Ice cream is the most popular dessert across the globe, and now kids can learn how to make their very own ice cream with this step-by-step guide. Master gardener Cassie Liversidge’s cutout art accompanies simple, easy-to-understand instructions for planting and growing mint, strawberries, and blueberriesall important ingredients you need for different ice cream flavors. Even kids who have never met a weed can tackle this project! Parents will appreciate reminders to wait patiently and handle buds and flowers gently; kids will love the jokes scattered throughout the book. (What did one strawberry say to the other strawberry? Look at the jam you’ve gotten us into!) Budding chefs will love following this easy guide and will take pride in each step of the culinary process, from planting strawberry seeds to serving a delicious dessert!
Ice Cream! is part gardening book and part cookbook and is sure to delight young gardeners and cooks. This is the perfect springtime gift for food-loving children. And as a bonus, watching strawberries and blueberries grow from seeds and learning how to cook is the perfect way to get kids to appreciate their fruit!
About the Author
Cassie Liversidge is a fine artist and mom of two young boys as well as an avid gardener and cook. She has been developing an “Edible Playground” at her son’s school in East London, and the idea for this book grew out of that. Cassie was lucky to be raised in the country, where her parents owned a plant nursery, so growing is something she once took for granted and now loves to share with adults and children alike. She is the author of Pasta Sauce!: Grow Your Own Ingredients (Sky Pony Press). She and her family live in London, England.