Ellen Kanner - Feeding the Hungry Ghost

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 6:00pm
Ellen Kanner serves up recipes that satisfy our  cravings "for more than just food" in Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith, and What to Eat for Dinner - A Satisfying Diet for Unsatisfying Times ($15.95). Her DIY Matzo, When All Else Fails Pasta, and Caribbean Christmas Pepper Pot serve to satiate more than our appetites. 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.”

Ellen Kanner is the Meatless Mondays blogger at Huffington Post and contributes to publications including Bon Appetit, Vegetarian Times, and Every Day With Rachael Ray. She is active in numerous food-based social projects, such as Slow Food Miami, and lives in Miami, FL.

Location: 
1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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By Ellen Kanner, Norman Van Aken (Foreword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608681648
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New World Library - February 5th, 2013

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.