We all know that kids can be notoriously fussy eaters. So we asked our parent community what meals had their kids eaten (and liked) that really surprised them. Maybe this will give you the confidence and inspiration to try new dishes with your little ones next year?
Talya from Motherhood: The Read Deal thought she’s never get away with adding spinach into her pancake mix, but her daughter practically whoops every time she makes these for breakfast.
Lisa from Mum Dad Plus 4 said she served up slow cooked ox cheeks, with meaty gravy and homemade chips and cheese. Her kids now love this dish.
Daddy and Dad’s Jamie took his kids to a stylish Vietnamese restaurant and they surprised them by how adventurous they were! They tried loads of new flavours and textures.
Mummy’s Little Monkey blogger Jacqui said her youngest a really fussy eater but she got her to try salt and pepper squid in Bali and loved it. It’s now a firm favourite whenever they go out for dinner.
Mandy from Veggielicious says her picky eater won’t eat fruit or veg, but will eat spicy food.
Fab Food 4 All’s Camilla shared that her daughter isn’t at all keen on spinach, but when it’s served up as part of her poached egg and garlic spinach bagel, the whole family, including her daughter, love it.
Lauren from Dilan and Me says her five year-old son is firmly in the beige stage, but he absolutely loves olives.
Soph Obsesed’s Sophie said her little one tried snails when they want to France and he adored them.
Emma booked her and her oldest daughter on to a sushi class. The Crazy With Twins blogger said that her daughter liked the sushi more than she did!
What did your little ones try and love that surprised you? Share in the comments below.