Synopses & Reviews
Tyler is ready for spaghetti!
So is his dog, Tofu, especially if there are meatballs involved. Tyler loves spaghetti and meatballs so much he wants to make it for his family. But how? Chef Lorenzo to the rescue! Together, Tyler and Chef discover that sometimes pasta comes in a box and tomato sauce comes in a jar, but with the help of pasta capes, basil mustaches, and a wonderful ingredient with the nickname "stinking roses," it's not only much more fun to make everything yourself—it's magnifico!
They showed you everything you want to know about breakfast in Tyler Makes Pancakes! Now let Tyler Florence and Craig Frazier take you on a trip around the world of everybody's favorite pasta. Then make Chef Florence's special recipe for spaghetti and meatballs and you'll see that, while the best ingredients come from all over, the best place to eat them is right at home with the people you love.
Food Network star Tyler Florence is back with another picture book showing where food comes from and how its made.
In Tyler Makes Spaghetti!, Tyler and his dog, Tofu—the heroes of Tyler Makes Pancakes!—want to prepare their favorite meal. The pair go to Chef Lorenzo Mascarpone for information on making spaghetti and meatballs. They imagine a trip around the world to gather all the fresh ingredients for pasta and tomato sauce. Then its back to the kitchen where Tyler discovers that cooking his favorite food is as much fun as eating it!
Playful full-color illustrations by Craig Frazier, a Did You Know? section with cool facts, and Chef Tyler Florences recipe for spaghetti and meatballs make this a delicious choice for little foodies and picky eaters.
About the Author
Tyler Florence is a chef and television star of several Food Network shows, including How to Boil Water
, Food 911
, Tyler's Ultimate
, and The Great Food Truck Race
. Before joining the Food Network, he served as executive chef at the award-winning restaurant Cafeteria in New York City. He now owns two restaurants—Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco and El Paseo in Mill Valley—and a retail kitchen shop: Tyler Florence West Coast Kitchen Essentials in Mill Valley. He lives in Mill Valley, California, with his wife, three kids, two puppies, four chickens, and a beehive.
Craig Frazier is the author and illustrator of several picture books, including the Stanley series, Hank Finds Inspiration, Lots of Dots, and Bee & Bird. He is also an internationally recognized designer whose work includes six postage stamps for the USPS, including the 2006 Love stamp and the 2010 and 2012 commemorative Scouting stamps. Craig is married, has two children, and lives and works in Mill Valley, California.