Middle Grade Review: Feast Your Eyes on Food: An Encyclopedia of More than 1,000 Delicious Things to Eat (Laura Gladwin)

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About This Book:

Fall in love with food with this family compendium that celebrates the variety and abundance of more than 1,000 delicious things to eat from all over the world

Learn how the Italians revolutionized flour and water as you pore over different pasta and noodle shapes. Discover how cheese is made, find out why onions make you cry, and marvel at nature’s ingenuity as you take a bite from 18 varieties of apples and pears. Split into digestible chapters, this visual guide explores the journey from farm-to-table, letting you taste your way around the world from the comfort of your home.

 

 

*Review Contributed by Beth Rodgers, Staff Reviewer*

Food, Senses, and Tasty Dishes
 
‘Feast Your Eyes on Food’ by Laura Gladwin, illustrated by Zoe Barker, is an encyclopedia that contains more than 1,000 delicious food items. The book starts out mentioning the five senses, and how tasting new flavors stimulates our other senses as well—touch, smell, sight, and hearing. There are short blurbs about every single food that is listed, along with a numbered image that matches the blurb. Each chapter begins with an explanation of whatever the main product is, from eggs to cheese, flour and cornmeal to pancakes, waffles, and crumpets.

An especially useful and engaging aspect of the book comes near the end when there are lists of ten ways to eat all of the various types of food items listed throughout the entirety of the book. So, one not only gets brief explanations of every single food item in the pages leading up to this section, but interesting and potentially unique ways that one may not have ever tried in which to work with these types of food. A glossary and recommendations for further reading close out the book, creating new opportunities for readers to learn even more about their options.

Whether one is a meat-eater, a vegetarian, a pescatarian, or even a dessert-lover, there is something for everyone in this amazing compilation with tasty looking pictures that may just whet one’s appetite enough to try something new.
 
Good Points
Whether one is a meat-eater, a vegetarian, a pescatarian, or even a dessert-lover, there is something for everyone in this amazing compilation with tasty looking pictures that may just whet one’s appetite enough to try something new.

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