Highdays & Other Days: What’s to Eat, Mum?

Highdays & Other Days: What’s to Eat, Mum?

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Tommy the Tortoise Cake, Kiddy Kebabs, Peter’s Very Hungry Caterpillar - all these (and more!) are served in this episode of Highdays & Other Days.

Bags of icing, an assortment of colourful decorations, a variety of cutters and shapes - the sky is the limit but on a more serious note, Jenny also points out one needs to “remember that in cooking for our children we are laying down the foundation of their eating habits for the rest of their lives.”

The studio kitchen, backdrop to Jenny’s cookery show, is the epitome of rustic charm. Here she prepares a range of dishes - varying in difficulty from the very simple to the most sophisticated - for special occasions. Whether it's Sunday lunch for the family, or a children's birthday party, or a picnic, or a party buffet, Jenny provides you with a host of easy-to-follow recipes and tips.


Jennifer Ann Bristow is a Northern Irish cook and cookery writer. Bristow was brought up on her family's dairy farm near Coleraine.A former home economics teacher at Cambridge House in Ballymena, Bristow made her first television appearance on Ulster Television's Farming Ulster in 1989 demonstrating how to cook with potatoes, which led a producer at the station to offer Bristow her own series.


Produced & Directed by Ruth Johnston

Presented by Jenny Bristow

Camera: Sam Christie

Sound: P.J. McGirr, Ralph Campbell

Lights: Maurice Blair

Production Assistant: Patricia Moore

Video Editor: Philip White

Ulster Television production



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