In the early stage of my baby’s life, I always dreamed about The Baby Snacks. Meaning, that it would be so easy just to wake up and serve breakfast for 3 of us, instead of running for a milk straight away. And I succeeded.

Food became priority, but not must and immediately. You surely know what I am talking about.
Nowadays, we nicely sit and prepare breakfast together. Only then, we start eating.

The Regime

When my baby was very little, I fed her milk around 10 – 12 times a day, mostly during the days.
She has always been a very good eater. More firm food made the frequency to 7 – 8 meals a day.

The urgue of milk is still there, of course. I have to make a note how important milk is in life of the baby. Not only for the first year, but years to follow. If you want your baby to love his/her baby “coffee” as long as they can, do not offer convenient alternatives.

Especially milk products like flavoured milk desserts or drinks. It doesn’t mean that you can never offer any of these goodies. I do as well, of course. Just try to be wise and prioritize, especially with milk.

Nowadays, milk is a supplement to a firm food. Therefore, I call it kind of baby coffee.

I make a difference between the snacks and desserts. Desserts are occasional replacements of the planned regime. Not must, something above regular meals of the regime.

Baby Snacks represent the following: breakfast, dinners (as I prepare warm lunches) and brunches.

The recipes are all regulars in my kitchen and very yummy. Sometimes not only for babies, of course.

Easy Farmer’s Cheese Fondue

Easy Farmer’s Cheese Fondue

Easy Farmer’s Cheese Fondue Recipe has been for many years in our family book. Originally, I remember the recipe from the TV when I was a kid and my favourite Slovak actor was baking it in the show. Ever since, … Continued

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Amazing Rhubarb, Strawberry and Vanilla Marmalade

Amazing Rhubarb, Strawberry and Vanilla Marmalade

Nothing tricky about any of my marmalade recipes, but still impressive taste of Amazing Rhubarb, Strawberry and Vanilla Marmalade. This is the base, which you can spice up or flavour up with an aromatic alcohol or herbs. No limits to … Continued

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Springish Green Asparagus Quiche

Springish Green Asparagus Quiche

Asparagus is one of my top spring vegetables that I am desperately searching for every spring. In countries I live in, it is very seasonal, therefore, there is limited time to enjoy it. I always gotta do the most of … Continued

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Very Chocolate Hot Cross Buns with Cranberries

Very Chocolate Hot Cross Buns with Cranberries

Do you fancy chocolate bread? I am talking about a good quality bitter dark chocolate bread. If so, this is the way to go on Easter – Very Chocolate Hot Cross Buns with Cranberries. As I have mentioned many times, … Continued

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Fresh Cheese Roll

Fresh Cheese Roll

Parties, weddings, any kind of festive occasions of my childhood reminds me of this recipe – Fresh Cheese Roll. You can add salami, ham, smoked salmon and layer with a spread you are in the mood for: egg, crab, garlic, … Continued

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Puff Pastry Veggie Bites

Puff Pastry Veggie Bites

This one is truly one of my oldest recipes during the long period of me, being a vegetarian. I used to visit a friend of mine in the West of Slovakia and once she treated me to this easy and … Continued

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Easy Pear Compote

Easy Pear Compote

My memory of the pear compote goes to Sunday’s lunch. Pairing with roasted chicken and rice is one of the most common in the countries I come from. Pears, cherries, peaches, you name it. My grandmother has been a master … Continued

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Silky Cheddar Dip

Silky Cheddar Dip

Do you know how to make a creamy and spicy cheesy dip? I didn’t. Unfortunately until now, I did not master it at home. I was just searching for the exact same taste as the well-known store-brand products. My favourite … Continued

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Basic Sour Cherry Marmalade

Basic Sour Cherry Marmalade

This recipe is very easy as it is with my other preserve recipes. However, for sour cherry marmalade it is quite crucial, what sort of fruit you are processing. Firstly, I have got lovely large sour cherries. Those are perfect … Continued

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Easy Balkan Tzatziki Salad

Easy Balkan Tzatziki Salad

Can you feel the summer vibe? Every time I make this Easy Balkan Tzatziki Salad, I feel like it is 35 degrees out there. Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, you name it. Cucumber, fresh dill, thick yoghurt and nuts are totally refreshing … Continued

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Sexy Cranberries

Sexy Cranberries

Fall, Winter, these are the seasons, which belong to these beautiful shiny fruits found in acid bogs. Cranberries are a good source of vitamin C, they are primary used fresh, dried or processed – Sexy Cranberries. When using cranberries fresh, … Continued

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Delicious Hungarian Fried Bread

Delicious Hungarian Fried Bread

My Delicious Hungarian Fried Bread truly belongs to my TOP fast food, even it is meatless. There is no festive occasion in countries I come from (former Austria-Hungary Empire), where “Lángos” isn’t been served. In Slovakia, it is traditionally doused … Continued

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Sugar Buchteln

Sugar Buchteln

A beautiful smell of home. Buchteln, Buchty or sweet sugar rolls. Nicely risen yeast dough, served with Applemus, vanilla sauce or pears. In the countries I come from they are traditionally filled with a mixture from poppy, plum marmalade or … Continued

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Satisfying Ricotta Snail

Satisfying Ricotta Snail

Ricotta Cheese is one of my favourite Italian products. This fresh ingredient has a quite versatile culinary use in savory, as well as in sweet dishes. The cheese makes a very comforting pizza topping, pasta filling, and brings any cake … Continued

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Easy Egg and Tuna Spread

Easy Egg and Tuna Spread

Incredibly fast and satisfying fix for any lunch or snack – Easy Egg and Tuna Spread. You can serve it with salad or veggies on the side to your liking. My personal favourites are fresh tomatoes and Iceberg Salad. Play … Continued

