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Hellloooooo Monkeys!

It’s time for some delicious dessert!

This is one of my favourite desserts to make. It’s quirky and quick to make. It’s great fun to pull apart the meringues – and even more fun crafting a perfect messy dessert!

So let’s get cracking with my Eton Mess dessert

Cooking with kids - how to make Eton Mess

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about Eton Mess

My Eton Mess Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in my Eton Mess recipe

My Jokes about the ingredients in my Eton Mess recipe

My Colouring-in page – just for my Eton Mess recipe

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

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My Story About Eton Mess

S is for Strawberries, so today we’re making Eton Mess!!! – a yummy English dessert

Today Granny and Monty are at a fruit farm. They are picking strawberries!

Monty LOVES strawberries (almost as much as bananas!).

As they walk through all the strawberry plants, they fill their baskets with delicious ripe strawberries.

Monty can’t resist eating some!

Granny says “Stop eating all the strawberries Monty or there won’t be enough left to make my Eton Mess tonight for pudding!”

Monty REALLY loves this dessert so he is very good all the way home and doesn’t eat any more strawberries……well except for maybe just one more :)

Monty’s Eton Mess recipe

How to make Eton Mess for kids

by Monty The Monkey,

Here is Granny’s yummy Eton Mess recipe. It is super easy to make and the kids can help with lots of it!

Granny adds some greek yogurt to her recipe instead of using just all double cream which is the basis of the traditional recipe, which makes this a healthier option for everyone!

This recipe involves some knife work and other kitchen gadgets, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: None (Yay!)
Serves 4 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

500g strawberries

160ml double cream

240ml greek yogurt

Vanilla extract

1 ½ tablespoons icing sugar

3 meringue nests

Mint sprigs to garnish

Monty Eton Mess - fun cooking with kids

Method

1. Wash the strawberries and remove the green stalks. You can do this by cutting around the edge of the stalk and pushing underneath slightly to remove the whole stalk. A small sharp knife is best for this.
Make sure an adult does this bit

2. Slice the strawberries in half and place in a large bowl.
Make sure an adult does this bit

3. Sprinkle a tablespoon of icing sugar over the strawberries then crush a few of the strawberries to release some juice and mix through.

4. Pour the cream, vanilla extract and half a tablespoon of icing sugar into a separate bowl.

5. Whip this mixture into soft peaks. You can either do this by hand or using an electric hand mixer.
If using an electric mixer make sure an adult does this or supervises it.

6. Add the yogurt to this bowl and carefully fold the yogurt into the cream.

7. Break the meringues into pieces and add to the cream/yogurt mixture.

8. Next add the strawberries and mix well.

9. Spoon the mixture into the glasses and serve. (You can chill these in the fridge for up to 30 minutes but no longer as the meringue will begin to go soft after this).

10. Garnish each glass with a sprig of mint.

11. Tuck in and enjoy!

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Colouring-in

Colour in this picture of Granny and I!

Here’s a picture of Granny and I picking strawberries – print it off and colour it in – see how much colour you can add! (Mums and Dads – just right click on the image, to download and print) Quesadilla Colouring-in picture

My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game. Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from today’s recipe. cooking pairs game
Click on the image above, or here to play Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week. Please do share this page – I’d love for everyone else to know just how much fun cooking with kids can be. x
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Bonjour Monkeys!

It’s time for some French fun with food.

French food is amazing – you can make so many lovely, simple dishes with a few ingredients.

Today I’m making my Really Yummy Ratatouille – it’s delicious and lots of fun to make.

Cooking with kids - how to make Ratatouille

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about Ratatouille

My Ratatouille Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in my Ratatouille

My Jokes about the ingredients in my Ratatouille

My Colouring-in page – just for my Ratatouille

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

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My Story About Ratatouille

R is for Ratatouille!!! – a yummy French dish

Monty had just finished watching his favourite movie – Ratatoullie – all about a rat that is one of the world’s best cooks.

Monty looked at Granny.

“Granny, Ratatouille is a funny name for an animal, isn’t it?”

“Well Monty”, said Granny – “he is named after a famous french dish – filled with lovely vegetables.”

“We bought some lovely courgettes at the shop yesterday, so let’s see if we can make a special ratatouille, just for you Monty.”

“Oh wow granny, that sounds so much fun.” said Monty “Let’s get cracking”

“Oh la la” said Granny as she put on her apron.

 

Monty’s Ratatouille recipe

Cooking with kids - how to make Ratatouille

by Monty The Monkey,

Here is Granny’s super healthy and easy ratatouille recipe. Granny bakes her’s in the oven and although this is not the traditional Provencal way, the vegetables really hold their shape well and it tastes delicious! Serve with lots of crusty bread to mop up all the lovely juices. Enjoy!

PS – this recipe involves a lot of chopping. If you feel your child is able to work with a knife under your supervision, then do let them help.

Have fun!

