A Spoonful of Ginger: Irresistible, Health-Giving Recipes from Asian Kitchens (Paperback)

By Nina Simonds, Beatriz Da Costa (Photographer), Don Rose (Photographer)
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From the best-selling authority on Chinese cooking, a groundbreaking cookbook based on the Asian philosophy of food as health-giving. These 200 delectable recipes not only taste superb but also have specific healing properties. It's a question of balance: countering yin, or cooling, foods, with yang, or hot, foods, and neutralizers like rice and
noodles. It is all here in this remarkable book. From the exotic to the earthy, Simonds will convince you that you can enjoy marvelous food every day relishing its good taste and knowing it is good for you.

About the Author

Nina Simonds is America s preeminent authority on Chinese cooking. She is the author of A Spoonful of Ginger.

Beatriz da Costa does interventionist art using computing and biotechnologies. She is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine.

Don Rose is director of Carolina Kickstart and adjunct lecturer at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Praise For…

“Nina Simonds’s recipes are recipes for health as well as for sensory delight. This book will be a classic.”
   —Andrew Weil, M.D.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375712128
ISBN-10: 0375712127
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: April 12th, 2011
Pages: 320
Language: English