We’re hungry for more than food,” writes the author. We’re hungry for connection, joy, meaning, completion, truth.” The foods every culture uses to mark milestones and seasons honor this multifaceted hunger and feed the hungry ghost,” a Tao concept about restless souls still hungry” beyond the grave. Ellen Kanner serves up recipes that satisfy these cravings, including DIY Matzo, When All Else Fails Pasta, and Caribbean Christmas Pepper Pot. In a voice as appealing as her recipes, Kanner seasons her text with warm, wise stories (helping kids plant a garden, hanging out at farmers markets, meeting Marcel, a Haitian who marks loss with soup) that show why Often, the best way to exercise your faith and serve the world comes in choosing what you eat for dinner.”
About the Author
Ellen Kanner is an award-winning food writer, "Huggington Post"'s Meatless Monday blogger, and the syndicated columnist the Edgy Veggie. Her work has been published in "Bon Appetit, Eating Well, Vegetarian Times, Every Day with Rachael Ray, " and "Culinate, " as well as other online and print publications. An advocate for sustainable, accessible food, she has served on the Miami boards of Slow Food and Common Threads. She lives in Miami.
Just what it takes, on and off the plate, to enjoy a richer life today.”
Mireille Guiliano, author of French Women Don’t Get Fat
Just what it takes, on and off the plate, to enjoy a richer life today.” Mireille Guiliano, author of French Women Don’t Get Fat