Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen: Recipes from the East for Health, Healing, and Long Life by Yuan Wang and Warren Sheir and Mika Ono

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  • ISBN 10 073821325X
  • ISBN 13 9780738213255
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  • Published Mar 04 2010
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 320
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher The Perseus Books Group
  • Imprint Da Capo Press Inc

Publishers Text

This easy-to-use book offers quick and delicious recipes that follow the ancient Asian practice of cooking with healing herbs and other therapeutic foods.

Award-Winner in the Cookbooks: International category of the 2010 International Book Awards Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen reveals how easy it is to tap into the 3,000-year-old secrets of the Eastern healing arts. This entertaining and easy-to-use book provides scores of delicious recipes, anecdotes about various herbs and foods, and all you need to know about acquiring ingredients - even if you don't know the difference between a lotus seed and the lotus position. Highlighting ''super foods, '' such as goji berries, as well as more familiar ingredients like ginger, garlic, and mint, Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen includes indispensable information: an overview of traditional Chinese medicine, herbs, and food therapy; details on 100 healthy Asian ingredients; and healing recipes for common health concerns, including fatigue, menopause, high cholesterol, weight control, and diabetes.


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