Combine the magic of storytelling with the fun of cooking for a truly unique mashup of cookbook and storybook.
Welcome to the enchanted world of Cook Me A Story: A Treasury Of Kitchen-Time Tales--an innovative children's cookbook pairing familiar folktales with inspired recipes that both children and their parents can enjoy. Composed of seventeen recipes based on the most beloved fairy tales, Cook Me a Story offers young cooks their first opportunity to create deliciously enchanting dishes. Throughout each recipe, well-known fairy-tale characters act out cooking instructions that are woven into each scene of the tale. Cook Me a Story merges the magic of storytelling with the fun of cooking for a truly unique mashup of cookbook and storybook.
The days when preschoolers were relegated to their plastic play kitchens are long gone. The grownup kitchen, with its deliciously magical creations, has always been a wonderland of interest and intrigue--and the cookbook market is finally catching up. Pulling up the figurative kitchen stool, cookbooks are finally recognizing and responding to children's interest in cooking far more enthusiastically than ever before. It is this early response in the kids-and-cooking market, this first leap from pretend cooking to pretending while cooking, that Cook Me a Story will encompass and target. Perfect for millennial parents and their kids, Cook Me a Story's broad appeal lies in its dual formula of culinary simplicity and classic storytelling charm. Whether purchased as an adorable first cookbook or a whimsical read for a more skilled, junior chef, Cook Me a Story will provide hours of family fun and cooking skill for readers of all ages.
A bachelor-degree student of The Culinary Institute of America (and an incurable bookworm), Bryan Kozlowski spends most of his free time in the library somewhere between the children's cookbooks and the folklore section. The thought of removing the long-held dichotomy between two great literary traditions led him from a traditional cooking career to one with the goal of uniting fantasy and foodmaking. Graduating valedictorian, he interned at Saveur food magazine, where he developed professional recipe writing and testing skills. After years of personal research and experimentation on the magical capabilities of the kitchen, the end result is the functional and enchanting Cook Me a Story. Bryan lives in South Florida and has written for Slate, Country Life, and other online magazines.
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