It’s never too young to get in the kitchen and start baking or cooking tasty treats for the whole family. The Book People has cookbooks for all ages and abilities so whether you want to make delicious dishes inspired by popular picture books or are looking to build up your confidence in the kitchen with Queer Eye’s resident foodie, we have the book for you.
Is there any child who doesn’t like cake? And what could be better than learning to make their own. Abigail Wheatley’s Usborne Children’s Book of Baking Cakes is full of step-by-step instructions for making mouth-watering homemade treats including cupcakes, muffins and cheesecakes. It even offers tips on presentation, decorating and wrapping up the treats.
The recipes in this book will leave your taste buds spellbound – even if one of them is for ‘roasted ‘dragon’’! All inspired by Axel Scheffler’s Room on the Broom, this book includes 23 step-by-step recipes that will introduce children to the joys of cooking and baking. They’re perfect for parties and special events including Halloween.
Part of the Accelerated Reader series of books for children studying in their middle years, this Healthy Choices book will help the whole family eat good food at midday. The photographs show the differences between healthy and unhealthy lunches and the concise text will help readers make an informed decision on what’s the best option for them.
If you’re going to start baking and cooking, who better to learn from than the best? In this cookbook, Mary Berry shares step-by-step recipes for 20- and 30-minute meals that will delight all of your taste buds. It includes all of the recipes featured on the popular BBC TV series and there are also no-nonsense tips and techniques for prepping ahead.
A Mummy Too founder Emily Leary presents a 5-phase programme that will change the way your family think about food and help picky eaters discover a whole new world of flavours. Emily offers ideas for introducing new food in a series of phases, where each one will tantalise their taste buds and encourage them to try unfamiliar colours, flavours and textures.
With the mantra ‘Funky feasts for happy children’, Fun Food is a book that will help you present different food in fun ways that will delight children. There are savoury and sweet ideas ranging from cucumber crocodiles and shark sandwiches to ghoulish meringues.
Chris Bavin of Eat Well for Less fame shares simple and tasty ideas that any level of cook can make in the kitchen. He offers advice on preparing ahead and shares step-by-step recipes for mouth-watering meals ranging from smoked salmon and horseradish fish cakes with garlic and lemon mayo to warm rum pineapple with lime mascarpone. He also reveals the benefits of batch cooking.
Antoni Porowski, the resident foodie of Queer Eye’s ‘Fab Five’, will encourage you to get in the kitchen and make mouth-watering meals in his first ever cookbook. A self-taught chef, he shares recipes for healthy(-ish) midweek meals, appetisers, snacks, bakes and mains including tasty hi-lo poutine and salty lemon squares.
You can find even more tasty recipes in The Book People’s hand-picked selection of cookbooks on site.