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Cookery Books for 10/11yr old.

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Clutterbugsmum Sun 06-Jul-14 09:05:56

Does anyone have any recommendations of cook book for a 10/11 starting to cook.

I have plenty of cookery books but none that are 'simple'.

Although I can teach her she would like her a book to help her.

Onykahonie Sun 06-Jul-14 09:50:09

Not sure if you want a book for simple meals or baking recipes?
My dd has the GBBO: Learn to bake book, which isn't specifically for kids, but is easy to follow and has the most amazing brownie recipe in. Dd has been using it for a couple of years now and everything she has baked from it, has worked out well. It includes a few savoury recipes, pastry, breads, cakes and biscuits.

Clutterbugsmum Sun 06-Jul-14 12:51:46

Thank you onykahonie. She wants to start cooking 'dinner', as we don't eat a lot of sweet things.

Onykahonie Sun 06-Jul-14 21:41:01

I thought as much. We're veggie, so don't think I can offer cookbook suggestions for 'normal' families!

Cantdothisagain Mon 07-Jul-14 07:56:00

Maybe try Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food? Not aimed at kids but very easy to follow and it's mostly meals rather than baking. Would be easy to use I think.

Toowittoowoo Mon 07-Jul-14 13:40:19

this book is excellent! I'm a grown up and I use quite a few of the recipes - teaches how to chop and is very attractively presented. I've just checked the intro and it says it is aimed at children aged 9-10 yrs maybe older.

IvyMay Mon 07-Jul-14 13:52:42

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall did a family cook book that might be what you're looking for. Lots of explanation of cooking techniques and "proper" recipes.

IHaveBrilloHair Mon 07-Jul-14 14:25:27

Sam Sterns books are very good

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