The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook
This beautiful kitchen-garden cookbook, produced in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, contains step-by-step guides to show how easy it is to grow peas, beans, potatoes, carrots and more in your garden, in patio containers or in window boxes or on an allotment. Then transform your home-grown produce into delicious meals and desserts by following easy, step-by-step recipes.
Authors: Caroline Craig and Joe Archer. 112 pp, 227 x 257 mm. Hardback, ISBN 9780750298193, Hachette Children's Group in association with Kew Publishing 2016. Reading age: 6 - 11 years.
By having fun growing different plants, children won't be able to wait to try their tasty produce, encouraging great, healthy eating habits. Learn all about how plants grow, from seeds to seedlings, watering and weeding, to harvesting and composting. There is information on minibeasts and garden creatures show how nature works together to help plants grow. This book includes advice on cooking tools and utensils and healthy and balanced diets.
Caroline Craig is a recipe columnist for The Guardian and has co-authored multiple books, including The Little Book of Lunch.
Joe Archer is the Head Horticulturalist at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew's Kitchen Garden.
'The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook' caught our Editors attention with its colourful cover and promise of easy step-by-step gardening advice for kids-and they weren't disappointed! [...] Expect scrumptious and fresh recipe ideas such as runner bean and bacon spaghetti or borlotti bean burgers (not to mention a whole section on health and nutrition).
Elizabeth Ryan, Wayfair.
Wonderfully illustrated and complemented by panels on minibeasts and other garden creatures, it shows how nature works to help plants grow. The growing guide also includes advice on cooking tools and utensils and healthy and balanced diets. From plot to plate, what's not to like about that?
Welsh Border Life.
Young readers stand to gain much more than recipe ideas from this kitchen-garden cookbook, which encourages even those whose garden might only be a window box to get planting, growing, cooking and eating their own food.
Evening Echo (Cork)
This book is a fabulous, fun way to educate children and parents, dressing up important subjects and issues in an easy to absorb way ... A must-have on any bookshelf.