Tasty French Recipes You Can Teach Your Children

Teaching the kids how to cook is not an easy task to do. Although kids are always excited about trying out new things in the kitchen, it is always safe to start with the simpler recipes so that they get a hold of it before they dive into the cooking. In the starting as a parent of a guardian, you need to be careful about your child handling the knife and the head. Kids do not have the grasp over the cutlery as we do and can cut themselves easily. Also, the kids do not have an understanding of hot and cold things in the kitchen. So it is important to teach them how to use everything carefully.

Additionally, if your child is very small make sure you only let them stand by you when you cook and not let them do anything dangerous. It is a great way to teach the child by showing them how to cook than making them do it. Later on, when they are bigger, you can cook with them and have some quality bonding time.

Crepe Ingredients

The recipes that you can cook with your children or teach your children cannot be complicated. They are beginners and showing them complicated recipes can confuse them. Hence make sure that you start with something simple.


Here are a few French recipes that you can teach your children how to make:


Crepes in French mean pancakes and who does not like pancakes. Only these pancakes are little thinner than the original ones. These are kid’s favorites, and your child will be eager to learn how to make them.


  • 1.5 Cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • one tablespoon sugar

    Perfect crepes recipe topped with nutella and strawberries.

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • Butter or oil for cooking


  • Take a bowl and break the eggs in it. Now beat the eggs until light and fluffy.
  • Add vanilla extract, milk, sugar, salt and flour to the milk. Blend this mixture to form a thick but smooth paste.
  • Add the baking powder to the mixture and start blending again.
  • Take a nonstick pan and add some butter to it.
  • Take some batter and spread it in the pan just enough that it covers the bottom of the frying pan.
  • When the batter is cooked and starts forming bubbles, take it out on a plate. Repeat this every time you need to make another Crepe.
  • Serve it hot with chocolate syrup and milk.


Cubes eggplants ratatouille

We are sure that your kids have watched the movie Ratatouille and the thought of making this dish have excited them a lot. Ratatouille is not at all a difficult dish to cook and can be easily done by a kid.


  • Cubes of 1 eggplant
  • Sliced Zucchini, 2
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • two tomatoes in quarters
  • Medium onion chopped
  • Olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Garlic cloves 2


The steps are as follows:

  • Take a skillet and pour ¼ cup olive oil and let it head.
  • Once the oil is heated, add the eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, tomatoes, and onions.
  • Sauté them and add salt and pepper.
  • Now put in some garlic and stir everything together.
  • Put the lid on and let it simmer for 15 minutes till the vegetables are cooked properly.

These are the two very easy dishes that your child can make under your guidance. Make sure that in the case of Ratatouille, you do all the cutting and chopping and then give the cut vegetables to your child.