Mary Contini grew up in East Lothian above her family's Italian cafe. She is the bestselling author of numerous books about Italian life and cooking, including Dear Francesca, Dear Olivia, Valvona & Crolla: A Year at an Italian Table and The Italian Sausage Bible. She is a Director of Valvona & Crolla, the renowned Edinburgh delicatessen, restaurant and cookery school.
Pru Irvine is a food writer, author and journalist with a passionate interest in children's welfare rights. She has lead numerous cookery courses for children and until recently ran her own award-winning confectionary business.
'Fantastic recipes designed to be cooked by children'* Press & Journal *
'Encourage small people to don their mini chef hats and get involved in the kitchen... The recipes in this book really are easy peasy and also delicious. Accompanied by fun food facts and basic cookery techniques, children develop skills to last them a lifetime... lots of scrummy dishes from around the world'* The Independent, 11 best kids' cookbooks to them excited about food *