This recipe involves some knife work using heat and other kitchen gadgets, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes
Serves 6 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

1 aubergine

2 courgettes

2 red onions

1 yellow/orange pepper

1 red pepper

2 garlic cloves

4 tablespoons olive oil

5 tomatoes

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon sugar

1 tablespoon of rosemary

Few basil leaves

How to make Ratatouille

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C fan/ Gas mark 6.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large oven proof dish for 5 minutes.

3. Cut the aubergine and the peppers into chunks approx 4cm in size.

4. Cut the courgettes in half lengthways and then into large chunks.

5. Cut the onions in half and then into wedges.

6. Cut the tomatoes into quarters.

7. Finely chop the rosemary.
Make sure an adult does steps 1-7.

8. Crush the garlic cloves.

9. Add the aubergine, courgettes, red onions, peppers, garlic, rosemary and the sugar. Stir well so everything has been coated in the olive oil.
As the dish is hot, make sure an adult does this bit.

10. Place the tomatoes on top and drizzle with the red wine vinegar.

11. Put in the oven and bake for 45 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

12. Remove from the oven.
Make sure and adult does steps 11 & 12.

13. Scatter with basil leaves before serving.

14. Tuck in and enjoy

Monty and Granny Ratatouille - fun cooking with kids

 

Facts about my Ratatouille ingredients

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My Jokes About Ratatouille ingredients

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Colouring-in

Colour in this picture of Granny and I!

Here’s a picture of Granny and I about to buy some vegetables – print it off and colour it in – see how much colour you can add! (Mums and Dads – just right click on the image, to download and print) Quesadilla Colouring-in picture


My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game. Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from today’s recipe. cooking pairs game
Click on the image above, or here to play Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week. Please do share this page – I’d love for everyone else to know just how much fun cooking with kids can be. x
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Ola Monkeys!

It’s time for some Mexican food.

I loooooove Mexican food – it’s so colourfull and full of yummy flavours – and I’ve got a real treat for you!

Today I’m making my chicken and mushroom quesadillas – they’re delicious and lots of fun to make. The best bit is, that when you know how to make one quesadilla – you can start to make your own recipes!

Cooking with kids - how to make Quesadillas

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about Quesadillas

My Quesadillas Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in my Quesadillas

My Jokes about the ingredients in my Quesadillas

My Colouring-in page – just for my Quesadillas

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

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My Story About Quesadillas

Q is for Quesadillas!!! – yummy mexican bites

Monty and Granny love Mexican food!

They have some friends coming over for dinner so as a special treat they are cooking a Mexican feast!!

Granny knows lots of great Mexican recipes and will be making nachos, guacamole (avocado dip), beef fajitas, empanadas, refried beans and quesadillas!

Here’s Granny’s recipe for chicken quesadillas so you can join in the fun at home!

Arribba!!!

 

Monty’s quesadillas recipe

Cooking with kids - how to make Quesadillas

by Monty The Monkey,

A quesadilla is like an exotic grilled cheese sandwich! Eat it hot after you remove from the pan when the cheese is soft and melting and enjoy this amazing Mexican treat!!

Once you’re tried my recipe, why not try to make your own recipe up:

One of my other favourites is ham and cheese – yummy!

Have fun!

This recipe involves some knife work using heat and other kitchen gadgets, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves 6 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil

Small red onion

2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded

Pack of 8 flour tortillas

1 red pepper, sliced

1 green pepper, sliced

100g mushrooms, chopped

1 tablespoon sundried tomato paste

200g cheddar cheese

Salt & pepper

Small bunch of coriander
How to make Quesadillas

Method

1. Heat oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas mark 4.

2. Chop the red and green peppers, red onion, mushrooms and coriander.

3. Heat the oil in a pan on a medium heat and cook the peppers and red onion for a few minutes to soften. Then add the chopped mushrooms.
Make sure an adult does steps 1, 2 & 3.

4. Shred the cooked chicken breasts and sundried tomato paste to the pan.

5. Season with salt and pepper and add the chopped coriander.

6. Put half of the tortillas onto baking sheets and put some of the chicken mixture onto each one.

7. Sprinkle with cheese, then place the other tortillas on top of this to to make the “sandwiches”.

8. Cook the tortillas for 3 minutes then turn each one over very carefully with a fish slice.
Make sure an adult does this bit.

9. Cook for another 3 minutes until both sides are golden brown.

10. Remove from the oven and place on a large chopping board and cut into wedges.
Make sure an adult does this bit.

11. Serve with sour cream (or salsa or guacamole if you prefer).

12. Tuck in and enjoy!

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My Jokes About quesadillas ingredients

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Colouring-in

Colour in this picture of Granny and I!

Here’s a picture of Granny and I just about to tuck-in, to our tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake- print it off and colour it in – see how much colour you can add! (Mums and Dads – just right click on the image, to download and print) Quesadilla Colouring-in picture


My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game. Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from todays’ recipe. cooking pairs game
Click on the image above, or here to play Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week. Please do share this page – I’d love for everyone else to know just how much fun cooking with kids can be. x
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Hellooo Monkeys

It’s pasta time.

I loooooove pasta. You get so many different shapes and sizes…… I love spaghetti – but Granny likes me to try different types of pasta.

