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A couple of weeks ago we received an email from a visitor asking which type of apple would be best for her baby… red or green? The fact is that...

Apples are a very popular choice as a first food for babies. They cook to a perfect texture, many are naturally sweet – and apple blends wonderfully with a variety of other foods! There are also many health benefits associated with eating apples – so when your parents told YOU that ‘An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away’, they may well have been...

We received a message yesterday from Stephanie in the US, asking which are the best types of apples and pears to use in baby food recipes. We thought this information might be useful to everyone, so here’s our reply… “The best apples for making baby food are those that are naturally sweet – this, of course, avoids the need for extra sweeteners...

Paige from Minnesota wrote to us yesterday because she has been trying to make applesauce for her 7 month old daughter Brianna. The problem is that it always comes out runny and I literally have to pour it off the spoon and into her mouth. What am I doing wrong? The common mistake that people make when preparing homemade applesauce is overcooking the apples. The mixture...