Fun for an older child to help make, and wonderful to use as a decoration in a baby’s nursery, this selection of rainbow mobiles is a modern take on an old favourite. Cheering. How-to
Harvest time is fast approaching. Connect with the ancient countryside, and make some pre-Christian corn dollies. We love these heart-shaped ones – they make great autumnal decorations for your mantelpiece. How-to
These mini snacks are the easiest thing in the world to make – you don’t even need to fire up the oven. Brilliant for an easy weekend lunch or a mid-afternoon-in-front-of-a-film treat. Recipe here
Filling, hearty and loved by kids, butternut squash is in season. Find inspiration for new recipes here. We love the black bean and butternut squash burritos, and the caponata is delicious and incredibly versatile for post-school, easy teatimes.
We’ve been out foraging for blackberries already – it doesn’t get better than fresh-from-the-bramble fruit. This smoothie recipe suits warm days.
Super-fresh figs are in the shop right now (or, if you’re really lucky, you may have a tree in your garden). Make the most of the short season with these recipes from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (our kids go nuts for the roasted figs with honey and ricotta).
Still hanging on by your fingernails to the last of the holidays? Keep that summer feeling going by making your own miniature campsite – this tiny, tented utopia comes with no noisy neighbours, sausage-stealing dogs or stinky toilets. More here