Today I’m making my tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake – it’s absolutely delicious, and will fill you and the whole family up!

How to make Tuna and Pasta Bake for kids

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about my tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake

My tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in my tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake

My Jokes about the ingredients in my tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake

My Colouring-in page – just for my tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

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My Story About tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake

P is for Pasta, as in…..tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake!!!

Monty was sitting in front of the kitchen table, rubbing his tummy.

“Granny” he said “I’m sooooooo hungry”

“Well it is almost dinnertime Monty” said Granny, but I’m very surprised you’re still hungry given you have eaten so many bananas today”

“Yes, but I did climb the big tree today Granny – and that was lots of fun” giggled Monty

“OK, so lets work out what to make Monty, do you fancy……” Granny rummaged through the kitchen cupboard….. “Lasagne?” – waving around some pasta sheets.

“No thank you Granny, we had that on Monday” replied Monty

“Oh yes, you’re right Monty, well what about…..” Granny leaned into the back of the cupboard…. “spaghetti bolognaese?”

“No thanks Granny, I do love pasta but you know what…I fancy something with fish in, so how about…..”

“I’ve got it” said Granny “How about Tuna and Sweetcorn Pasta Bake?”

“Yayyyyyy” said Monty, “That will be fantastic”

“well, wash your hands and lets get started then” said Granny, as she pulled her apron on over her head.

Monty’s tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake recipe

Cooking with kids - how to make Tuna and Pasta Bake

by Monty The Monkey,

Here’s a hearty pasta bake recipe that is delicious and filling – perfect for all the family, from toddlers and cheeky little monkeys through to Mum & Dad. It’s also super easy to make and you probably have most of the ingredients in your food cupboard already and leftovers (if there are any!) make a great lunch too!

Have fun!

This recipe involves some knife work using heat and other kitchen gadgets, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes
Serves 6 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

500g Rigatoni pasta

1 large red onion

2 x 160g canned tuna (preferably in spring water), drained and flaked

330g tin of sweetcorn, drained

50g mature cheddar cheese

Handful of chopped parsley

Salt & Pepper

For the Sauce

50g butter

600ml milk

50g plain flour

200g mature cheddar cheese

1 teaspoon dijon mustard

How to make Tuna and Pasta Bake for kids

Method

1. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan oven/ Gas mark 4.

2. Cook the pasta on the hob for 2 minutes less than stated on the packet.
Make sure an adult does this bit

3. Grate the cheese and set aside 50g for the sauce, the rest is for the main dish.

4. Peel and finely chop the onion.
Make sure an adult does the chopping or helps you out

5. To make the sauce:
i) Melt the butter in a saucepan
ii) Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute
iii) Gradually stir in the milk to make a thick white sauce
iv) Add the mustard and stir well
v) Remove from the heat and stir in the 200g of cheddar cheese
Make sure an adult does this bit when working with the hob

6. Drain the pasta and pour into a large saucepan.

7. Mix with the white sauce.

8. Drain the tuna and the sweetcorn.

9. Add the tuna, sweetcorn and red onion to the saucepan and mix well.

9. Chop the parsley and add along with the salt & pepper.
Always make sure an adult chops or helps you to chop

10. Pour into a large oven proof dish and sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the top.

11. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cheese on top has turned a golden brown colour.
Make sure an adult puts things in and out of the oven

12. Remove from the oven and serve.

13. Tuck in and enjoy!

Monty and Granny Tuna and Pasta Bake - fun cooking with kids

Facts about my tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake ingredients

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My Jokes About tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake ingredients

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Colouring-in

Colour in this picture of Granny and I!

Here’s a picture of Granny and I just about to tuck-in, to our tuna and sweetcorn pasta bake- print it off and colour it in – see how much colour you can add! (Mums and Dads – just right click on the image, to download and print) Tuna and Pastabake Colouring Picture


My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game. Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from todays’ recipe. cooking pairs game
Click on the image above, or here to play Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week. Please do share this page – I’d love for everyone else to know just how much fun cooking with kids can be. x
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Hellooo Monkeys

Today I’m excited, as this post is all about one of my favourite chocolate recipes – and I loooooove chocolate)

It’s my Double Chocolate and Orange cookie – it’s absolutely delicious, and the hint of orange gives it a lovely tang!

Cooking with kids - how to make Double Chocolate and Orange Cookies

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

My Double Chocolate Orange Cookies Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

My Jokes about the ingredients in Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

My Colouring-in page – just for Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

Click above to jump to the right spot, or just scroll down to the fun below.



My Story About Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

O is for Orange, as in…..Double Chocolate Orange Cookies!!!

Monty sat with Granny staring at the fruit bowl.

‘Granny, where have all the bananas gone?’ asked Monty ‘all we have left is an orange’

‘Hmmm, let me think Monty’’ said Granny…..’We bought 10 bananas yesterday. You had 2 for breakfast yesterday on toast, then 1 for a snack in the morning, then 2 in the afternoon, then 2 for dinner..then a banana sundae this morning, and a banana split dessert today with 2 bananas…..which makes ten bananas!’

