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Annabel Karmel’s Christmas Recipes

Season’s Eatings from Annabel KarmelSanta Claus is coming to town… and he’ll need to refuel! It’s no secret that he’s partial to a mince pie (or two) to help him on his merry way, but don’t forget that Christmas can also be a great time to add a little adventure to the family menu. The festive season is such an [...]

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Ready Veggie Go!!! Alternative tips to get your child to eat vegetables this Christmas

With December here, we all are looking forward to the age-old traditions for the festive period.Decorating the tree, watching the kids in the nativity play, the work Christmas party, and the first mulled wine of the season... the list goes on. One tradition that parents don’t always look forward to though is the battle with [...]

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Annabel Karmel’s National Sandwich Day Recipes

To celebrate National Sandwich Day on 3rd November, we asked our friend and collaborative partner Annabel Karmel to give you her best sandwich ideas for all the family…The humble sarnie... one of the most heroed British culinary inventions and yet often unfairly dismissed as an ‘uninspiring’ lunch time option. What’s not to like? Quick, easy, [...]

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Annabel Karmel’s National Apple Day Recipes

It’s National Apple Day on the 21stOctober and here at Bibetta we have asked one of our favourite household names, Annabel Karmel to share her favourite apple recipes with you. Read on for more!“I welcome any excuse to shine a spotlight on this fabulous fruit! Not only does the apple make up part of the [...]

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We are stacking them up!

Well it’s been a great couple of weeks here at Bibetta HQ and we wanted to share our fantastic news with you, our Bibetta family… We are absolutely blown away to have been awarded four awards in September and be shortlisted for one more. These awards are voted for by real everyday parents and also [...]

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5 rules for turning the volume down on crazy play dates

5 rules for turning the volume down on crazy play datesPlay dates can bring huge benefits.Sometimes, the prospect of some adult conversation and a change of scene can be what keep parents sane.For children, particularly those who are more shy or do not attend a nursery, the benefits can be immeasurable.Play and games are vital [...]

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5 ideas for sensory play for under 2s

5 ideas for sensory play for under 2sKeeping a young child entertained is a job in itself. The games they love and enjoy one day, can quickly become less stimulating as the brain develops, leaving a child easily bored with the same activities.Stimulating the sensesPlay encourages children to use their creativity, and without them even knowing it, they are learning.It stimulates their imagination [...]

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National Parks Week - Best beaches and parks for summer days out

Best beaches and parks for summer days outWith the end of school term fast approaching, summer days out only are a hair's breadth away. Sunny starts and sundowners mean that it is easily our favourite time of year.And with the Great British weather being surprisingly hot, sunny and calm this year, almost like being in Greece, it’s the perfect year [...]

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Mess free ideas for Children’s Art Week 2018

Do you love doing arts and crafts with your child, but can’t bear the tidying up?Well, like most parents, you’re not alone!However, the advantages of joining your child in this kind of activity far outweigh the negatives. From encouraging creativity to help them express themselves, learning through sensory play, honing fine motor skills or improving visual processing, children do benefit [...]

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Baby-Led Weaning with Annabel Karmel the UK’s No.1 children’s cookery author

My mission has always been to help give babies, children and families the very best start in life with my recipes. I’ve been writing cookery books for over 26 years now (with book numbers 44 and 45 coming out this summer!) but when I was writing my first book, the idea of owning a cookbook on feeding your baby [...]

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