A Spoonful of Ginger
Irresistible, Health-Giving Recipes from Asian Kitchens
By Nina Simonds
(Knopf, Paperback, 9780375712128, 336pp.)
Publication Date: April 12, 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.
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.
Nina Simonds has lived, studied, and traveled throughout Southeast Asia. She has written for Gourmet and The New York Times, among many others, and is the author of numerous award-winning cookbooks. Her website, www.spicesoflife.com, and video blog have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe. Nina Simonds lives in Salem, Massachusetts.
“Nina Simonds’s recipes are recipes for health as well as for sensory delight. This book will be a classic.”
—Andrew Weil, M.D.