Indian Culture and Cooking
Exploring Cultures in the Kitchen
Reading Level: 4
Interest Level: 3-6
Readers explore the cultures of India through its food in this creative collection of accessible recipes. From spice blends and curries to sweet treats, each recipe is broken down into simple, clear steps that often feature photographs to help readers visualize the cooking process. However, readers learn far more than just how to make traditional Indian dishes. They discover the importance of food as part of Indian daily life and special celebrations. This insightful cultural context is presented through main text and fact boxes that are paired with colorful photographs and helpful maps.