50 Playful Pasta Recipes
“Not just for kids, customers of all ages will become pasta afficionados when they get a look at this fun-filled book. “—Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight
“Who ever thought there could be so many different types of pasta—and so many fun, creative ways to prepare and serve it? [Noodlemania!] fills a quirky niche in kids’ cookbooks.”—Booklist
“For young cooks interested in playful pasta projects.”—Library Journal
"Fun and simplicity are emphasized in this sure-to-become iconic cookbook that offers functional and edible dietary mainstays that the whole family will enjoy." —School Library Journal
Kids love pasta! It’s fun, easy to make, and good to eat. Noodlemania! serves up 50 great recipes to play with in the kitchen, from crazy-cute Super Stuffed Slugs and Ladybug Salad to savory Totally Tortellini Kabobs and Big Fat Cheesy Shells. It even has recipes for sweet desserts and snacks, like Sweet Ramen Trail Mix and Crunchy Cinnamon Noodle Ice Cream Sundaes.
Noodlemania! also teaches basic math skills and includes fun pasta trivia. How many thousands of years ago was the word noodle first used? What is the world record for the largest meatball ever? Let your kids have fun in the kitchen while sharpening their cooking skills with Noodlemania!
MELISSA BARLOW is the author of 101 Things to Do with a Salad and Easy Cut- Up Cakes for Kids. A food writer and editor, she lives with her husband and three children in Salt Lake City.