Oodles and oodles of noodles! Get your kids in the kitchen with Noodle Kids. Packed with recipes, tips, suggestions, and inspiration to introduce children to, and get them involved in, making noodles like Japanese ramen, Italian spaghetti, Southeast Asian stir-fries, and classic American mac and cheese. James Beard Award winner, Chef Jonathon Sawyer provides recipes that are simple and will take you on a journey around the world. The tips provided can help you choose the perfect topping and even help you set up your very own noodle bar dinner party! So go ahead, see where these worldly noodle recipes will take you!
"There is nothing that sings in the key of joy like a happy child and almost nothing that brings me to a higher plane than a delicious plate of pasta. Chef/dad/genius Jonathon Sawyer has combined the two to create this handbook of tasty euphoria that makes the celebration of the creation and sharing of simple and delightful noodle-bound happiness as a family the ultimate expression of love and collaboration. This book will make you, your kids and their pals, (and your childish friends) a happy, jubilant choir of yum." - Mario Batali, chef, restaurateur, writer, and media personality
Chef Jonathon Sawyer is proudly from Cleveland Ohio, where he owns & operates his flagship restaurant The Greenhouse Tavern, as well as Noodlecat, Tavern Vinegar Co, Sawyer's Street Frites & SeeSaw Pretzel Shoppe. In 2010, he was honored as one of Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs. Chef Sawyer has also made national television appearances including Iron Chef America, DinnerImpossible, Unique Eats, and Best Thing I Ever Ate. In 2015, Chef Jonathan Sawyer won a James Beard award for Best Chef: Great Lakes and a finalist in the same category in 2013. When Jonathon is not in the kitchen he is surrounded by his family, his wife Amelia, son Catcher, daughter Louisiana, dogs Potato and Vito, and chickens Acorn, Bunny, Ginger, Trout, Bear & Squid. He can often be found in the cellar of his century home where he ferments beer & wine vinegars for the restaurants and for Tavern Vinegar Co. Jonathon is a tireless supporter of the green movement, local agriculture, and sustainable businesses both in Northeast Ohio and around the country.
"Amelia and Jonathon Sawyer are great cooks and great parents and this book is proof of both. They also know what all great food professionals know: that we can change the world for the better by teaching our kids to cook. I couldn't be more excited see this excellent book come into being. And I can't recommend it highly enough." - Michael Ruhlman, author of Egg, Ruhlman's Twenty and The Soul of a Chef
"The thing I have always loved about Jon is everything he does is filled with passion, love, creativity and fun. He approaches cooking like this as well as his family and it shines through in the way he and Amelia raise their wonderful kids. This book is not only a recipe book for families but a story into how their travels and love have shaped their family and I know it will inspire you to share in their passion and experience their journey." - Chef Michael Symon, James Beard Foundation Award-winning American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and author
"a well thought out and beautifully illustrated book..."
"Packed full of pasta and noodle recipes from all over the globe; it's a fantastic book which has already inspired new family meal ideas for me and my girls and which I expect to provide many years of cookery fun."
"this is one great book for inspiring the young chefs of the future."
"It’s fun, easy, and perfect for children and adults alike! It’s become a firm favourite with the kids in our house, one that is sure to be pulled off of the bookshelf for years to come."
"There is nothing that sings in the key of joy like a happy child and almost nothing that brings me to a higher plane than a delicious plate of pasta. Chef/dad/genius Jonathon Sawyer has combined the two to create this handbook of tasty euphoria that makes the celebration of the creation and sharing of simple and delightful noodle bound happiness as a family. The ultimate expression of love and collaboration, this book will make you, your kids and their pals (and your childish friends) a happy jubilant choir of yum." - Mario Batali,award-winning American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and author