51. The big freeze
Making friends with your freezer can help you produce a delicious home-cooked meal anytime.
If your freezer contains nothing more than a packet of fish fingers and a bag of frozen peas, then a little foresight can save you time and money in the long run.
Whether you’re weaning your baby, have a fussy toddler with a variable appetite or need to feed school-age kids now – cooking in larger quantities and storing meals in the freezer can save a huge amount of time, money and stress.
Babies eat such tiny quantities of food at first – it’s well worth cooking up a couple of batches of fruit or vegetable purée and freezing them in ice-cube trays to defrost whenever you need them.
To make a purée: peel, core and chop ...