At Junior we love The Silver Spoon for Children, which was republished last year to celebrate its 10th Anniversary, so we are beyond excited that a new volume has been added to the set – The Silver Spoon: Recipes for Babies.
This is a wonderful collection of recipes that introduce the Italian way of eating to a much younger audience. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients, healthy eating and steps-free weaning, the recipes cover the period of a child’s food development from weaning at six months to the toddler years at age two. With 50 authentic Italian recipes, from nutritious purees to a child’s first carbonara (as shared here), couscous, risotto and pizza, each has been double-tested in a home kitchen and are accompanied by expert tips, making this the perfect manual for all parents.
More recipes: Why not try The Silver Spoon: Recipes for Babies – Baby’s first “risi e bisi” or risotto with peas?
What’s more, The Silver Spoon: Recipes for Babies, means easy to cook baby foods using the same ingredients often used to prepare the entire family’s meals – making mealtimes easier for all the family. One such recipe is this Italian classic for baby’s first creamy pasta Carbonara.
- vegetable stock (broth) 1 cup/240 ml/8 fl oz
- short angel hair soup noodles 2 tbsp
- egg yolk 1 small
- grated hard cheese, such as Parmesan 1 tsp
- extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp
Start with half an egg yolk:
This first version of the classic pasta carbonara uses only the yolk of a small egg, which can be introduced to infants in the eleventh month. If you have a large egg at home, separate the yolk onto a plate and beat with a fork. Remove one or two teaspoons of yolk from the plate and mix the rest with the grated cheese. Because a high protein intake is not recommended for children under the age of 12 months, just a very small amount of grated cheese is added. Make sure you use only the best quality and freshest of eggs when feeding your baby.
Gluten-free, vegetarian, suitable for refrigeration, suitable for freezing.
THE SILVER SPOON: RECIPES FOR BABIES (published by Phaidon) is out on April 24th 2020
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>> More Recipes from the Silver Spoon for Children …Why not try Classic Lasagne from The Silver Spoon for Children and enjoy this with The Silver Spoon Home-made Focaccia and finish with The Silver Spoon Banana Cream Pudding for dessert?