‘Well, I was a bit hungry’ said Monty, chuckling to himself

‘I see, said Granny….but what shall we make with the only orange in the fruit bowl?’

‘I know’ said Monty, ‘Let’s make your double chocolate and orange cookie’

‘Fantastic idea Monty, let’s get cracking!’ – said Granny as she pulled on her apron…

 

Monty’s Double Chocolate Orange Cookies recipe

Monty Double Chocolate and Orange Cookies - fun cooking with kids

by Monty The Monkey,

These Double Chocoalte cookies are gooey and orangey – they taste amazing when cool, and if you’re lucky, you can lick the bowl with the mix in – it’s super chocolatey and orangey!

Have fun!

This recipe involves some knife work and using kitchen gadgets, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 20-30 minutes
Cooking Time: 12-14 minutes
Makes 12 yummy cookies

Ingredients

Dark chocolate (65%) 340g

Milk chocolate 250g

Slightly salted butter 45g

Granulated sugar 250g

3 medium eggs

Coffee paste ¼ teaspoon

Vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon

Plain flour 45g

Baking powder ¼ teaspoon

Orange blossom water ½ teaspoon

Orange zest ½ teaspoon for the cookie mix and a little bit more for decorating the cookies

How to make double chocolate and orange cookies for kids

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/ 180C fan oven/ Gas mark 6

2. Make the coffee paste by placing 1 teaspoon of instant coffee in a small bowl and adding two tablespoons of boiling water. Stir until the coffee dissolves and set aside for later.
Make sure an adult does steps 1 and 2

3. Lightly grease two or three baking trays and line with baking/parchment paper. Set aside for later. (See note at Step 14)

4. When you have weighed out the flour, add the baking powder and cocoa powder to the flour (“the dry ingredients”) and sieve.

5. Break or chop the dark chocolate into small pieces and place in a heatproof bowl above a saucepan of barely simmering water. Stir occasionally until all the chocolate has melted. Do not let the bottom of the bowl touch the water.
Make sure an adult does this bit

6. Chop the milk chocolate into small chunks and set aside for later.
Make sure and adult does steps 5 & 6 (although its fine for children to break the chocolate up with their hands).

7. Put the butter and sugar into a food processor or a large mixing bowl and mix using a hand-held electric mixer. Mix until fully combined – the mixture will look loose and grainy.
Make sure an adult does all the mixing

8. Break the eggs.

9. Add the eggs to the butter and sugar in 3 parts, making sure to scrape round the sides of the mixing bowl or food processor with a spatula after each addition so that all the ingredients are fully combined.

10. Add the coffee and the vanilla extract and mix well.

11. Next add the orange blossom water and the orange zest.

12. Slowly add the dry ingredients and stop mixing when it has been combined fully. Scrape around the edge of the bowl.

13. Add the milk chocolate chunks in 3 parts and mix until just combined.

14. Use an ice cream scoop to scoop out the cookie mix and place on the parchment lined baking tray. Space the cookies out well as they do spread when cooking so place only 4-5 scoops per baking tray.
Note: If you don’t have many baking trays, simply bake the cookies in batches, removing the cookies from the baking tray to a cooling rack when they have cooled a little, then re-line the baking tray and bake the rest of the batch.

15. Put the cookies in the oven for 12 minutes, then check. If they still look wobbly cook for another 2 minutes then remove from the oven. The centres of the cookies should still be slightly soft.
Make sure an adult does this bit
16. Sprinkle a little orange zest on the cookies for decoration.

17. Allow to cool on the baking tray for 5-10 minutes then remove gently using a fish slice or wide spatula to a cooling rack. Allow to cool completely before eating.

18. Tuck in and enjoy! The cookies should be soft and chewy on the inside!

Monty Double Chocolate and Orange Cookies - fun cooking with kids

 

Facts about my Double Chocolate Orange Cookies ingredients

Check out my great facts about my Double Chocolate Orange Cookies ingredients!

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My Jokes About Double Chocolate Orange Cookies ingredients

Check out my great jokes about my Double Chocolate Orange Cookies ingredients!

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Colouring-in

Colour in this picture of Granny and I!

Here’s a picture of Granny and I just about to tuck-in, to our Double Chocolate Orange Cookies- print it off and colour it in – see how much colour you can add! (Mums and Dads – just right click on the image, to download and print)


My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game. Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from todays’ recipe. cooking pairs game
Click on the image above, or here to play Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week. Please do share this page – I’d love for everyone else to know just how much fun cooking with kids can be. x
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Hellooooo Monkeys

Today I’ve got a real treat for you

I’m over half way in my A-Z of kids cooking.

Today, it’s N for Nutella.

Mmmmmm, I love Nutella – and this no-bake cheesecake is easy and delicious!

Cooking with kids - how to make no bake nutella cheesecake

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about Nutella No-bake Cheesecake

My Nutella No-bake Cheesecake Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in Nutella No-bake Cheesecake

My Jokes about the ingredients in Nutella No-bake Cheesecake

My Colouring-in page – just for Nutella No-bake Cheesecake

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

Click above to jump to the right spot, or just scroll down to the fun below.



