Delicious recipes and lessons from The Dynamite Shop, the premier cooking school for young cooks, from beginners to budding chefs.
The Dynamite Shop is where kids from 7 to 17 have a blast learning fundamental cooking skills that they carry into their home kitchens and real life. From their Brooklyn school and in online classes, they’ve taught thousands of kids how to make dinner (and breakfast, and lunch…and dessert) with their signature mix of food kids really wantto make, and detailed guidance.
This cookbook features recipes from simple quesadillas filled with sautéed greens, a hearty lasagna, and a classic layer cake to exciting dishes like a quick, summery mac and cheese made with a light ricotta sauce, a puffy Dutch Baby pancake, and gingery pork or vegetarian Cantonese-style dumplings. With each recipe is a tip, trick, or technique that kids will learn and remember, not just for the next time they make this dish, but every time they get into the kitchen. Whether you’re just beginning to cook or you’re ready to tackle anything in the kitchen, this cookbook will empower and engage you to make a lifetime of great meals.