Three Bowl Cookbook
According to the fifteen-hundred-year-old tradition of Oriyoki, monks of a Zen monastery receive their meals in three bowls. Though adhering to the Zen way of simplicity, the food they eat is anything but boring. Now authors David Scott and Tom Pappas bring the succulent pleasures of a Zen monastery kitchen to Western readers, offering one-hundred-and-twenty delicious reci...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published April 15th 2000 by Tuttle Publishing
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I didn't even look at most of the recipes. It's a lovely, well-laid-out book with a bunch of little stories and explanations about life in the monastery. The focus is on how the monks use the mundane tasks of life (cooking, eating) to improve their Zen practice.