Friday Fast Picks: Teens in the Kitchen!

A memoir from the world-famous chef describes his life as an orphan in Ethiopia, upbringing by his adoptive family in Sweden, and the cooking lessons from his adoptive grandmother that lead him to train in some of Europe’s most demanding kitchens.
Food Wars! series by Yuto Tsukuda
Soma Yukihira’s old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father’s culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10% graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress to the school that he belongs there at all?!

Treat Yourself! How to Make 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy Rice Treats by Jessica Siskin
The ultimate guide for playing with your food!  Make a cereal bowl, wedding cake, pie, checker board, or birthday cake out of crispy rice treats!!

Reading manga sure can make a person hungry! Food appears frequently in Japanese comics, but what exactly is it that the characters are eating? Introducing The Manga Cookbook, an illustrated step-by-step guide to preparing simple Japanese dishes using ingredients found in every Western kitchen. 
This cookbook provides an introduction to basic cooking techniques and includes easy-to-follow recipes for appetizers, entrées, and snacks.
A collection of favorite recipes from the first five seasons of the popular television competition show features such dishes as glazed lollipop wings, fish tacos with guacamole, pan-seared chicken with shoestring fries, and green tea panna cotta.
Teen Cuisine: New Vegetarian by Matthew Locricchio
Locricchio presents more than fifty vegetarian recipes for teenagers who want to cook, with detailed instructions and advice on ingredients, kitchen equipment, and cooking techniques.
A guide to baking for kids includes over one hundred recipes, including such offerings as berry scones, fluffy dinner rolls, jam thumbprint cookies, and chocolate cupcakes with nutella frosting.
This is the perfect book to take from the family pantry to a dorm room fridge, a first apartment, and beyond. With dozens of photographs as well as dream dinners for every skill level, this is the cookbook for anyone who wants to break out of a kitchen rut without breaking too much of a sweat.