Cool Kids Cook: Louisiana (Hardcover)
INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOK AWARD SECOND PLACE FOR BOOK WRITTEN BY A YOUTH
PARENTS' CHOICE APPROVED AWARD
Kid Chef Eliana keeps the good times rolling in this kid-friendly cookbook of Louisiana cuisine. With nearly thirty exciting recipes from meat pies to boudin balls to Mardi Gras king cake; Eliana undertakes a culinary journey exploring unique gastronomic traditions from all regions of the state. With Eliana's help, your delicious dishes are sure to satisfy the taste buds of all ages.
About the Author
Kid Chef Eliana competed on the series Super Chef Kids and has her own global, weekly radio show titled "Cool Kids Cook" on the Voice America Kids network. She has appeared on numerous television and radio programs including the Wendy Williams Show and is in production on her own food show. Eliana does cooking demonstrations around the state at festivals and events and loves to experiment with traditional recipes to make them healthier and easier to prepare. She lives at with her family in Harvey, Louisiana.
Soleil Lisette is Eliana's big sister. She is a talented graphic artist and enjoys working with her sister and mother both in and out of the kitchen.
Dianne de Las Casas is an award-winning author, storyteller, recording artist, and founder of the celebrated November Is Picture Book Month initiative. She hunts and pecks a good story everywhere she goes. Her work has earned rave reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus. She performs worldwide at schools, conferences, and special events and is the author of many picture books with Pelican, including Mama's Bayou, The House That Witchy Built, and Blue Frog: The Legend of Chocolate. She lives with her family in Harvey, Louisiana.
“Kid Chef Eliana is an inspiration to kid and adult chefs alike and in Cool Kids Cook: Louisiana, her passion shines through. She’s teaching us all to do what we love, be creative, and put our heart in every dish.”–Chef John Besh
“Eliana is a very talented young girl. She represents the new generation of chefs who’s passionate about where she’s from and where she’s going. She gives chefs like myself a lot of hope for the future.”–Chef Aarón Sanchez
“This cool cookbook is for anyone who loves the flavors and aromas of down-home Louisiana cooking. From the novice cook to the sophisticated chef, there is no age-limit on Chef Eliana’s simple and delicious approach to cooking.”–Chef LaLa, Chef and Author