Giada De Laurentiis writes new series for kids

Sep 08, 2013 1055

by Richard Gawel

She trained at the elite Cordon Bleu in Paris. She worked at Wolfgang Puck's famous Spago restaurant in Los Angeles. She's the star of "Giada at Home," "Everyday Italian," and "Food Network Star" on TV. She's a mom with deep culinary roots now sharing those traditions with her own daughter. And, Giada De Laurentiis is the author of a new series of chapter books for kids.

With Taylor Morris and illustrator Francesca Gambatesa, De Laurentiis takes young readers on a gastronomical tour of the world in "Recipe for Adventure" Pre-teen protagonists Alfie and Emilia Bertolizzi are excited when their great-aunt, Zia Donatella, moves in with them. Zia won't put up with their leftover takeout, though, and starts making meals from scratch inspired by her global travels.

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