August 23, 2021

#BookReview: History Is Delicious by Josh Lurie

Synopsis: A delicious children’s book by Honest History uncovering the history of cuisine and culture from around the globe. 

From well-known cultures to those just being rediscovered, History Is Delicious explores the history of different dishes, cultural traditions, and even a few great recipes. What does Ethiopian cuisine look and taste like? Find out for yourself with each beautifully illustrated page that makes learning about food fun. Discover the role cuisine plays in the fabric of unique cultures from around the world and enjoy some great tasting food along the way. Featured sections include History of European Cuisine, Dining "Do's and Don'ts," Dumplings of the World, Recipes from Around the World, and so much more.

History for kids has never contained more adventure than in the new series by Honest History, History Is ________. Each book in the series presents a topic in a fun, engaging way that inspires kids to make a positive impact on history themselves. Dive into the world of Honest History with the first two books, History Is Inventive and History Is Delicious.


Rating: 5 Stars
My Review: This was such a fun book for me to read! I loved how the words and pictures were colorful and giant!  It made it so easy to read and understand.  I think kids in school will really enjoy this one. This one was delicious! 

About the Author

Josh Lurie is a renowned food journalist living in Los Angeles where he founded Food GPS in 2005 and continues to showcase the best food and drink, regardless of price or cuisine, while sharing stories of people behind the flavor. Growing up in suburban New Jersey, Josh discovered his love for great food and culture while taking family trips into Manhattan. He graduated from Vanderbilt University and spent seven years working in television before launching Food GPS to fully pursue his passion for food and culture. Josh has contributed articles to numerous publications, among them The New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe Hollywood ReporterFood RepublicEater LA, and dineL.A.

Hailing from Yorkshire, Laura Foy is an illustrator and set designer based in London, England. Laura uses traditional mediums to create her signature colorful and playful work. You can find more of Laura’s work at

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