May 28, 2016

Forget the kid's menu

My boy is a bizarre alimentary wunderkind, but it's not all his doing. As a child, I was a picky eater who whined a lot. I didn't eat tomatoes, fish bones scared me, and I ironically dreaded cheese. I didn't want him to be like me.

So I encouraged him to try different flavors and foods. I never forced him.

He's partial to bold flavors and has always loved fish. These are my gourmand son's top 10 dishes.

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  1. How refreshing to find a kid who's open to all kinds of food experiences! A tribute to your good parenting.

    1. I guess I did something right! LOL
      He's seriously an amazing kid, but I must have some merit in his sophisticated palate :)
      Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read and comment, Frank.

  2. Its interesting that he would like octopus salad, he certainly has an interesting palate.

    1. Italians are accustomed to eating all kinds of fish. Mine is just a little more precocious than others his age...