Acknowledging the challenges of feeding kids, Joshua David Stein, a meals author and mother or father, introduces “Cooking for Your Kids,” his assortment of recipes meant to fulfill kids, by saying: “For many parents, myself included, the dinner table can be a battlefield.” So to fill the arsenal he turned to cooks who’re additionally dad and mom. His sources embrace Sean Brock, Pierre Thiam, Danny Bowien, Elena Arzak, Ana Ros, Jocelyn Guest and Erika Nakamura, Daniel Rose and Marie-Aude Rose, and Suzanne Goin and David Lentz. The recipes run the gamut from easy fruit kebabs by Lee Anne Wong of Koko Head Cafe in Honolulu and a vegetable frittata by Will Goldfarb of Room four Dessert on Bali, to an adult-pleasing rooster, leek and tarragon pie from Margot and Fergus Henderson of St. John in London. Each entry has a compelling clarification.
“Cooking for Your Kids: At Home With the World’s Greatest Chefs” by Joshua David Stein (Phaidon, $39.95).
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