Worldwide aims of local cookbook

PUBLISHED: 15:58 03 July 2008 | UPDATED: 09:12 10 June 2010

A CELEBRATED chef has released a cookbook to help third world countries with recipes indigenous to the countries helped. Paul Da Costa Greaves has been working in conjunction with the Environment Agency and, together with other renowned chefs, has release

A CELEBRATED chef has released a cookbook to help third world countries with recipes indigenous to the countries helped.Paul Da Costa Greaves has been working in conjunction with the Environment Agency and, together with other renowned chefs, has released From West to East a culinary feast.The book uses recipes with local produce and includes some interesting dishes from some of the countries being benefited.The book will raise money for Water Aid as part of its work to provide clean drinking water and sanitation.Paul, seen recently in the ITV1 programme Skills for Chefs, said: "It's a good book helping the children - I just wanted to expand my work with children from here to abroad."The book is the latest in a string of work the chef has been doing with children.Paul was at St Peter's School, in Exeter, earlier this month teaching pupils how to cook seafood and fresh fish.The master chef will also start his work with Anti-Social Behaviour Order, ASBO, children in September, teaching them how to cook as a form of social therapy.He said: "We have put them into categories and little boxes but I am all about getting to put all their energies into food."They have an opportunity in getting involved in my environment - it is a rich experience and you give them valuable skills."From West to East a culinary feast is available to buy at all bookshops.

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