By Wookwan: Wookwans Korean Temple Food: The Road to the Taste of Enlightenment

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Food came out its amazing This book is a perfect addition to my cookbook collection MUST READ IF U ARE INTERESTING IN VEGETERIAN COOKING THAT IS DELICIOUS AND FUN TO MAKE Very good I very much enjoyed reading this beautiful book I bought it because the meals served during my stay at a Korean temple stands out as a special memory of my time in that country and I appreciate the philosophy behind Korean temple cooking I may someday try a few of the recipes but I feel the book s philosophy of mindfulness and care in cooking and eating is something one can carry into other cooking pursuits In summary if you appreciate Buddhist philosophy you l probably be A Fairly Honourable Defeat likely to enjoy the book than if you re justooking for a practical cookbook I really ove this book if you ove Korean food I highly recommend it I Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue live near an International grocery store that is Huge with items from all over the world and a very good Korean section but I still wouldn t be able to find some of the ingredients needed in some of these recipes However I don t mind If I really want to make them I could probably find some substitute ingredients I stillove the book The recipes in this book are mouth watering yet simple Even though some ingredients can t be found outside Asia it is easy to replace them Try the grilled king oyster mushrooms or the stir fried walnuts I used parsley instead of the recommended Sichuan pepper eaves and you will simply want to continue trying every single recipe in this book. For some dairy ingredients nor does it use the five spicy vegetables that are thought to distract the mind; instead flavors are precisely crafted by thorough understanding of the ingredients and their natural aromas Temple cuisine holds at its very core a reverence for ife and Wookwan s 41 meticulous recipes embody her philosophy and conscientiousness for nourishing the not only the body but the soul.

Missing in the bugak recipe the ratio of glutinous rice flour and water and how to cook it maybe i am wrong Yes the book is beautiful It s filled with gorgeous pictures and detailed information regarding the anguage used in temples However most of her recipes are very common knowledge if you are a korean I eat vegan korean food and I already know the most of her recipes by either earning from my mom or just figuring out by watching others And butter as an ingredient WhyThere was a recipe with mushroom and asparagus but it was just a simple American buttered grillsaut ed mushroom with asparagus recipe Really So disappointed Save a tree If you are korean the book is not worth of your money If you do not have any experience with korean food this can be an interesting book or collection While I understand that some may have been upset by this book I found it to be one of the most inspiring cookbooks in recent years This actually makes me want to make food preparation a meditation It s not for culinary snobs or pseudo chefs who want to contribute to the curating of food blogging IGers I feel this book would also help those who may want to go in a healthier and meaningful step in dietary choices Google this person and find out why I feel better just having this book and Gone (Gone, look forward to making some of the recipes which cater to seasons The ingredients also inspire to source foodocally I met her in a cooking class at school and seriously the way she cooks and the way the. Rinciples of cooking temple food interspersed with her own accounts and tips among the recipes Korean temple food has been practicing what we now call the farm to table concept using ingredients that are only homegrown or naturally cultivated combined with an eco friendly clean eating mindfulness with a history of over 1700 years It is also vegetarian cuisine; it does not use any animal products save.

I had high hopes on buying this bookAs a Threads Of The Shroud lifelong amateur cook I m curious about the Korean temple cuisine and it s touted benefitsChinese Cantonese cooking has an element of medicinal cooking in all areas of the foodThis book is beautifully presented with nice picturesIt s the type of book where you d feel proud to have on your coffee tableIt feelsike a hipster statement about how enlightened you areHowever the recipes seem intentionally hard to dowith certain ingredients being unobtainable unless you re a skilled forager in Korea No alternative is istedFurther there s minimal explanation for whyhow various ingredients and recipes are structuredIn most cuisines the seasonality of the ingredients and nutritional content mattersLastly and I may be presumptuous the actual recipes barely scratch the surface of the cuisine presentedthree recipes for gruel Seriously Great book it was very useful when I had to cook for my vegan friendvery intetrsting and healthy recipesI found some recipes great for kids snack as wellRecipes were easy to follow Fantastic I am ucky enough to have access to everything in the book uf I don t have access i can MAKE them I DO have another temple cooking book this one offers variety If you purchase a court food book you may find some crossover but this is where it is at It is a nice book with great recipes but I am a bit disappointed Maybe I was hoping to know about temple food and details about how the nuns cookPs i think there is something. Wookwan breaks the boundaries of spiritual exercise and culinary practice in this first of its kind meditative cookbook of Korean temple cuisine As the first volume of temple cuisine published in English Wookwan herself has written an elegant volume that introduces the reader to Korean temple food including what it means to care for the ingredients at each step of preparation following the three key

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Wookwan entered the Yaksusa temple in the Gwanak Mountains in 1988 under the teaching of the Venerable Jeong Hwa She graduated from Suwon Bongnyeongsa Sangha University where she also completed research work She received her master's degree in Buddhist studies and completed her doctoral coursework at the University of Delhi in India; afterwards she practiced vipasanna meditation in Myanmar and its vicinitiesIn September of 2010 Wookwan participated in the first Korean Temple Food Festival held in New York City The event was extremely well received by the local audience Following in October of 2014 she held a lecture and tasting at a Slow Food event held in Turin Italy and in 2015 went to Spain to represent Korea at Madrid Fusion 2015 to demonstrate Korean temple cuisine and traditional barley red chili paste; she also held a workshop of temple cuisine at the Korean Cultural Center in SpainIn August 2016 with invitation from the Korean Cultural Center Kazakhstan Wookwan presented a temple food workshop and the following summer in 2017 hosted an exhibition and luncheon event at the Korean Cultural Center in Hungary December of 2017 she was invited by the Korean Cultural Center New York to hold a special lecture and workshop in partnership with the Natural Gourmet Institute and the Culinary Tech CenterWithin Korea Wookwan has held numerous lectures and programs hosted by the official educational sector of the Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism under the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism since 2010 and in 2015 she has actively taken part in workshops and teaching events hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs and the Korean Food Promotion Institute As the Director of the Mahayeon Temple Food Cultural Center in Icheon Korea she holds regular workshops on temple cuisine and also hosts events in partnership with Gyeonggi Province and Icheon City Published works include Wookwan Sunim's Temple Food with a Mother's Touch and Wookwan Sunim's The Taste of Awakening in Korean You can follow her on Instagram wookwansunim