Spring and Summer menu

We provide three meals a day plus 2 snacks, one in the morning and the other mid-afternoon.

Everything is cooked at Abbotswood and whilst we provide a complete and healthy diet to all children, we are also able to cater for any particular dietary requirements.

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Menus produced using guidance from Childrens Food Trust, as well as consultation with both parents and children.

Allergen Coding Chart

EU legislation means that from December 2014 any business selling/serving food whether it is pre-packaged or made on site must offer information to customers regarding the 14 common allergens named by the FSA found within the food. This includes any allergen in any food brought into the company and used with in food.

To ensure that Abbotswood Day Nursery Ltd are complying with this new legislation we have added a simple code to all of our menus so that this information is always on display and accessible to everyone. Please see the information below relating to the code we have used.

GLUTEN – G
SHELL FISH – SF (Crustaceans and Molluscs)
EGG –E
FISH –F
NUTS – N
PEANUTS –PN
SOYA – SY

DAIRY – DA
CELERY – CE
MUSTARD – MU
SESAME – SE
SULPHITES – SU
LUPIN – LU
MOLLUSCS

Using the information collected from you, as parents (primary caregivers), at registration and through your agreement to provide us with regular updates regarding allergens that affect your child, Abbotswood ensures that every effort will be made to ensure that the dietary needs of all our children are met and those children with allergies and preferences are suitable and safe for them within our menu planning.

Meals are prepared using fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, daily by Kate our qualified chef who has prepared the menu with regard the healthy eating guidelines as set by the government.  http://www.childrensfoodtrust.org.uk

No added sugar or salt within the recipes.  No Honey given to under 12 months old.  Recipes available on request.

Our alternate spread to butter is both dairy and soya free.   We do not use any nuts or shell fish.


Allergen advice within other foods/snacks provided for the children

 EDAGSESUCEFNPNSYLUMMUSF
Breakfast cerealsRice krispies  G           
 Weetabix (Sainsbury's)  G           
 Shreddies  G           
*nut tracesCheerios  G    N*      
 Porridge oats (Sainsbury's)  G           
 Rice pops (Sainsbury's)  G           
 Malt squares (Sainsbury's)  G           
 Multigrain hoops (Sainsbury's)  G           
ChilledQuorn HamEDA            
 Quorn sausagesEDA            
 Sliced ham (Sainsbury's)    SU         
                
Food cupboardVariety pack biscuits (Sainsbury's) DAG      SY    
 Farleys rusk (reduced sugar) DAG           
 Fruit flakes (yogurt coated) DA            
 Dried apricots    SU         
 Banana Biscotti (Heinz) DAG SU         
 Bread sticks (Sainsbury's) DAGSE          
 Cream Crackers (Sainsbury's)  G           
 Tomato and herb puffs (organix) DA            
 Apple Biscotti (Heinz) DAG SU         
 Cheesy mini breadsticks - karmel DAG           
 Cheese and onion rice cakes - karmel DA            
 Cheese &herb puffs (organix) DA            
 Tuna (Sainsbury's)      F       
 Grissini (Sainsbury's)  G           
 Pattak Tikka paste            MU 
 Hellman's MayonnaiseE             
 Sainsbury's sesame seeds   SE          
 Coleman's cottage pie seasoningEDAG  CE      MU