Japanese Culture and Cooking
Exploring Cultures in the Kitchen
Reading Level: 4
Interest Level: 3-6
Japanese food often looks beautiful and seems complicated to prepare, but readers are able to create their own versions of popular Japanese foods with the help of age-appropriate recipes broken into simple steps. Measuring guides help readers with their math skills, and tips are included to help them learn to be safe in the kitchen. As readers explore the delicious dishes they can make for family and friends, they also discover the special connection between Japanese cooking and culture. The main text, fact boxes, and colorful photographs highlight how food plays a part in Japanese festivals, celebrations, and everyday life.