The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook

The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook

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The Kew Gardens Children's Cookbook

From garden to kitchen, find out how to grow plants that you can eat!
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This beautiful kitchen-garden cookbook 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. 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. Information on minibeasts and garden creatures show how nature works together to help plants grow. The book also includes advice on cooking tools and utensils, and information on achieving healthy and balanced diets.

About the authors

Caroline Craig is a food writer from London. She is the co-author with Sophie Missing of The Little Book of Lunch and The Cornershop Cookbook and a columnist for Guardian Cook.

Joe Archer works at Kew Gardens as Head Horticulturalist in the kitchen garden. He appeared in the 'Kew on a Plate' television programme with Raymond Blanc.

Colourful and beautifully illustrated, it is a great aid for fostering a love and understanding of fresh produce and an awareness of a healthy diet - essentials in an age when fast food and child obesity are on the rise — The Lady

For inspiration in the garden and the kitchen ... a how-to guide to growing and eating your own fruit and vegetables — Daily Express

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)

Additional Info

Additional Info

  1. 112pp. 250 x 220 mm. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Hardback
  2. ISBN 9780750298193
  3. Hachette in association with RBG Kew

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