Kids' kitchen (+recipes)

Don't feel like cooking? With this award-winning book you can get the children to do it for you.

It's My Turn to Cook book cover. Photo / Supplied
It's My Turn to Cook book cover. Photo / Supplied

Voted the Best Children's Cookbook at the 2010 Le Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards, It's My Turn to Cook by New Zealander Margaret Brooker is addressed directly at young readers, with step by step photos for every recipe. Margaret has a Diploma with Distinction from Leith's School of Food and Wine in London, and her co-authors are her daughters Alexandra and Charlotte Stephen, who Margaret says "take great pleasure in serving and eating the food they've cooked."

These school holidays your children could try bircher muesli, guacamole, sushi, Moroccan lamb, or chocolate cake, strawberry ice-cream and peanut butter cookies.

Be in to win a copy of this cook book

It's My Turn to Cook, by Margaret Brooker with Alexandra and Charlotte Stephen (New Holland, RRP $24.99). This book is available from Cook the Books, 81 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby, ph (09) 360 6513, cookthebooks.co.nz

They have one copy to give away. Email your name and address to books@cookthebooks.co.nz by Monday, September 27.

- NZ Herald

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