Fun and easy recipes to share with your kids.

Norwegian Christmas

Today, we’re going to Norway, where Christmas traditions are very important all along the month of December. It’s all about making wreaths, decorating the house and cooking! My dear friend Birgitte, I’ve already interviewed with her sweet family on Sweet Cabane, is telling us about beautiful Christmas cookies tradition in her country and gives us, at the end of the article, the delicious gingerbread recipe she’s used to making every year in December. So let’s go to the Norwegian enchanting…

Honey & Lemon Madeleines Autumn Tea

We love our afternoons with a nice cup of tea and a little buttery treat. These madeleines have a slight twist on the original recipe with the addition of honey and lemon. The tartness of the lemon is a wonderful combination with a warm cup of homemade tea.  In our kitchen we have a huge basket of different types of tea and Helena asked me how tea is made. We put some ideas together of our favourite teas and thought…

After-school booster

Today, I invite a British mum living in Aberdeen to contribute to Sweet Cabane, Vanessa Gerbrandy. She’s been cooking since her childhood and now  loves doing this activity with her daughters, Florence (4)  and Helena(8). She has just launched a cooking blog for parents and kids : Wild Flours, which will surely be a hit! Vanessa will give you here a great recipe, easy-to-make and full of good ingredients  You can make these energy balls with your kids : it’s lot of fun! *** We’ve been…

Shortcakes and Summer fruits

Cooking with kids is always a great activity during holidays, whatever the season. Today’s recipe is very easy to make and children can play with textures  : they stir, they knead, they paint… It entertains children from 3 to 12 years at least! Your kids can eat these shortcakes just after they made them, with some cream (or yogurt) and good fruits : berries, figs, peaches, plums, … A delight! Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 210 g flour 1…

Cooking with kids

Sweet Cabane launches today  a new section called ‘Cooking with kids‘ to share with you fun and easy recipes to make with kids from 2 years. Why this section? Because, at home, cooking is one of our favorite family activities, as well as drawing, painting or modeling clay. Like this one, cooking awakens your kids’ senses : it makes him discover materials and textures. He also learns how to make and build something with his own hands. Then, it’s a great way to learn how to fully focus…

Easy Epiphany cake by Caroline

Easy Galette. Just two days  after starting a detox programme, this is time for Epiphany and its scrumptious cakes! Don’t hesitate to deal with paradoxes : go and make a great cake! This is a very easy recipe a friend of mine, Caroline, has just given me. It’s easy, tasty and full of almonds. Each time this Parisian mum makes this Epiphany cake, it’s a success, believe me!   Preparation time : 10 minutes Baking time : 20 minutes Ingredients : …

Christmas hazelnut cookies

As Christmas is just around the corner, this is a great hazelnut cookies’ recipe an Instagram friend of mine has just given me… She had this recipe from her German mother-in-law, Irmgard. This recipe is perfect for Christmas : scrumptious, easy-to-make with kids and perfect with a spiced tea or a coffee…   *** Preparation : 10 minutes / Baking time : 15 minutes Ingredients (for around 20 cookies) :  125 g butter at room temperature 100 g sugar 1 egg Vanilla extract…

Friday cake #34 : Brazilian cookies

Biscuits brésiliens sans gluten - Sweet Cabane

Friday cake #34 : Brazilian cookies. We ‘re still travelling this week while cooking! After the Spanish omelette in our Easy Meal section, let’s bake some Brazilian cookies! They’re gluten free, made with sweetened condensed milk and corn-starch. The recipe comes from a Brazilian friend of mine whose grandmother used to cook them. You can share this ‘pastry moment’ with your kids, even the younger ones : these cookies are very funny to make, just like a playdough workshop! They’re…

Gingerbread house ‘s workshop at Nicole’s

gingerbread house - Sweet Cabane

Hello, Today Sweet Cabane goes at Nicole’s, an American mum I’ve talked about in my Mum at Work’s interviews… Every Christmas, Nicole and her two daughters are used to decorating a gingerbread house. She tells us here how she makes it… **** “The gingerbread houses are a German tradition that my mom (Lucy’s and Jo’s grandma) has passed on to us. We started when Lucy was just 3 years old, with a good friend – of course his mom and…