Disgustingly Delicious

By Soledad Romero Marino


Publication Date: May 30, 2023

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Ages 7 to 10, Grades 2 to 5

Gives a sense of how history and culture have shaped some typically disgusting sounding dishes from different countries (and why they might not be so gross after all).

Have you ever wondered what some of the world's most disgusting sounding dishes are? If you think eating broccoli or anchovies sounds unappealing just wait until you hear what's on the dinner table around the world!

“Tastefully learn about other cultures? Yes!”—Kirkus Reviews

Cow's intestines, jellied eels, gigantic tuna eyeballs, stinky herrings... These might sound like disgusting ingredients to make witches' potions with, but no, they are delicious and exclusive delicacies served in different parts of the world.While every page might not make your mouth water, the aim of this book is to question what we consider disgusting and to show the incredible diversity and creativity of the world's cuisine. Dish by dish, you'll also discover surprising stories and historical facts.A really fun read which brings the gross factor! We hope that this book will help you keep an open mind – yum!

About the Author

Soledad Romero Mariño is the author of several children's books, includingAwesome Accidents, although she began her literary career by directing some biographies for Reservoir Books (part of PRH Spain).Montse Galbany is an extraordinary illustrator who has worked on many books and has worked with clients such as Rebel Girls and YouTube. She is the illustrator of the Junko Tabei - Masters the Mountains (A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book) and Awesome Accidents.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 48 pages

Publisher: Orange Mosquito

Publication Date: May 30, 2023

ISBN: 9781914519703

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