The Baby is slowly developing an interest in the food I am offering her. She liked so far pear, parsnip and peas but more or less completely rejected sweet potato and carrot. It is a slow process... In the meantime, I got slightly obsessed with the different weaning accessories out there.
I am spending a lot of time these days steaming and mashing fruit and vegetables for the Baby. However, it is all quite fun with the Beaba Babycook (http://www.beabausa.com/product-babycook.cfm) which does most of the work for me. I do not need any pans and have hardly any washing up to do. Apart from steaming and blending it also defrosts and heats previously prepared food portions. And, its lime green colour even matches our new kitchen!
A friend has asked me to send her the itinerary for our Sicily trip last spring. As there may be others who find that the only way of getting over the sad fact that the Christmas holidays are over is booking a nice holiday in a sunny place, I set it out below: