Cool Mexican Cooking: Fun and Tasty Recipes for Kids

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Give up-and-coming chefs a chance to explore the foods of Mexico! Cool Mexican Cooking introduces readers to world geography and authentic, easy-to-make recipes that taste great. Cooking teaches kids about food, math and measuring, and following directions. Each kid-tested recipe includes step-by-step instructions and how-to photos. Tools and ingredients lists are also provided, as well as pronunciation guides when needed. So grab an apron and prepare for a tasty adventure! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF014000, JNF038070, JNF024010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace, Geography
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781617146626, 9781617841569
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 641.5972
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Cool World Cooking – Horn Book Guide

These appealing books provide recipes for children seeking a general idea of a culture’s special foods while staying with basic, familiar ingredients and simplified preparation routines. Each country is shown on a map and its cuisine characterized briefly before tools, techniques, and safety. Rules are presented. A pronunciation guide is also included. Bright photographs show the tasty-looking menu items.

Cool World Cooking – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

[“Cool”] will no doubt be the reaction from children after they whip up these tasty dishes. Each book begins with basic cooking terms and techniques, a picture list of ingredients (in their original packaging so that people will know what to look for at the grocery store), and key symbols that indicate whether the preparation requires sharp tools, heat, or may affect people with food allergies. The step-by-step directions make it easy to create both essential components of meals (“Remarkable Red Sauce” in Italian Cooking) and side dishes (“Chapati Flatbread” in African Cooking), as well as to make main dishes that are as enticing as the pictures. These are worthy guides for the first few steps around the kitchen. . . . Use these titles to instill a sense of accomplishment and adventure in the kitchen. . .

Author: Lisa Wagner