 196
  • : Hardback
  • : Josie Klafkowska