My Story About Nutella No-bake Cheesecake

N is for Nutella No-bake Cheesecake!!!

Granny was upstairs cleaning the bathroom when she realised that it was very quiet downstairs….very quiet indeed! She wondered what Monty could be up to?

Granny walked into the kitchen to find Monty eating great big spoonfuls of Nutella! “What on earth are you doing Monty?” asked Granny! Monty turned round and he had big smears of Nutella all over his face!

“You have eaten almost half a jar Monty – that is very naughty!” Monty said, with a huge grin on his chocolatey face, “I’m sorry Granny but I just couldn’t wait for your yummy Nutella & hazelnut cheesecake!”

“You are a very cheeky monkey indeed Monty” laughed Granny. “Go and get cleaned up and we’ll go to the shop and by some more Nutella so we can make the cheesecake.”

Check out Granny’s super Nutella and hazelnut cheesecake recipe – we hope you will love it as much as Monty does!

 

Monty’s Nutella No-bake Cheesecake recipe

Monty no bake nutella cheesecake - fun cooking with kids

by Monty The Monkey,

Who doesn’t love Nutella?

That awesome chocolate and hazelnut spread!

It is a bit naughty but every now and again it is the perfect treat! There are lots of ways you can use it – on toast, inside pancakes or simply eat it on it’s own!

I’ve even been known to have the odd sneaky spoonful here and there!!

It’s also fab in desserts and this week Granny is sharing her Nutella and hazelnut cheesecake recipe!

We hope you like it as much as I do!!

This recipe involves some knife work and using other kitchen gadgets, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: NONE! – but 4 hours to chill
Serves 4 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

275g digestive biscuits

70g unsalted butter at room temperature

75g toasted hazelnuts

500g cream cheese

400g Nutella

70g icing sugar

How to make no bake nutella cheesecake for kids

Method

1. Line a 23cm/9 inch round springform tin with baking paper. The best way to do this is to place the tin on the baking paper and draw around it, then cut out the circle of paper and place on the bottom of the tin. Set the tin aside for later.
Make sure an adult cuts the paper

2. Place the biscuits in a food processor and pulse a few times to make a rough crumb.
Make sure an adult uses the food processor, in steps 2 and 3

3. Add the butter to the food processor, along with 1 tbsp of Nutella. Process until well combined.

4. Pour the crumb into the springform tin and press down using either your hands or the back of a spoon, making sure the biscuit mix is spread evenly across the tin.

5. Put in the fridge to chill while you make the topping.

6. Next sieve the icing sugar to remove any lumps.

7. Put the cream cheese, the rest of the Nutella and the icing sugar into a clean bowl and beat with an electric hand mixer until well combined. (You can also use your food processor again for this but make sure to wash the bowl out from earlier before you use it.)
Make sure an adult uses the food processor or blender

8. Remove the base from the fridge and pour this mixture over the base, smoothing the top and making sure the mixture is spread evenly.

9. Chop the hazelnuts into quarters.
Make sure an adult does this bit, it’s a bit tricky

10. Sprinkle the chopped hazelnuts on top of the cheesecake.

11. Place in the fridge to chill for at least 4 hours but preferably overnight – if you can wait that long!

12. Tuck in and enjoy! This tastes best served cold from the fridge!

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My new little cooking game for kids

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Hellooooo Monkeys

Today I’m Mango Mad

I’m Mango Crazy!

I looooove Mangos – and today I’ve got a really easy treat for you to try – my Mango Madness dessert.  If you follow my tips – you can make a tasty dessert that looks super-elegant.

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My Story About Mango Madness Dessert

M is for Mango Madness Dessert!!!

Monty and Granny were out shopping and went to the greengrocers to buy some fruit and vegetables.

Granny saw a great big box of mangos on special offer.

She pressed a couple of them gently to check and knew that they were all ripe and needed to eaten quickly.

She decided to buy the whole box as she really loves mangos and so does Monty!

Granny was smiling all the way home and Monty asked “What are you smiling about Granny?”

Granny said “I thinking about all the wonderful things we can make with these mangoes and am so excited to start cooking and baking when we get home. First of all we will make my Mango Madness dessert”.

“What’s that?” asked Monty

and Granny said “Wait and see..!”

Granny has shared her yummy Mango Madness recipe with you – enjoy!

Monty’s Mango Madness Dessert

Granny shopping for mango yogurt - fun cooking with kids

by Monty The Monkey,

Mangos are soooo delicious – a wonderfully fragrant and juicy fruit which is so versatile it could be included in every meal of the day!

Sweet mangos are often used in desserts and in salsas to go with fish and chicken and unripe/sour mangoes are used to make chutneys and pickles. It is often included in a refreshing drink in India called a mango lassi!

Here is Granny’s gorgeous Mango Madness dessert – it is super easy and really healthy!

Have fun and enjoy!

