Introduction

Issa’s Edible Adventures is a food brand teaching kids about cooking, nutrition, and culture.

Issa strives to inspire curiosity about the world and an openness to new tastes and flavors.

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Kitchen Basics

Kitchen Safety

LEARN Kitchen Basics:
Kitchen Safety

Safety first! Let’s learn essential tips to stay safe in the kitchen.

Note to parents and kids

Please be extra careful in the kitchen. Follow safety and hygiene rules as best you can. Kids, be especially careful when you handle a knife or when you’re anywhere near boiling water or anything hot (stove tops, ovens, grills, etc.). Always make sure an adult is supervising you in the kitchen..

Download Little Chickies coloring and Letter A tracing sheets here:

LEARN Kitchen Basics:
Kitchen Equipment

The best chefs always know their way around the kitchen. Let’s learn about essential kitchen tools.

Note to parents

Note to Parents and kids: Please be extra careful in the kitchen. Follow safety and hygiene rules as best you can. Kids, be especially careful when you handle a knife or when you’re anywhere near boiling water or anything hot (stove tops, ovens, grills, etc.). Always make sure an adult is supervising you in the kitchen.

LEARN Kitchen Basics:
Guide to Hand washing

It’s hand washing time! Let’s learn about proper hand washing

Note to parents

Note to Parents and kids: Please be extra careful in the kitchen. Follow safety and hygiene rules as best you can. Kids, be especially careful when you handle a knife or when you’re anywhere near boiling water or anything hot (stove tops, ovens, grills, etc.). Always make sure an adult is supervising you in the kitchen.

LEARN Kitchen Basics:
Baking Equipment

The best bakers always know their way around the kitchen. Let’s learn about essential baking tools.

Note to parents

Note to Parents and kids: Please be extra careful in the kitchen. Follow safety and hygiene rules as best you can. Kids, be especially careful when you handle a knife or when you’re anywhere near boiling water or anything hot (stove tops, ovens, grills, etc.). Always make sure an adult is supervising you in the kitchen.

Recipe #1: Hot Cross Buns

Let’s talk about grit and perseverance with the Little Chickies! ¡Hablemos de agallas y perseverancia con los Pollitos!

Hot Cross Buns:

These sweet yeasted buns, invented almost 700 years ago, are known for their signature cross on the top. Traditionally made around Easter time, hot cross buns contain both spices and dried fruit which make them extra tasty!

Ingredients:
Flour, Yeast, Milk, Butter, Eggs, Raisins, Cinnamon

Activity #1: Ingredient Spotlight

This activity sheet highlights the ingredients for this recipe.  Match ingredients to the picture. You can color it too!

Activity #2: Fun Facts

This coloring activity sheet highlights 3 fun facts about Hot Cross Buns. You can color it too!

Recipe #2: Yogurt

Yogurt:

Yogurt, also spelled yoghurt, yogourt or yoghourt, is a creamy soft dairy treat prepared by fermenting milk with added bacteria.

Ingredients:
Whole Milk, Plain Yogurt

Activity #1: Final Product and Fun Facts 

This activity sheet highlights fun facts about Yogurt. You can color it too!

Watch this video

Click here to watch this Tibetan Folk Milking Song

Listen to the songs

Click here to listen to these Tibetan Songs on Spotify

Activity #2: Milking Songs 

Do you know about milking songs? These songs are sung while milking animals. They differ from culture to culture and the type of animal being milked.

Recipe #3: Paratha

(South Asian Crispy, Flaky Flatbread)

Paratha:

A Crunchy, puffy Indian flatbread made using 3 ingredients you have at home

Paratha Key Ingredients: 
Flour, Oil, Salt

Download the recipe:

Activity #1: Final Product and Fun Facts 

This activity sheet highlights fun facts about Paratha. You can color it too!

Recipe #4: Vanilla-Cinnamon Chia Pudding Parfait

Vanilla-Cinnamon Chia Pudding Parfait Key Ingredients:

Chia seeds, milk (dairy or non dairy), mixed berries

Download the recipe:

Activity #1: Ingredient Spotlight 

This activity sheet highlights the ingredients for this recipe.  Match ingredients to the picture. You can color it too!

Activity #2: Final Product and Fun Facts

This activity sheet highlights fun facts about chia seeds. You can color it too!

Recipe #5: Issa’s Overnight Banana Blueberry French Toast

Overnight Banana Blueberry French Toast:

A baked version of french toast perfect for Mother’s Day

Overnight Banana Blueberry French Toast Key Ingredients:

Bread, milk, eggs, bananas, blueberries, vanilla, cinnamon

Download the recipe:

Activity #1: Ingredient Spotlight 

This activity sheet highlights the ingredients for this recipe.  Match ingredients to the picture. You can color it too!

Activity #2: Final Product and Fun Facts

This activity sheet highlights fun facts about chia seeds. You can color it too!

Recipe #6: Issa’s All-Natural Morir Soñando

Issa’s All-Natural Morir Soñando:

This recipe is for a creamy, orange creamsicle-like drink that originated in the Dominican Republic

All-Natural Morir Soñando Key Ingredients: 

Milk, Orange Juice, Dates

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Activity: Final Product and Fun Facts

This activity sheet highlights fun facts about Morir Soñando. You can color it too!

Recipe #7: Issa’s Mango Lassi

Download recipe:

Issa’s Mango Lassi

This recipe is for a sweet, fruity, yogurt-based drink from India. 

Mango Lassi Fun Facts

  • Lassi is a traditional drink from the Indian subcontinent that blends yogurt with fruit, spices and sometimes nuts. There are both salty and sweet versions!
  • Mango is the National Fruit of India.
  • Cardamom is a spice that comes from a seed pod, helps with digestion and has antioxidant and antibacterial properties.
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