with appealing photos of food and international landmarks, this
world cookbook is specially designed to be used and enjoyed by
Countries of the world are represented one by one, and recipes
for some popular international dishes are
offered in this book's 96 pages. The recipes selected are both
easy to make and popular. Introductions to each recipe include
information about traditional dishes and ingredients for each
country--including the United States, Canada, England, Germany,
Greece, India, and more. More than 40 simple recipes are included
along with photos that support both the cultural information and
Many of the latest books from Usborne Publishing are
"Internet-Linked". In this cookbook, children are
encouraged to peruse of the links on the Usborne web site to learn
more about the countries--both their people, traditions, and food.
For example, children are encouraged to visit a site that includes
interesting facts about eating customs in China, and the Italy
section of the book points children to a site where they can learn
about many different varieties of pasta.
instructions for each recipe are offered. Note that this cookbook
is not designed for the very young. Although the recipes are
relatively simple, most are multi-step and require some time and
effort. Therefore, the cookbook is probably best for children ages
9 and up, with the younger children in the age group requiring, of
course, adult supervision. In fact, adults will likely enjoy the
cookbook as well!
Written by Angela Wilkes and
Fiona Watt. This paperback is approximately $14 US.
- Plenty of information
about cultures of the world, eating customs, and general
food facts is included.
- Appealing photographs
- Nice selection of
popular international foods.
- Though the recipes are
simple, they require more attention and skill than many
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