From the 2019 winner of The Great British Baking Show comes a charming and mouthwatering cookbook for aspiring little chefs and culinary novices alike.
Gather your frying pan, mixing bowls, and rolling pin—it’s time to cook! David Atherton, 2019 winner of The Great British Baking Show, walks readers through delicious and delightful recipes such as banana bear pancakes, tasty tacos, and mega-chocolatey cake. From tomato soup (served in a teapot!) to brownies made with sweet potatoes, David Atherton offers a kid-friendly collection of recipes that feels at once timeless and modern. Accompanied by warm illustrations from Rachel Stubbs that capture the joys of cooking together, Bake, Make, and Learn to Cook features sweet and savory recipes for any time of day, a list of needed equipment, a glossary of cooking terms, and some important tips. Don your apron and grab your favorite little sous-chef—this will be a first cookbook to cherish.
David Atherton is the 2019 winner of The Great British Baking Show. Formerly an international health adviser, David Atherton now writes a food column for the Guardian, where he shares some of his fun and healthy recipes. Bake, Make, and Learn to Cook is his debut book, focused on tasty recipes that will inspire a love of cooking and baking in little ones and their caretakers. He lives in London.
Rachel Stubbs is an author and illustrator whose work is frequently inspired by people-watching and human interaction. She is a recipient of the Sebastian Walker Award for Illustration, and her debut picture book, My Red Hat, was selected for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2020 illustrator’s exhibition. Rachel Stubbs lives in London.
The daily struggle of getting something nourishing and edible on the table thrice a day is r-o-u-g-h. But to all the parents (and grandparents and babysitters and fun aunts and uncles), feeding the kiddo in your life doesn’t have to be a one-way street: Take it from David Atherton. Don your apron and you’re ready to get only a little messy as you make fruity jelly jars, veggie hot dogs, and banana bear pancakes. With the darling illustrations that detail each recipe’s easy-peasy cooking instructions, the sous chef in your life will want to flip through it as much as their favorite picture books.
Quite possibly the cutest cookbook we've ever seen. . . with whimsical images by Rachel Stubbs, Atherton shares healthy recipes that are fun for bakers and chefs of all ages. Kids will love everything from the Hummus Lion to the Cakey Caterpillar.
Honestly, we'll never get tired of energy bites. . . One great example: these five-ingredient bites from Great British Baking Show winner David Atherton's newest book Bake, Make, and Learn To Cook. Leaning into the kid-friendly angle of his book, this snack calls for a playful star shape—but you can make the family-friendly recipe in any shape you wish.
Find whimsically illustrated recipes from Great British Baking Show winner David Atherton to cook together throughout the holiday season.
A collection of kid-friendly recipes like tasty tacos and banana bear pancakes, accompanied by colorful illustrations from Rachel Stubbs.
—The Week Jr.
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