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Title:
Kids around the world cook! : the best foods and recipes from many lands
Author:
Braman, Arlette N., 1952-
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Publication Information:
[New York] : Wiley, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 116 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
Summary:
Presents information on and recipes for a variety of foods from many countries, including Sweet Lassi from India, Challah from Israel, Strawberry Soup from Poland, Kushiyaki from Japan, and Prairie Berry Cake from Canada.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471352518
Format :
Book

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Make Delicious Foods from Many Lands and Discover Something aboutDifferent Culture

What do kids in Jamaica eat for breakfast? How can you make adelicious loaf of challah bread? Who created the first chocolatechip cookie? Let your curiosity--and appetite--run wild while youlearn how to make scrumptious delicacies from cultures across theglobe.

Kids Around the World Cook! takes you on a taste-bud-tingling tourto lands far and near with a fun assortment of trivia and lots ofsafe and easy-to-make recipes. Begin your meal in Ethiopia, as yousample the thin, pancake-shaped bread called injera, then take offto Japan, where you can make the mouthwatering traditional dinnercalled kushiyaki. Visit India on a hot summer day and enjoy theyummy taste of lassi, a sweet yogurt drink, and finish off yourmeal in Egypt with baklawa, a flaky pastry made with nuts, coconut,and butter.

Kids Around the World Cook! is a fabulous blend of fascinatingfacts and delicious recipes. Impress your family and friends and,best of all, sample all of the tasty results of your excitingexcursions.


Author Notes

ARLETTE N. BRAMAN, a former teacher and developer of internationalthematic units for students, has written articles for suchmagazines as The Friend, Pen & Ink , and ManicMoms . She is also the author of Kids Around the WorldCreate!


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-6-A collection of recipes for beverages, grains, soups and starters, main courses, and sweets from 22 countries. Each one has been tested by fourth-grade students and is clearly written. Readers are directed to find the few special ingredients required at specialty shops or on Web sites. Unfortunately, they must wade through a morass of fragmentary information to find these recipes. For example, on the four pages devoted to black bean soup, there is one sentence about its history, two about a man in ancient Rome who made soup, two paragraphs about bean soups in three different countries (with their names and pronunciations), a recipe for black bean soup from Cuba, two sentences about various beans of the world, and four describing chili con carne, sans recipe. Black-and-white line drawings and poorly rendered photos appear throughout. Deanna Cook's The Kids' Multicultural Cookbook (Williamson, 1995) is more inviting. For a more complete treatment of a single country, try the wonderful "Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks" series (Lerner).-Carolyn Jenks, First Parish Unitarian Church, Portland, ME (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

Wet Your Whistle
Great Grains
Soups and Starters
The Main Event
For the Sweet Tooth
Glossary
Index