This recipe involves some knife work, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: NONE! – just 1 hour to chill
Serves 4 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

1 large ripe mango*

400ml greek yogurt

4 tablespoons of honey

12 Gingernut biscuits

Mint

*Mangos can be different colours and a red mango does not mean ripe and green unripe. Gently squeeze the mango to check – if it is ripe, it will “give” slightly. A firm mango will take a few days to ripen at room temperature but you can speed this up by placing them in a paper bag at room temperature.

How to make mango yogurt for kids

Method

1. Stand the mango on a chopping board stem end down and hold. Place your knife about 1/4″ from the widest center line (edge of tallest part of mango) and cut down through the mango. Flip the mango around and repeat this cut on the other side. (The two oval shaped pieces of mango flesh you have just cut off are known as the “cheeks.” What’s left in the middle is mostly the mango seed which you don’t eat.)

2. Next slice into the mango flesh, being careful not to cut through the skin. Turn the mango cheek 90 degrees and cut another set of slices to make a checkerboard pattern.
Make sure an adult does steps 1 and 2

3. Turn the scored mango cheek inside out by pushing the skin up from underneath, and scrape the mango chunks off of the skin with a knife or spoon.

4. Put the gingernut biscuits into a plastic food bag and zip across or tie to close. Then bash the biscuits up with a rolling pin until they are all in crumbs.

5. Place a couple of mango pieces in the bottom of each glass.

6. Split the crushed biscuits equally between the four glasses, placing on top of the mango pieces.

7. Top this with the yogurt, splitting equally between the four glasses.

8. Place the remaining mango chunks on top of the yogurt, drizzle with honey and garnish with a sprig of mint.

9. Tuck in and enjoy!

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My new little cooking game for kids

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Cooking Lamb Koftas with Kids

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Hellooooo Monkeys

Today it’s all about LAMB

Lamb is such an awesome meat – there are so many different ways you can eat it, for example roast leg or shoulder of lamb, in a stew or casserole, lamb cutlets or as mince in a shepherd’s pie, moussaka or in burgers or lamb koftas.

If you don’t know what a kofta is…you can find it all below.
Monty eating lamb koftas - fun cooking with kids As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe! I’ve got:

My story about Lamb Koftas

My Lamb Kofta Recipe

My Mega Facts about the ingredients in Lamb Koftas

My Jokes about the ingredients in Lamb Koftas

My Colouring-in page – just for Lamb Koftas

My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

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My Story About Lamb Koftas

L is for Lamb Koftas!!! L is for Lamb

Monty and Granny were outside in the garden planting some flowers.

All of a sudden, Monty could smell a delicious smell coming from over the fence. He peeked through a hole and could see his neighbour was cooking a barbecue.

‘Granny’, shouted Monty.

‘I can see burgers on the barbecue’

Granny looked over the fence.

‘Why Yes, Monty…… would you like to have a barbecue today?’

‘Yes please Granny’, said Monty, jumping up and down…VERY excited.

‘Wonderful….And I know the perfect thing to make’

said Granny

What’s that?’ asked Monty

‘We’re going to make my special lamb koftas’ said Granny

‘What’s a Kofta’ asked Monty

‘I’ll show you’ said Granny, with a big smile on her face.

And she walked to the kitchen, to start making her famous Lamb Koftas

 

Monty’s Lamb Koftas

Cooking with kids - how to make lamb koftas

by Monty The Monkey,
Lamb is such an awesome meat – there are so many different ways you can eat it, for example roast leg or shoulder of lamb, in a stew or casserole, lamb cutlets or as mince in a shepherd’s pie, moussaka or in burgers or lamb koftas.

Lamb Koftas are delicious pieces of lamb mince, mixed with spices.

This recipe involves some knife work, using heat (the grill/griddle pan or bbq) and other kitchen gadgets so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!


Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes
Serves 8 hungry monkeys

Ingredients

500g lamb mince

1 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons ground coriander

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

Fresh mint

Olive oil for brushing

Lemon

Natural yogurt

Salt & pepper

How to make lamb koftas for kids

Method

1. Peel and crush the garlic cloves.

2. Chop the mint leaves.

3. Place the mince in a large bowl and add the garlic, cumin, coriander and one tablespoon of chopped mint leaves. Add the salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients together until well blended.

4. Divide the mixture into 8 balls, then roll each ball on a chopping board with a cupped hand to turn them into an oval shape.

5. Thread onto 4 metal skewers and brush with oil. You can use wooden skewers but make sure to soak them in water first so they don’t burn when cooking.

Make sure an adult does this bit.

6.  Make the minty yogurt dip:
i) cut a lemon in half and place it on top of a lemon juicer and press down.  Pour out two teaspoons of juice into a bowl.

Make sure an adult does this bit.

ii) add the yogurt and the chopped mint and mix well together.

7. Cooking: You can either cook under a pre-heated grill (on high) or on a griddle pan or barbecue for 3-4 mins each side. Don’t turn until they are well sealed or the meat will stick to the grill or pan. Season if you want, and set aside.

Make sure an adult does this bit.

