Kingsley: Eggs

Greece, October 2014

What’s a wholesome food for baby that can also be used as a sensorial activity for messy play? Why, soft boiled eggs of course! Kingsley got stuck into eggs for breakfast while we holidayed in Greece this week. Mum – King’s Jiajia Dora – insisted on fattening up our lamb and what better way that with nutritious, delicious eggs!

According to pediatric nutritionists, egg whites are one of the big allergy-triggering foods, and we should avoid introducing them to baby until 12 months, though we are encouraged to try egg yolks at around 9 months. Mum of course thought this as nonsense, so into the pan she boiled eggs and both King and I were most grateful: we both thoroughly enjoyed the morning’s mess – and taste – of eggs…

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