Esalen Cookbook

Esalen Cookbook

by Charlie Cascio
     
 

Welcome to the cooking of Esalen, where healthy, organic, and naturally grown ingredients take center stage in recipes that will satisfy the soul as well as the body. The recipes are easy to make, taste excellent, and look great. Many of them include simple, high-protein vegetarian and vegan versions as well. So get ready to experience the Esalen Cookbook. The

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Welcome to the cooking of Esalen, where healthy, organic, and naturally grown ingredients take center stage in recipes that will satisfy the soul as well as the body. The recipes are easy to make, taste excellent, and look great. Many of them include simple, high-protein vegetarian and vegan versions as well. So get ready to experience the Esalen Cookbook. The perfect recipe awaits you.

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Library Journal
The Esalen Institute is a nonprofit organization that hosts a communal living space and retreat in Big Sur, CA. Cascio served as the head chef there from 1988 to 2004, and this beautifully illustrated work seeks to capture the spirit of the institute with an eclectic mix of exotic and basic recipes. While Cascio emphasizes organic ingredients, he has not written a traditionally "healthy" cookbook. Readers will find he liberally uses cheese and other dairy products, meats, and even a crab cake recipe based on Rice Krispies! Many of the meat-based dishes include suggestions for converting the recipe to a vegetarian version. The book draws on many ethnic cuisines, but most of the dishes use commonly found items. Although the lack of any nutritional information is a definite weakness, most public and academic libraries with culinary collections will still find this a useful addition.-Deborah Lee, Mississippi State Univ. Libs., Starkville Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586858520
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
09/08/2006
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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BREADS

Orange Essence Raisin Bread

Apricot Nut Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Banana Coconut Bread

Dark Russian Rye Bread

Sourdough Rye Bread

Semolina Sourdough Bread

Spelt Sourdough Raisin Bread

Trustee Muffin

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