Synopses & Reviews
Transform the classroom into an artist's studio with these easy edible art experiences. Organized by theme, such as Shapes & Forms and Color & Design, Cooking Art
combines the familiar area of art exploration with the fascinating world of cooking, including all its wondrous tools, tastes and outcomes. Includes recipes for snacks, sandwiches, drinks, desserts, breads, fruit as well as pet treats.
Each recipe allows ample room for cooking artists to explore and create in their own special ways!
"Art is a process, not a product," says MaryAnn F. Kohl, who with Jean Potter is the author of this imaginative resource of 150 activities to encourage 3- to 8-year-olds to have 'edible art experiences' while developing kitchen skills. All the projects are easy, and most require no baking." - Kids Activities for Families, Editors' Choice of Bookstore Bests Woman's Day Special Interest Publications
"The recipes allow plenty of room for young chefs to develop their own personal style in the kitchen ... Many of the creations require no baking and would make great edible party projects." - Chicago Parent
"...every recipe included in Cooking Art not only tastes good, it looks great. There's even a couple of recipes that show you how to make tasty, artistic treats for your pets!" - U*S* Kids, Cook's Corner
From Cantaloupe Canoes to "Me and My Shadow" Toast, children can explore 150 yummy art projects to make and eat. Transform the kitchen into an artist's studio with these easy edible art experiences. Organized by theme, "Cooking Art" combines the familiar area of art exploration with the fascinating world of cooking. Each recipe allows ample room for cooking artists to explore and create in their own special, unique ways.
Over 150 ways to have creative fun with food and then eat the yummy results.
Simple, edible art activities such as Potato Ghost, Popcorn Sculpting, Airplane Cucumbers and Noodle Wreaths. This book contains recipes to make beverages, salads, snacks, sandwiches, desserts, entrees and more. Plan a whole theme-related meal or party.
About the Author
Award-winning author MaryAnn F. Kohl has written 14 books for Gryphon House, and is a regular featured columnist for Parenting Magazine. She has written the best-selling favorites Preschool Art, The Big Messy Art Book, Making Make-Believe, MathArts, and First Art. She is co-author of Global Art and Cooking Art with Jean Potter. MaryAnn lives in Bellingham, Washington.