Taste the World!

Did you know that China grows more tomatoes than any other country?

This colorfully illustrated series traces the origins of an important food or ingredient and its journey to cultures around the world. Each book also includes several easy-to-make recipes featuring the food or ingredient.  

Books in Series

  • Chocolate
  • Corn
  • Garlic
  • Potato
  • Rice
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Sugar
  • Tomato

SKU: 20414
ISBN: 978-0-7166-2858-3
Pages: 384
Volumes: 8
Price: $189.00
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    • This colorfully illustrated series traces the origins of an important food or ingredient and its journey to cultures around the world
    • Fun food facts are scattered throughout each volume
    • A glossary helps give the reader an understanding of basic food and culinary terms
    • Helpful hints and easy-to-make recipes are offered for safe and tasty kitchen adventures 

    • “A mouthwatering series…”

    • “Foods such as chocolate, corn, and tomatoes receive the star treatment with delectable images, adorable cartoon characters, and plenty of colorful information boxes.”

    • “VERDICT: A fun and informative look at the items in our pantries. This one will make you hungry.”

    School Library Journal, ‘Series Made Simple’ supplement, November 2019

    • “The tomato is quite the globetrotter, as revealed in this Taste the World! series entry (available as part of an eight-book set).”

    • “Interesting trivia (its scientific name translates to wolf peach!), attractive photographs, and age-appropriate recipes accompany the text, and tips for growing flowerpot tomatoes make it easy for readers to raise this wonder plant.”

    Booklist, October 2019