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  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton

The After School Cookbook: 120 quick, easy, affordable recipes for your hungry kids from My Daddy Cooks

Nick Coffer

3 Reviews

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Prose: non-fiction, Cooking, General cookery & recipes, Cooking for/with children

100 quick easy affordable recipes for your hungry kids from My Daddy Cooks

Quick, easy, and affordable recipes for your hungry kids from the creator of video blog and the food hero in Sainsbury's Make Your Roast Go Further campaign.

Nick Coffer creates meals that are not only yummy but will refuel the kids for that tricky period after school. In The After School Cookbook Nick shares his secrets for quick and tasty family food, aimed at keeping your kids full of energy whether they are a toddler or a teenager.

Using simple techniques and good value, easy-to-find ingredients, this book will be an essential part of your daily routine, giving inspiration for delicious quick dishes that will keep the whole family looking forward to meal times.

Mind The Gap Snacks to be eaten on the run after the school bell has rung
Ready When You Get Home Cook ahead food for famished families
Saving Your Bacon Cheap but yummy dinners
Speed of Night The quickest of quick cook recipes
Here Today Still Here Tomorrow Make the most of leftovers
Inspired Lunch Boxes Midday meals, perfect for school
Ready-Made Meals Made By You Why buy it when you can make it?
2+2 = 7 Meals that go a long way, for unexpected play dates
Genius Treats All the sweet treats you could ever need

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Praise for The After School Cookbook: 120 quick, easy, affordable recipes for your hungry kids from My Daddy Cooks

  • Review of MY DADDY COOKS: I have never worked my way through a book like I have done with My Daddy Cooks! - Cathy Ranson, editor of

  • Review of MY DADDY COOKS: Nick Coffer, of the video blog, and his son Archie whip up a storm in this 100-recipe book. It's not all cupcakes, either - the baked risotto and Mexican lasagne is dinner-party standard. - Independent

  • Review of MY DADDY COOKS: Nick Coffer's book My Daddy Cooks is full of what he calls "Tuesday night food" - lots of quick kitchen to table dishes which are nonetheless made from scratch - clever, simplified meals, with no reliance on anything processed. - Guardian

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Nick Coffer

Thanks to his parents, Nick Coffer has been eating fresh, tasty meals all his life, but his real love affair with food began when he lived in France in his twenties. After the recession led him to wind down his drinks' distribution company, Nick became a stay-at-home dad, looking after his toddler, Archie. In 2009 he launched, the hugely successful video blog, which shows Nick and his son cooking together in their tiny kitchen in Watford. Nick presents Nick presents a weekly food and drink programme on BBC radio, and lives with Archie, baby Matilda and wife Jo. My Daddy Cooks is his first book.

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