Weaning recipe videos with Annabel Karmel

Getting to grips with the world of weaning can be a challenge. So we descended on the kitchen of leading food guru Annabel Karmel – who is celebrating 25 years as the No.1 weaning expert – to bring you a tasty recipe series filled with failsafe food combinations.

If these whet your baby's appetite, check out the special 25th anniversary edition of Annabel’s iconic New Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner.

Mango, Peach and Banana Purée

These fruits provide a good source of vitamin C and are easy to digest.

Salmon with Carrots and Tomato

Oily fish provides the best source of essential fatty acids, important for brain development.

Butternut Squash, Pea, Broccoli and Kale Purée

Kale is high in iron and calcium and rich in vitamins, while squash adds sweetness.

Pasta Shells with Hidden Vegetable Bolognese

Perfect for introducing lumps and textures to your baby's diet.

Country Style Chicken and Veg

Delight tiny taste buds with this delicious combination of sweet root vegetables, apple and fresh thyme.

Lentil and Vegetable Purée

Lentils are a good, cheap source of protein – they also provide iron, which is very important for brain development.