Cool cookbooks for kids

Great podcasts for parents and carers

Fri 20 May 2016

11 mins

Getting kids involved in the kitchen can be a fun way to get the cooking (and washing up) done, but where do you start and what age is best to get those little hands baking, chopping and stirring? 

Good Food Guide writer Larissa Dubecki shares her favourite kids' cookbooks aimed at teaching budding chefs life skills, knife skills and where their food comes from.

For further recommendations, check out Larissa's Ten top books for young cooks.

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