Fun Frog in Swamp

Frog in Swamp

I love the bold flavours in a pesto and so I make different versions dependent on the season. The dark green makes a lovely swamp for my fun food frog and he tastes great dipped in it too!

Food Art frog for kids

Recipe

– Pesto (or any green dip/veggie)

– Daikon/Chinese radish -I used this for the lily pad (lettuce leaf would be perfect too)

– Cucumber

– Carrot

– Celery

Method

1. Smear the pesto around the outside of the plate.

Frog in Swamp - 1 pesto (1 of 1)

2. Add the daikon lily pad.

Frog in Swamp - 2 lily leaf (1 of 1)

3. Cut a thick section of cucumber and slice slots in the top for the eyes to fit into and little holes in the front for the arms.

Frog in Swamp - 3 body (1 of 1)

4. Use carrot sliced in discs for the eyes.

Frog in Swamp - 4 eyes (1 of 1)

5. Give him pupils with the dark skin of the cucumber cut into circles.

Frog in Swamp - 5 pupils (1 of 1)

6. Add some thin celery batons for arms.

Frog in Swamp - 6 arms (1 of 1)

7. And finish with some thicker celery batons bent at the centre for legs. These can just rest against the side of the body.

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