Mayumi's Kitchen: Macrobiotic Cooking for Body and Soul
By Mayumi Nishimura; Kodansha International, 2010
FROM FRONT JACKET FLAP:
"MACROBIOTICS -- the healthy, nature-friendly way of life based on a diet of whole grains, vegetables, and beans -- is now a global phenomenon. In recent years a number of Hollywood stars have taken up the macrobiotic diet because of its many benefits, which include higher energy levels, beautiful skin, a tranquil mind, and a greater sense of connection with the universe. In Mayumi's Kitchen, the woman who worked for seven years as Madonna's private macrobiotic chef shares with the world her dazzling recipes.
Mayumi Nishimura's unique style of cooking is healthful, intuitive, and easy to stick with. She draws her inspiration not only from Japanese food, which she grew up with, but also from Chinese, French, Italian, and any number of other world cuisines, as well as from macrobiotic traditions. She believes that enjoyment, above all, is the key to sustainable healthy eating, and that means adapting her cooking to cosmopolitan tastes. The reader will thus discover in her book a number of familiar-looking dishes prepared with macrobiotic as well as more conventional ingredients, in both Western and non-Western styles.
The centerpiece of Mayumi's Kitchen is her 10-day detox diet. Here readers can enjoy a macrobiotic menu that will transform them from the inside out....."
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