Halloween is a powerful marker for the turning of the seasons, and for children in particular – with many celebrations canceled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is even more reason to celebrate. This year. And there is no better place to do it than in the kitchen.
Even toddlers can assemble spiders from tea cakes and chocolate sticks, or make fantastic insect sandwiches. Older kids can get involved in “grown-up” dishes, like a tasty but spooky black rice or a creamy soup with stringy, stretchy cheese – served in a witch’s cauldron or a pumpkin.
A ghostly baked Alaska is a snap to put together and a good show, but if you want something on a smaller scale, oranges make perfect mini “pumpkins” filled with orange jelly and decorated with spooky faces. .
And if you carve a pumpkin lantern, put it in the fridge at the end of the evening to slice and roast it the next day, rub it with oil and crushed garlic – 30 minutes at 200C / 180C fan / gas 6 will do. Eat the pumpkin quarters with a drizzle of pomegranate molasses and chopped cilantro. Even after Halloween, the magic continues.
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Perfect for little hands to assemble (once slicing done by an adult). Here is how to do them.
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This notice was published: 2021-10-29 12:38:11