February. Blech. It’s the most Monday of months. But there are ways to revive your spirit and return your body to its sprightly spring ways, including thumbing through Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen: Recipes from the East for Health, Healing, and Long Life by Dr. Yuan Wang, Warren Sheir, and Mika Ono (Da Capo, $20). It will put an instant spring in anyone’s step. [more]Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen also was among the books chosen for review by Publishers Weekly (February 8, 2010). The review begins:
For the uninitiated, using Chinese herbs can be intimidating. Admitting that “entering the world of traditional Chinese medicine is like learning a new language,” the three authors of this well-penned title highlight key concepts of east Asian herbal cooking, and lucidly explain their holistic approach to cooking. [more]We're excited about the book's release on March 9!