Books are a great way to introduce the love and passion for cooking to young children. Here's a list of our favorite picture books about cooking.
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Cora Cooks Pancit by Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore - Cora has always wanted to help Mama cook, but having 3 sisters and 1 brother, being the youngest got her stuck doing kid stuff. Finally, when her siblings were away, Mama got her to do the grown-up jobs!
Bee-bim Bop! by Linda Sue Pak - Fun and energetic rhyming book where a young girl helps her mom prepare bee-bim bop, a Korean dish.
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman - How can you make an apple pie if the market is closed? Well, to get the best results, you need the best ingredients! That’s when a young girl decided to travel the world and get the ingredients where they are produced or made best.
The Popcorn Book by Tomie de Paola - Twins Tony and Tiny craved for some popcorn so they headed to the kitchen and decided to cook some. While Tony handled the cooking, Tiny read aloud from an encyclopedia where lots of popcorn facts were recorded.