He’s a world renowed chef with several restaurants bearing his name and he has his own cooking shows on The Food Network.
But these days, all Emeril Lagasse wants to talk about is his latest venture — a new cookbook. Not just any cookbook, but a cookbook for kids and their families.
“Emeril’s There’s a Chef in My World!” (HarperCollins Children’s Books, $22.99 is a follow-up to the hugely popular “There’s a Chef in My Soup!” (2002) and “There’s a Chef in My Family!” (2004).
This latest cookbook was just the natural next step, says the man who made “bam” a household word.
“I got to thinking how we take so many things for granted in the world, including food,” Lagasse said during a recent telephone interview, “so I thought it would be a great idea to do an international cookbook . . . present recipes from a variety of cultures which have an influence on Americans young and old.”
In addition, Lagasse is quick to point out, “we are all part of one big global family and what better way to learn about other cultures than through their food?”
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