Chapter BooksRecipe for Adventure Series
Brandi teams up with celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis to write four books in this fun chapter book series that pairs food, travel, and adventure!
In this, the fifth adventure in the series, Zia’s secret ingredient takes Alfie and Emilia to a city where the music and festivals are as fantastic as the food—Rio! There they meet Miguel Costa, who persuades Alfie and Emilia to take part in the children’s parade at Carnival. As the siblings navigate the busy streets of Rio, they discover a world of sights, sounds, and tastes they’ll never forget.
In this adventure, Zia’s magic ingredient transports Alfie and Emilia to beautiful and exotic Hawaii. There they meet Kai, Jacob, and Lana, who introduce them to the local sights—and surf! They also get a real taste of the islands when they help Kai’s uncle cook for a traditional luau. Between the hula dancing, surfing, and pineapple upside-down cake, will Alfie and Emilia be able to find their way home?
Recipe for Adventure #7: Miami
In this adventure, Zia’s secret ingredient transports Alfie and Emilia to a colorful city with a delicious spicy side—Miami! Known as the “Magic City,” this gorgeous destination welcomes the siblings with its blend of Caribbean-style cuisine, beautiful beaches, and bright neon-painted buildings. As soon as Alfie and Emilia hit the streets, there’s no telling what adventures are just around the corner.
Recipe for Adventure #8: Philadelphia
In this final adventure in the series, Zia’s secret ingredient transports the entire family to the historic city of Philadelphia. There they meet Emma and her parents who run a charming, old hotel. Before long the Bertolizzis are touring all the famous sights and tasting all the famous foods Philadelphia has to offer, but that’s not all the city has in store for them!