A Spoonful of Ginger

A Spoonful of Ginger

Irresistible, Health-Giving Recipes from Asian Kitchens

By Nina Simonds; Beatriz Da Costa (Photographer); Don Rose (Photographer)

Knopf Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780375712128, 320pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 2011


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.

Praise For A Spoonful of Ginger

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