8. Serve the koftas with the yogurt and mint dip and some flat breads.

9. Tuck in and enjoy!

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My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

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Hellooooo Monkeys

Here’s one of my favourite recipes – a Muffin crammed full of delicious Kiwi fruit – It’s absolutely fantastic.

And the absolute best thing about this – it’s full of lovely fruits!

Wooo hooo!

 

Cooking with kids - how to make kiwi fruit and sultana muffins

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe!

I’ve got:
My story about Kiwi and Sultana Muffins
My Kiwi and Sultana Muffin Recipe
My Mega Facts about the ingredients in Kiwi and Sultana Muffins
My Jokes about the ingredients in Kiwi and Sultana Muffins
My Colouring-in page – just for Kiwi and Sultana Muffins
My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

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My Story About Kiwi and Sultana muffins

K is for Kiwi and Sultana Muffins!!!

Granny was making a fruit salad and chopping up lots of lovely fresh fruit.

Monty picked up a brown hairy fruit and said “Granny, what is this?”.

Granny replied that it was a kiwi fruit and that it tasted delicious and asked Monty if he would like to try some.

Monty said “No thank you Granny, it’s all fuzzy – I don’t think that will taste very nice!”.

Granny sliced one in half so Monty could see the beautiful green fruit, then scooped some out for Monty to try.

“Yummy” said Monty “What else can we make with kiwi fruits?”

“Well”, said Granny “I have the absolute perfect recipe for you to try out”


Monty’s Kiwi and Sultana Muffins

Monty eating kiwi fruit and sultana muffins - fun cooking with kids

by Monty The Monkey,

Kiwi fruit is one of the healthiest foods in the world – nutritionists (people who study food and what is good for you) call it a “super food”.

It is jam packed with vitamins and fibre which keep up healthy and strong. Kiwi fruit is very popular in desserts but can also be used to bake with and can be used in crumbles and tarts.

Check out Granny’s awesome recipe for kiwi fruit muffins with lemon and sultanas.

It was a big hit with Monty – you will love it too!

This recipe involves some knife work and some kitchen gadgets too, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes

Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients
150g self-raising flour
120g caster sugar
dash salt
2 medium eggs
150ml milk
35g butter, melted
3 kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
100g sultanas

How to make kiwi fruit and sultana muffins for kids

Method
1. Turn the oven on to 220C/ 200C Fan/ Gas mark 7 to heat up.
Make sure an adult does this bit.

2. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with muffin cases.

3. Place the flour, sugar and salt (the “dry ingredients”) in a bowl and stir well until fully combined.

4. Put the butter into a small saucepan over a low heat to melt. Be careful not to burn it.
Make sure an adult does this bit.

5. Pour the melted butter into a bowl and add the eggs and milk (the “wet ingredients”) to this. Use an electric mixer to beat this mixture (or you can do it by hand).

6. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze. Add one tablespoon of lemon juice to the wet ingredients and stir well to mix it through evenly.
Make sure an adult does this bit.

7. Peel and chop the kiwi fruit into small pieces.

8. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just moistened.

9. Fold in the kiwi fruit and sultanas.

10. Fill each muffin case three quarters full with the mixture.

11. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes. Test the muffins with a skewer – it if comes out clean the muffins are cooked and you can take them out of the oven. If not, put them back in the oven and check every 2 minutes, testing again with the skewer. Do not bake for more than 20 minutes.

12. Allow the muffins to sit in the muffin tray for 5 minutes before removing from the tray and placing on a wire rack to cool. Make sure the muffins are completely cool before you eat them.
Make sure an adult does steps 11 & 12.

13. Enjoy!!

Cooking with kids - how to make kiwi fruit and sultana muffins


Facts about my Kiwi and Sultana Muffins ingredients

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My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game.
Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from todays’ recipe.

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Click on the image above, or here to play
Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week.

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Monty’s Super Easy Jaffa Cake Recipe for kids

Hellooooo Monkeys

Who doesn’t love a jaffa cake??

The sponge, orange jelly and chocolate combination is an absolute classic! You can really impress your friends with Granny’s home-made jaffa cakes! The extra thick jelly slice is a winner!!

Cooking with kids - how to make jaffa cakes

As always I’ve put lots of goodies on this page – including my famous ‘pairs game’ with all the ingredients from this week’s recipe!

I’ve got:
My story about Jaffa Cakes
My Jaffa Cake Recipe
My Mega Facts about the ingredients in my Jaffa Cakes
My Jokes about the ingredients in Jaffa Cakes
My Colouring-in page – just for Jaffa Cakese
My New Pairs Game – just for this recipe

Click above to jump to the right spot, or just scroll down to the fun below.

 

My Story About Jaffa Cakes 

J is for Jaffa Cakes!!!

Monty had eaten a few jaffa cakes, quite a few in fact!!

Granny saw him staring at the centre of a jaffa cake and then he asked “Granny, how does the orange bit get in the jaffa cake?”

Granny decided to show him so she went to the shop and bought all the ingredients to make some home made jaffa cakes. She was very busy that day so decided not to bake the sponge base and just buy one instead and cut it up for individual cakes.

