Chinese Culture and Cooking
Exploring Cultures in the Kitchen
Reading Level: 4
Interest Level: 3-6
Food is an important part of Chinese culture. Meals are a time for families to be together, and special foods are eaten during festivals and celebrations. Readers learn about the connection between Chinese history, culture, and cuisine through informative main text and fact boxes. Along the way, they also find colorful photographs of a variety of tasty Chinese dishes. This is also a hands-on learning experience, as readers are invited to make their own traditional Chinese foods by following sets of simple, step-by-step instructions. Helpful tips and safety information ensure that this is a safe and fun process for everyone!