It’s all very well saying a bad workman blames his tools, but the reality is that if you don’t have the right kit, making dinner can take longer and be more difficult than it needs.

This comes from a woman who has spent two years making her cakes in a blender (It doesn’t work! Give up! Buy a bloody mixer and be done with it woman!) so I know what I’m talking about.

Here is a directory of the kit which has made our life easier.

If you have any comments or suggestions, please let us know – anything to make our lives easier!
(These are all real life recommendations – we don’t get any money from companies for suggesting things).

Bamboo weaning spoons

There’s not much aesthetically pleasing in the world of weaning. It’s mainly a maelstrom of primary coloured plastic. So imagine my delight when my friend showed me her bambu weaning spoons (yes, I felt delight, so what? What do you mean I need to get out more?). Beautiful and practical. They’re made from sustainably harvested bamboo and are great for feeding, but also good chewing material for teething babies. I’ve left it too late for my own baby – he’s just hit one, but they do spoons and forks for older babies. At £6.99 for two sets I may have to...

The Crumbs Family Cook

Crumbs Screen Shot "The Crumbs Family Cook book has arrived and brings with it quick, unpretentious recipes and a relaxed, guilt-free message" - The Times

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