• Day 4 of Weaning

    Time to try some “real food.” But first – I have to talk about me! Since today is a public holiday, I decided to make a batch of pear puree and carrot puree from home instead of in my state-of-the-art industrial baby food kitchen. This reminded me exactly how long it takes to make a batch of baby food at home – I am talking about just one type of the most simple puree you could make. Let’s get started – first, I had to sanitize every single countertop and every piece of kitchen equipment and utensil that I planned...

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  • 2nd and 3rd days of Weaning

    Day 2 we stuck to our rice just to make sure the solids still suited – and they did. We tried some practically air Millet mixed with milk on Day 3. Millet didn’t seem to make her quite as happy as the rice. I myself always give the food a taste – what good chef wouldn’t? Admittedly, the millet had a distinctly bitter taste to it, despite being mixed with sweetish tasting milk. We will table the millet for a little while!

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  • First Day of Weaning Ava

    Our baby Ava has taken like a fish to water with regards to solids. She definitely gets that from my side of the family – we come from a long line of bakers, pasta makers, and tomato sauce connoisseurs. Our first foray into food begins with her milk mixed with organic (gluten free – free of everything – this stuff might as well be air!) baby rice. I had the gut feeling (no pun intended) that this baby girl (whilst petit and fine boned ) was absolutely ready to start eating some solids. She started waking up at 3am, then...

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