Synopses & Reviews
Inspire a lifelong love of cooking delicious and nutrition food with this kid-friendly cookbook.
Every parent knows that when it comes to cooking--practice really does make perfect. Unlike other kids cookbooks that dumb down recipes, Kid Chef gets kids cooking nutritious meals that engage their skills and instill confidence in the kitchen. Covering basic techniques and featuring tutorials for tasty recipes, this kids' cookbook is sure to turn any child into a chef.
More than just a kids' cookbook, Kid Chef is a learning tool that includes:
• 75+ Healthy Recipes: easy-to-follow recipes for snacks and small bites, main dishes and desserts that parents will love
• Kitchen 101: learn how to stock the pantry, create a grocery list, handle a knife, and use the stove
• Facts and Tips: from variations on your favorite recipes to fun food facts this kids' cookbook covers everything
A kids' cookbook for grown-up tastes: recipes for Homemade Granola, Mini Quiches, Minty Lamb Burgers, Rosemary Shortbread Cookies, and so much more
"This is an amazing cookbook for introducing children to the joys of cooking. I loved that instead of being just a collection of recipes oversimplified for children, it was a well-thought-out teaching tool." Heather Columbo, Mom to a kid chef
"The clear and concise recipes are great for novice cooks of any age and keep with Melina's dedication to eating in season, and with flavor." Design Sponge
"No more food cut-outs and cute gimmicks. Kid Chef empowers children and teaches them one of the best skills they will need: feeding themselves and the ones they love." Aran Goyoaga, author of Cannelle et Vanille food blog and Small Plates & Sweet Treats: My Family's Journey to Gluten-Free Cooking
"What kid wouldn't want to don an apron, gain a little know-how, star in their own kitchen and spread the love?" Betty Fussell, award-winning food historian and author of Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef
About the Author
Melina Hammer is a photographer, food stylist, recipe developer, and cook. A regular contributor to the New York Times Food section, Melina also writes for Where Women Cook, Sweet Paul, and Food52. You can learn more about Melina's passion for good food on her blog lickingtheplate.com and @melinahammer on Instagram.
Bryant Terry is a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award-winning chef, healthy food advocate, and author of four books including his latest Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh, African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed. He lives in Oakland with his wife and two daughters.