DK Children's Cookbook

DK Children's Cookbook


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This children’s cookbook will inspire new chefs with everything they need to know to cook delicious meals and sweet treats! Mix, blend, baste, roast, steam, and bake with this fantastic guide that includes easy-to-follow recipes. With a focus on beloved meals and snacks, the DK Children’s Cookbook is here for aspiring culinary kids who are excited to learn new skills in the kitchen.

With an emphasis on safety and fun, this book is perfect for the whole family. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756605971
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 277,874
Product dimensions: 8.81(w) x 11.19(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

About the Author

Katharine Ibbs, an experienced home economist and food stylist, brings her fresh approach to cooking to the DK Children’s Cookbook and I Can Cook! A passionate believer in the importance of learning about cooking from an early age, Katharine has taught cooking classes for kids and contributed to numerous children’s cookbooks. 

Howard Shooter is a food photographer with more than 20 years of experience. He has been a finalist for Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year three separate times. His studio is based in Camden, London. Among his many clients are Pepsi Co, Marks and Spencer, KFC, Lipton, and Hellman's.

Table of Contents

Eating a healthy diet7
How to use this book8
Cooking rules9
Fruit smoothie12
Boiled eggs14
Scrambled eggs18
Breakfast omelet20
Blueberry pancakes22
Light Meals
Green salad with dressing26
Baked potatoes28
Dips and dippers30
Tomato soup32
Marinated chicken34
Pesto toast36
Cheese melt with poached egg38
Pasta salad42
Cheese and potato pockets44
Falafel with tzatziki46
Sushi rolls48
Main meals
Noodle soup52
Chicken wraps54
Pepperoni pasta56
Barbecue chicken58
Chicken curry60
Stir-fry with noodles62
Mashed-potato pies64
Meatballs with salsa66
Lamb kebabs68
Roasted vegetable lasagna70
Tuna fishcakes72
Sausage popovers74
Roast chicken76
Frozen yogurt80
Fruit pops82
No-bake chocolate cake84
Mandarin cheesecake86
Summer fruit ripple88
Fruit crisp90
Tropical fruit meringues92
Crunchy muffins96
Chocolate brownies98
Chocolate cookies100
Banana squares102
Homemade bread104
Naan bread106
Strawberry shortcakes110
Orange crunch cookies112
Vegetable tart114
Apple pie116
Chocolate cake118

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DK Children's Cookbook 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A lovely book designed to have children learn how to cook healthful meals on their own. DK Publishing is known for their excellent books. This cookbook is no different. There are fantastic photographs throughout the book. Ingredients, kitchen tools and step-by-step methods are pictured to help children understand how to create each meal. This book is very easy-to-understand and is set up for beginner cooks. Another thing that I enjoyed about this book was the way that there were a variety of protein sources, whether it be vegetarian, lamb, chicken or red meat. There are health tips within the book to help educate children on the importance of eating a variety of healthful foods. Food safety tips are explained too. To help test this book out, I had my five-year old son look the book over. He found the pictures easy to understand. Being this book is designed for nine to twelve-year olds, I did need to help him read. But he did like the cookbook, and could follow the recipes. There are a variety of recipes in here. There are recipes for: omelets, granola, tomato soup, cheese and potato pockets, chocolate cake, apple pie, vegetable tart, falafel, Naan bread, fruit crisp, fruit pops, roasted chicken, fishcakes, lamb kebabs, roasted vegetable lasagna, a stir-fry recipe, a curry recipe and much more! If you have a child in the house that is interested in cooking, pick this book up!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this cookbook for my friend's daughter. She is very happy with it. She likes the easy to follow directions, and the photos of the food.
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This is a great cookbook for kids. My five year old picked it out from many options, and when I looked closer at home, I saw that it is laid out in such an easy to follow fashion...Pictures of ingredients, Pictures of steps, final product...I honestly wish that other cookbooks did the same. I'm a visual person, and I just love this cookbook. My son and I have made several recipes together including the Apple Pie and the Fruit Pops and it really keeps his attention. He and I both love it. I highly recommend it.
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