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Healthy Fluffy Flapjacks

Healthy Fluffy Flapjacks

A nice and comforting alternative to a sweet obvious classic – Whole-wheat Healthy Fluffy Flapjacks. Slightly different in taste as we are used to from a plain flour. However, they are incredibly soft, moist and indeed tasty. I recommend them … Continued

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Fresh Mint Lemonade

Fresh Mint Lemonade

Summer is here. Incredible effect of low-pressure and refreshing treat in one, wonderful during hot days – Fresh Mint Lemonade. The best is to let it work in a fridge for a couple of hours. If you fancy you can, … Continued

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Easy Orange Flapjacks

Easy Orange Flapjacks

Beautiful and easy weekend breakfast, for lovers of oranges – Easy Orange Flapjacks. Serve them with a lovely orange relish and almonds or just like that with some nice home made marmalade and plain yoghurt. Yummy! Easy Orange Flapjacks are … Continued

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Czech sweet festive classic

Czech Sweet Festive Classic

Valašské frgále – Czech sweet festive classic, incredibly delicious and crazy satisfying! These beautiful yeast cakes are originated, accordingly to their name, in the region of Moravian Wallachia. Traditionally, they have been made during all important occasions like weddings, birthdays, … Continued

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Wonderful Cinnamon Waffles

Wonderful Cinnamon Waffles

This waffle batter recipe has been inspired by my favourite show – “Kluci v akcii”. Rich in flavour and light at the same time. The only problem is that you can hardly stop eating them – Wonderful Cinnamon Waffles. You … Continued

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Easter Hot Cross Buns 2 ways

Hot Cross Buns 2 ways

I present Hot Cross Buns – a world known classic, ideal for a cup of tea or coffee. Hot Cross Buns by its meaning: the cross representing crucifixion of Jesus Christ, spices resemble embalming of his body. Traditionally, the buns … Continued

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Sweet Chocolate Waffles

Sweet Chocolate Waffles

Waffles, waffles and more waffles. Who wouldn’t love them? I have to admit that a waffle maker is a very addictive tool. However, if you implement a couple of good recipes and treat yourself occasionally, for instance during the weekends … Continued

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Bulgarian Cheese Classic

Bulgarian Cheese Classic

Today is the day when I give you my personal Banitsa recipe. Bulgarian Cheese Classic, eaten in any occasions. Regularly on breakfasts or more festive during the holidays. When visiting Bulgaria, you can see those small Banitsa stands in every … Continued

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Pizza Celebration Treats

Pizza Celebration Treats

Have you ever met a child who doesn’t like a homemade pizza? Depends on the toppings, perhaps. Pizza Celebration Treats should be A MUST for any party, snack or slow weekend cooking dinner. As my little one is a pizza … Continued

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Birthday Festive Brioche

Birthday Festive Brioche

The best breakfast ever, for the small ones and grown ups, too – Birthday Festive Brioche. My daughter isn’t too much into sweets. This is a great alternative. Not too sweet and very special at the same time. Traditionally, in … Continued

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My Plum Marmalade

My Plum Marmalade

Following up my summer production, I present you My Plum Marmalade. Similarly to my other marmalades, it is quite easy to make. Do not believe it takes a lot of time. It depends on how much harvest you have been … Continued

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My Blueberry Sauce

My Blueberry Sauce

My Blueberry Sauce is a very good base for any fruit oriented dish. It can be done from frozen or fresh blueberries. You can make it more liquid (using only 1 spoon of vanilla powder pudding mix), more lemony or … Continued

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Mountain Fruity Waffles

Mountain Fruity Waffles

Hm, smell of my childhood. High Tatras are our most beautiful mountains, at least in Slovakia. We used to go there with my family every summer for some quality hiking. As a child, I really didn’t enjoy challenging myself in … Continued

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Baby Snacks

Seasonal Baby Fruit Treats

In this chapter, I am going to present you Seasonal Baby Fruit Treats. Starting in a high summer season with Refreshing Strawberry Sorbet. Basically, you can try to make the following recipes with any seasonal fruits of your liking. For … Continued

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Strawberry Marmalade

My Strawberry Marmalade

My Strawberry Marmalade – very favourite in my family, especially with pancakes. I can also recommend it with Easy Almond Croissants Recipe. I like to keep the pieces and make it thicker, just the way marmalade should be. High content … Continued

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My very favourite Orthodox Cake

My very favourite Orthodox Cake

I ate so many of them and I am always looking forward to make one, especially during Easter Holidays – My very favourite Orthodox Cake. This is a very traditional Bulgarian Easter Cake called Козунак, served after Holy Saturday’s Celebration … Continued

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My New Year’s Brioche Breakfast

My New Year’s Brioche Breakfast

In countries I come from, this is the most popular breakfast among grown ups or little ones. Vianočka, as we call it in Slovak, is braided traditionally during the Holiday Season. Tradition of my little family is for The New … Continued

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Christmas Breakfast

Christmas Breakfast

Christmas breakfast should always be a little bit more special. Don’t you think so? It implies to any other holiday we like to enjoy. This is the only time of the year when I actually make this recipe. It is … Continued

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Party Cheesy Sticks

Party Cheesy Sticks

Cheesy sticks are the most glamorous snack for any kind of event, even New Year’s Eve. Let me tell you, this dough is a joy to work with. It is not sticky and it doesn’t need to rest. Another perfect way … Continued

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Cinnamon Flapjacks

Cinnamon Flapjacks

A perfect recipe for everyone who likes pancakes with a twist – Cinnamon Flapjacks. The world’s classic, you can never go wrong. Enjoy them with your beloved at the lazy weekends. I used buttermilk to give the batter smoother texture. … Continued

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