Jenny Chandler, is back with Green Kids Cook, after focusing on classic family recipes and techniques in Cool Kids Cook , she is here with over 50 easy and adaptable recipes to teach the cooks of the future how to eat well, look after themselves and think about the planet all at the same time. With spreads on the environment and craft projects too.
There is a massive rise in interest in veganism, vegetarian cooking and reducing meat consumption and, whilst this book is not purely plant-based, the world of vegetables, grains, pulses, nuts and seeds are at its core, with the odd tip about using sustainable meat and fish. It's undeniable that, with rising levels of obesity and all the related health issues, we need to get kids eating more veg; there can be no better way to get children eating more greens than letting them take the reins in the kitchen.
Where Jenny's earlier book, Cool Kids Cook, focused on classic family recipes and basic techniques, Green Kids Cook is about learning to cook and eat in the most environmentally sound and sustainable way we can, and having fun with it too - with recipes for Breakfasts, Snacks, Soups & Salads, Mains and Sweets , this is an inspirational and empowering cookbook for kids everywhere.
Jenny Chandler teaches at her own school, Plum Cooking, in Bristol, at the Bertinet Kitchen in Bath, Divertimenti, Leith's and Borough Market in London. She has recently been working for Borough Market with the School Food Matters charity, cooking fruit and veg that children have grown in their primary schools, and has taught a class for Highgrove for the wiMore about Jenny Chandler