Granny cut a madeira cake into some small squares and also some small discs so they look more like the original jaffa cakes, then Monty helped her to make the jelly.

It took a while to set a he was getting a bit impatient but a few hours later they melted the chocolate and started to put the cakes together.

Monty loved it and thought it was really clever how all the layers were put together to make these lovely cakes!

Monty ate a few of Granny’s jaffa cakes (especially as the jelly layer in Granny’s cake was much bigger), quite a few in fact!!

Monty’s Super Easy Jaffa Cakes 

Cooking with kids - how to make jaffa cakes

by Monty The Monkey,

This recipe is a lot of fun – you get to take a very famous cake and make your own version at home!

There are quite a few steps in this recipe and so we decided to cheat a little and speed things up by using a shop bought madeira cake for the base. If you have time, by all means make one yourself and then cut into small slices to use as the base for the cakes. If you prefer, you could use ready made plain fairy cakes (i.e no icing/decoration) and then cut them in half for the base.

You can experiment in so many different ways with this – you can cut the sponge and jelly into squares, circles, rectangles or triangles – just make sure that you cut them the same size. You can also try different flavours or jelly and jam for the middle layer eg raspberry or strawberry!

Have fun and enjoy!

This recipe involves some knife work and some kitchen gadgets too, so please make sure an adult handles these parts of the recipe! Always be careful in the kitchen but remember to have fun too!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Preparation Time: up to 45 minutes (includes assembling the cakes)
Cooking Time: None, but you need to let the jelly set for a few hours

Ingredients
One small shop bought madeira cake
1 x 135g packet of orange jelly
125ml boiling water
1 tablespoon of orange marmalade
200g dark chocolate, 70% cocoa solids

How to make jaffa cakes with kids

Method
1. Chop the jelly into pieces.

2. Boil the kettle and pour 125ml into a measuring jug. Add the jelly and the marmalade and stir until dissolved.

3. Pour into a baking tray or a large dish so that the jelly is 0.5cm thick. Set aside until it has completely cooled down, then put in the fridge to set. This will take a few hours.

4. Cut the madeira cake into slices which are 0.5cm thick, then trim each slice down to 3cm x 3cm. You can cut into disc shapes using a small cookie cutter if you prefer.

5. When the jelly has completely set, cut into pieces the same size as the cake base.

6. Boil a kettle and pour into a saucepan and put on a medium heat.

7. Break the chocolate into small pieces and put in a heatproof bowl and place on top of the saucepan. The bottom of the bowl should not be touching the water.

8. Stir the chocolate until it has melted and looks glossy and smooth. Take off the heat and allow to cool slightly for 2 minutes.

9. Place the cake and jelly squares on top of a cooling rack and put some paper underneath.

10. Spoon the chocolate over each cake, making sure the jelly is fully covered. Use a pastry brush to to make sure all the sides are coated in chocolate.

11. Allow to cool and then put in the fringe to set.

12. Tuck in and enjoy!

Enjoy

Monty eating jaffa cakes - fun cooking with kids


Facts about my Jaffa Cake ingredients

And here are some AMAZING facts about my Jaffa Cakes and their ingredients

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1. Marmalade is made from the fruit and peel of citrus fruits like oranges, limes and grapefruit, boiled down with water and sugar. Using the peel as well makes it different from jam, which is made only with the fruit.

 

jaffa cake fact 4

2.. Jaffa cakes were first created by McVitie’s in 1927 and in their factories today, they make 2,000 jaffa cakes per minute.

 

 

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3. Marmalade is usually eaten on toast for breakfast but marmalade sandwiches are a particular favourite of Paddington Bear!

 

 

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4. A jaffa cake is a cake and not a biscuit. This is because a jaffa cake will harden and go stale like cakes do, whereas biscuits go soft.

 

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5. Over 1 billion jaffa cakes are eaten very year!

My Jokes About My Jaffa Cake ingredients

Check out my great jokes about by Jaffa Cake ingredients!

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[Tweet "Q. What do you call people who love to drink hot chocolate?
A. Cocoa-nuts!"]

 

jaffa cake joke 3

[Tweet "Q. Why did the man lose his job at the orange juice factory?
A. Because he couldn’t concentrate"]

jaffa cake joke 2

Q. Why did the orange stop rolling down the hill?
A. He ran out of juice!

jaffa cake joke 1

Q. What is an astronaut’s favourite chocolate bar?
A. A Mars bar!

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Colour in this picture of me eating Jaffa Cakes with Granny

Here’s a picture of me eating Jaffa Cakes with Granny – print it off and colour it in - see how much colour you can add!

(Mums and Dads – just right click on the image, to download and print)
Jaffa Cake Colouring Picture


My New Pairs Game

My new little cooking game for kids

Check out my fun new game.
Match the pairs to reveal a surprise picture from todays’ recipe.

cooking pairs game
Click on the image above, or here to play
Have fun – and make sure you come back!

That’s it for this week.

Please do share this page – I’d love for everyone else to know just how much fun cooking with kids can be.

x

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