A Cooking Journey

A little funding, a pinch of dreams, a spoon of imagination, this is the recipe for a book made with the heart.

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A Cooking Journey

A Cooking Journey is :

  • A cookbook from 12 countries

  • the story of 2 French children and their friends

  • humorous illustrations


Synopsis :

Tao and Capucine are brother and sister. They are French and have lived in Shanghai, China, for 3 years. The opportunity to make a whole bunch of friends from all over the world!

Today, their mom needs their help to organize the UN Day. - “Kids! I need you! We have to find an idea to celebrate the feast of the world's children at school ... "

As their mom explains what they can do, Tao, with a big smile, walks up to his sister:

- "Follow me, I have an idea" ...


Go on an adventure with our two heroes and learn how to make their friends' recipes!


Who is behind this project?

Camille, their pastry mom, Amoureuse d'une Tarte Au Citron and full-time reader of stories.

It's been a while since I wanted to write a baking book for children.

And this year, I embarked on this crazy gourmet project.

It was my two children, Capucine and Tao, who were my inspiration. The moments of accomplices in the kitchen, their desire to learn to bake and this magnificent passion for books, tales and stories.

I said to myself "Why not? "

Why not combine their story, their adventure with their friends from all over the world and my world of pastry? The project was there.

It was now necessary to find ideas to tell their trip and find the best illustrator to bring their adventure to life!

Today the story is written, as well as the briefing for the illustrations.

Now it's time for translation. And yes, the book will be in French, English and Chinese!


This book is above all a souvenir book which traces the encounters of our two adventurers during their first 3 years in Shanghai.

In this book, everything is true. Camille, Emilie, Gloria, Julia, Vera, Emiliano, Martina, Pedro, Idris, Nico, Vega, Noé, Ellie, Imane, Lina, Ethan, Clara, Mikko, Ari, Mia are the friends of Tao and Capucine.

Meeting places are the places where their families love to meet.

The recipes in the book are the recipes that friends make with their parents.

I just imagined the plot and their means of transport to travel around the world ... But, that, I do not reveal it to you right away :)

For this project, I had the chance to work alongside a talented illustrator and a graphic designer with fairy fingers.


The book, in detail

The book will be available next year in April. Worldwide shipping

12 countries will be represented.

For each country, 2 double pages: the first with the history and the recipe. The second with the journey of Tao and Capucine illustrated.

Public: from 3 years old.

The recipes can be made by the child alone (depending on his age) or with 4 hands.

A4 book, color, trilingual (French, English, Chinese)


Next step ? It is done Now, Here and Thanks to you!

This crowdfunding campaign will serve both as an aid to find the necessary funds for the printing of books, communication, illustrations, layout ... And above all, will allow you to order, BEFORE ANYONE, your book :) and receive pretty goodies (bookmark, aprons, postcards, tote bags ...) from the Cooking Journey of Tao and Capucine


Waar dient de collecte voor

Thanks to your pre-order of the book, you allow to raise the necessary funds to cover costs such as illustrations, layout, communication, sending of counterparts and most importantly, you allow the project to emerge


1st Objective: 200 pre-ordered books!

You like the project and your generosity goes beyond the first step ?

We're aiming for 400 pre-orders!



What will the counterparts consist of?

Different packs are available:

1 / Small Reader Pack: your book and a HUGE Thank you, Thank You, 谢谢!

2 / Early Bird Pack: your book, a HUGE Thank you, Thank You, 谢谢! and free shipping for France and Shanghai. Please note, only 20 people will be able to benefit from it.

3 / Small Adventurer Reader Pack: your book + 1 bookmark + 1 tote bag (31x36cm) + a HUGE Thank you, Thank You, 谢谢!

4 / Small Reader and Globetrotter Pack: your book + 1 bookmark + 1 tote bag (31x36cm) + 12 postcards + a HUGE Merci, Thank You, 谢谢!

5 / Adventurer and Pastry Chef Pack: your book + 1 bookmark + 1 tote bag (31x36cm) + 12 postcards + 1 apron (3 possible sizes available) + a HUGE Thank you, Thank You, 谢谢!

6 / Adventurer Duo Pack: 2 books + 2 bookmarks + 2 tote bags (31x36cm) + 24 postcards + 1 Furoshiki to wrap your book in style + a HUGE Thank you, Thank You, 谢谢!

7 / Duo Pack of Grands Gourmands: An Illustration Numbered and Signed by the illustrator!  your 2 books and 1 Furoshiki to wrap your gift in style



The Furoshiki is the new fashion to stylishly wrap your gifts. This art of wrapping gifts with fabric comes to us from Japan where this technique has been used for centuries. It is really important to me to propose this kind of wrap.


The Furoshiki are made by Baluchon (for orders delivered in China) and Des Clémentines à la piscine (for deliveries in France)





You want to join Tao and Capucine

in their Cooking Journey?

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @amoureusedunetarteaucitron


Do you know a publishing house likely to be interested and / or have contacts with bookstores?

Let's take the time to chat together;)


Kies je beloning

Een gift doen

Ik geef wat ik wil


Early Bird - Little Reader


Geschatte levering: april 2021

MERCI, Thank You, 谢谢 your autographed book- Free Delivery ( France and Shanghai)
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