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Multicultural meals
Kalman, Bobbie.
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Publication Information:
New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., [2004]

Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.

"Step-by-step healthy recipes for kids"--Cover.
Multicultural meals -- The cautious cook -- Cooking terms -- Thai coconut soup -- South Asian vegetable curry -- Chinese lemon chicken -- Oriental tofu steaks -- Japanese udon noodles -- Italian pasta bar -- Italian and Greek salads -- Mediterranean meatballs and dip -- Pita toppers -- Jewish lox and bagels -- Spinach quiche from France -- Mexican fajitas.

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TX740 .K272 2004 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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This colorful cookbook offers step-by-step healthy recipes from Mexico, Thailand, Italy, China, Japan, India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Africa, and more. Multicultural Meals also gives children a basic understanding of nutrition and looks at the staple foods, cooking methods, and spices used by various peoples. The recipes are kid-tested and fun to make and eat! Activities and recipes include:* setting up an Italian pasta bar and Mexican fajita station* Indian curry with a twist* Thai coconut soup* oodles of Japanese noodles* Chinese lemon chicken* Moroccan couscous* and many more

Author Notes

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Multicultural mealsp. 4
Cooking safelyp. 6
Cooking termsp. 7
Vegetable Curryp. 8
Pita toppersp. 10
Mediterranean Meatballsp. 12
Greek Saladp. 14
Bocconcini Saladp. 15
Italian Pasta Barp. 16
Bagels and Loxp. 18
Lox Roll-upsp. 19
Spinach Quiche from Francep. 20
Chinese Lemon Chickenp. 22
Thai Coconut Soup and Noodlesp. 24
Japanese Tofu Steaksp. 26
Mexican Fajitasp. 28
A Colombian Feastp. 30
Glossary and Indexp. 32