What's cooking in your kitchen this Thanksgiving? For a time of the year filled with gratitude and good food, even traditional Thanksgiving tables get a multicultural twist - tandoori masala turkey is one way to spice up your Thanksgiving!
But sometimes, as parents everywhere know, dinner time can be a constant battle. Trying to get kids to try new foods, adjusting spice levels for toddlers, making space on the table for parathas and pasta, food is a wonderful way to link us to to our heritage and traditions.
Have a look at our foods picks with diverse flavors that make talking, learning about (and eating!) food fun for everyone!
DIVERSE BOOKS ON FOOD
Alana's Bananas: Alana is bananas about bananas! How will she cope when her favorite food is no where to be found!
A Silly Story of Bondapalli: How do you get a picky prince to eat his peas? You dont! You serve him bondas instead! Learn how the royal cook whips us this tasty fritter that becomes the tastiest trend in town.
Around the World in 80 purees: Looking to introduce your baby to global flavors? Travel the world on a spoon with these fun recipes!
Brown like Dosas, Samosas and Sticky Chikki: Can you guess what all these have in common?
Chaat and Sweets : Discover Indian snack foods toddler style (minus clean up!)
Hot Hot Roti for Dadaji : Dadaji tells the word's best stories and shares the secret to his powerful adventures!
Milk Moustache : Are you up for the longest milk moustache contest?
Pickle Mania!: One determined girl ready to fight the supremacy of spicy pickles!
10 Gulab Jamuns! Gulab Jamuns plus Math equals happy kids and happy parents!
Saffron Ice cream: A trip to the beach in Coney Island conjures memories and flavors of a distant past.
Something to Chew On: A book on the origins and histories of different kinds of foods!
There's a Roti in my Lunchbox : Neha's lunch is always different from her friends but find out how she takes pride in her rotis and eats it too!
Wednesday Bazaar: Help Bela find her way back to her mother with the help of some unusual friends.
You Can't Always Tell : This is a great book to explain food allergies and how to be sensitive with other kids who may have food allergies.
Check out this post on 10 South Asian books to develop reading strategies