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Sara's First Solid Food

I have not been updating for quite a long time. My writing skill has been lacking since then. I am running out of ideas of what I am going to write; especially when it comes to the part of choosing the beautiful yet meaningful words. Hurmmm...

Okay done with that.

Anyway, my little daughter has reached to 6 month old last 15th May. I am extremely excited to start cooking her food, especially her very first food. As a first time mother, I am determined to cook for my daughter as long as I could. Apart from my hectic daily life at work (yes, work has been piling up right now), the house chores and etc,  I tried to find some quality time to be spend with my little girl. It's a wonderful experience to see your child growing up. And it would be even more wonderful to pamper our child with the homemade food, our own 'air tangan'. =)

So for Sara, I started out with plain porridge serve with breast milk I prefer to use breast milk for thinning the texture of the porridge instead of using plain water. She loves it from the first bite. And oh, looking at her, spoon feed her is the super precious moment.

p/s: buah betik tu tok wan sara yang makan.

plain porridge yang dilenyek di dalam penapis dan sedikit jus betik yang ditapis juga.

I gave her plain porridge with breast milk for 3 days. And then the fourth day I made pureed avocado served with breast milk. She loves it though.

I used this recipe I've got from

Baby's Mashed Avocado for babies 4-6 months
Peel and de-pit a ripe avocado
Cut “meat” out and mash with a fork

There should be no need to use a machine as just like bananas, avocados have a very soft consistency and texture. Avocados do not need to be cooked.

I'm still try n error, trying to mix and match the recipe for Sara's meal so that she does not bore with the food. In a meantime I have to monitor what's the YES and NO for Sara because I do not want to feed her with the food that will lead to allergenic.

This week, I cook porridge+vegetable for her. And today, I tried to add some ikan bilis to her meal.

Porridge with carrot, sawi and ikan bilis
- uncooked rice ( 2-3 spoon )
- steamed carrot
- sawi
- ikan bilis yang telah dikisar halus

Cook all ingredients together ( except for ikan bilis) for 30 minutes. Add ikan bilis yang dikisar halus and stir.  Leave the porridge to cool a bit. Then mash it on the sieve. Add breast milk to thinned the texture and to make the porridge tasty. ;)

And for dinner I just make simple mashed potato and  carrot, also serve with breast milk.


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