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A Spoonful of Ginger

A cookbook of Asian flavors and Chinese medical practices.

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Those that enjoy Asian food and cuisine will be happy to know that those great flavors can be created at home. A Spoonful of Ginger is a cookbook written by Nina Simonds that offers irresistible, health-giving recipes from various Asian kitchens. This cookbook also offers some helpful information on Chinese medicine practices and dietary advice. These recipes have some healing power to help rid your body of certain ailments while satisfying your need for a tasty meal. There are 200 recipes within A Spoonful of Ginger and while not all of them offer a remedy, they do all offer great flavor. The medical advice that is given in the cookbook is straight forward and to the point, so there’s more room for recipes. A Spoonful of Ginger shows you that food can be regarded as holistic while also being great tasting.

PRO
  • Includes 200 recipes
  • Some recipes help with ailments
  • Offers dietary advice as well as recipes
  • Recipes offer various flavors from Asian countries
  • Medical advice is brief
CON
  • None to speak of
DIET and NUTRITION

A Spoonful of Ginger is a cookbook showcasing Asian flavors and recipes that include a host of solutions to some of the most common health problems. Not all of the 200 included recipes offer a health benefit, but those that do are explained in a brief way. Some of the health issues that can be dealt with through recipes included in the book are depression, high blood pressure, hangovers, frostbite, impotence and many others. The recipe chapter categories include nourishing soups, seafood, poultry, vegetables, soybeans and tofu, sweet flavors and, the kitchen clinic and herbal tonics. Some of the recipes you will see in this cookbook include:

  • Braised Duck with Tangerine Peel
  • Baked Black Bean Shrimp
  • Steamed Fish with Black Mushrooms and Prosciutto
  • Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Leeks and Fennel
  • Spicy Garlic Lobster
  • Steamed Asian Pears with Honey and Almonds
  • Classic Chicken Broth
  • Steamed Fish with a Fresh Cilantro Sauce
  • Grilled Miso Fish Fillets
  • Grilled Ginger Teriyaki Tuna
EXERCISE

There is no exercise guidance available with A Spoonful of Ginger.

CONCLUSION

A Spoonful of Ginger offers readers and cooks a two for one benefit. Not only does this cookbook include delicious recipes from Asian countries, it also has info on how to deal with some of the most common health problems through certain foods. You can use this book to satisfy your hunger and improve your health.

Common Misspellings

spoons of ginger, sponful of ginger, spponful of ginger, spoonfl of ginger


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