Easy Vegetarian Foods From Around the World [NOOK Book]

Overview

With some new ingredients and lots of familiar favorites, author Sheila Griffin Llanas explores twelve vegetarian recipes in this exciting cookbook. Try Russian cabbage pie and Indian sabji, and find out what Newfoundland doughboys are! Learn new cooking techniques and all about kitchen safety.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Easy Vegetarian Foods From Around the World

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$8.95
BN.com price

Overview

With some new ingredients and lots of familiar favorites, author Sheila Griffin Llanas explores twelve vegetarian recipes in this exciting cookbook. Try Russian cabbage pie and Indian sabji, and find out what Newfoundland doughboys are! Learn new cooking techniques and all about kitchen safety.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
One of four in the "Easy Cookbook for Kids" series, this edition focuses on preparing easy vegetarian dishes from a variety of cuisines around the world. A brief introduction explains what a vegetarian meal is and gives examples of the foods necessary to maintain a balanced diet without including animal protein. The succeeding nine chapters define cooking techniques such as safety practices; cooking terms such as chopping, dicing, etc; photos of actual cooking utensils such as a muffin pan and a whisk; introduces the USDA MyPyramid as a guideline for nutrition; and provides a conversion chart for wet and dry ingredient measures. The remainder of the book features eleven vegetarian recipes from different cultures such as falafel from Israel, asparagus frittata from Italy, and spinach peanut stew from Mali and Mauritania. Each recipe explains a bit about the country of origin, lists the equipment and ingredients needed, provides step-by-step instructions for making the dish, and adds additional information using "Cook's Tips" and "Did You Know?" features. The recipes are simple enough for beginners with some adult assistance, which the book suggests. Color photos of the completed dishes (although not that appetizing), some ingredients and a map of each country are included. Some of the facts and figures used in describing the countries are in error. For instance, Moscow is described as being 9,000 square miles in area. Surely, they mean 900 or 1000 square miles. Sources for further study and an index are included. Reviewer: Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.
School Library Journal
Gr 4–6—Books in this series feature 11 simple, well-chosen recipes apiece, each from a different country. Children can learn to make tzatziki (Greece), bánh mì (Vietnam), khichadi (India), or akwadu (Ghana). The pages are peppered with interesting facts about each country as well as information about key ingredients or techniques, e.g., readers will learn how yogurt and pickles are made. Besides the volume dedicated to vegetarian dishes, many recipes are meatless. Full-color stock photos of ingredients and tools will help guide the cooks, and each recipe features an image of the completed dish. Though there are more familiar choices for less adventurous eaters, even young chefs with well-traveled palates will find some surprises here.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781464503009
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2013
  • Series: Easy Cookbooks for Kids
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 48
  • File size: 14 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Cooking Techniques 6

Cooking Terms 8

Cooking Tools 10

Nutrition 12

Conversions 13

1 Sabji (India) 14

2 Tofu (China) 17

3 Chiles Rellenos (Honduras) 20

4 Cabbage Pie (Russia) 23

5 Spinach Peanut Stew (Mali and Mauritania) 26

6 Mushroom Barley Soup (Tibet) 29

7 Tomatoes Rougaille (Mauritius) 32

8 Asparagus Frittata (Italy) 35

9 Pea Soup and Doughboys (Newfoundland) 38

10 Gado-Gado (Indonesia) 41

11 Falafel (Israel) 44

Further Reading 47

Internet Addresses 47

Index 48

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)