Eat Like a Monk

A Plant-Based Guide to Conscious Cooking and Mindful Eating

Written By: Jody Eddy
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With 50 healthy and delicious plant-based recipes inspired by centuries-old traditions from across East, Southeast, and South Asia, Eat Like a Monk will introduce you to simple ingredients and seasonal rhythms, encouraging you to discover what it means to grow, prepare, and consume food as a spiritual practice.

Immerse yourself in the wisdom of the monastic kitchens of Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, India, and other countries, with dishes designed to nourish your body, mind, and soul. Sidebars on hospitality, sacred spaces, and fasting practices will teach you the joys and health benefits of conscious cooking and how to embrace eating as an act of enlightenment.

Recipes include pickled plum onigiri, jackfruit curry, samosas, lotus seed congee, and Buddha’s delight.

FOOD AS MEDITATION: Explore the art of conscious cooking and eating with insights into the traditions that have guided monastic kitchens for centuries. Discover mindfulness rituals, learn about sustainable farming practices, and find inspiration to create a more balanced and harmonious culinary lifestyle in your own home.

PLANT-BASED RECIPES: Enliven your cooking skills with easy-to-follow plant-based recipes from a variety of monastic traditions. Eat Like a Monk features entrees, sides, beverages, and other dishes, highlighting myriad cuisines.

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: Eat Like a Monk is written by six-time cookbook author Jody Eddy, winner of the International Association of Culinary Professionals Judge’s Choice Award and James Beard award nominee. Jody has spent five years traveling and researching temple cuisine while farming, cooking, and dining with monks throughout the world.

FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY: Whether you're an experienced chef or a novice in the kitchen, Eat Like a Monk provides step-by-step instructions accompanied by beautiful photography of both meals and monasteries, ensuring that every dish is a success.

RECIPES FROM AROUND THE WORLD: With heavenly recipes inspired by monastic kitchens in Japan, Korea, China, Thailand, India, and other countries, Eat Like a Monk lets you experience a world of diverse flavors while teaching you about a variety of different cuisines and lifestyles.
Format: PLC
Publication Date: 10/15/2024
ISBN: 9798886741391
Pages: 224
Trim Size: 8 x 10

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Jody Eddy, Author: Jody Eddy is a James Beard Award-nominated and IACP Award-winning author of seven cookbooks. She has been featured in The New York Times, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Gourmet, Bon Appétit, and CNN. She studied at the Institute of Culinary Education, and has cooked at the Michelin 3-star restaurants Jean-Georges in NYC, The Fat Duck in England, and Tabla in NYC. She is based in Spain.