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Tassajara Recipe Book

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ISBN-10: 1570625808

ISBN-13: 9781570625800

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Edward Espe Brown

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In a friendly and informal style, Ed Brown presents the recipes that have made the kitchen at the Tassajara Zen Center famous for more than thirty years. "Ordinary food for ordinary people" is the way Brown once described his approach, but there's nothing ordinary about these culinary offerings. From appetizers to desserts, the over two hundred recipes use the freshest ingredients in ways that will tantalize the palates of everyone from down-home vegetarians to the most discriminating gourmet cooks. The recipes are interspersed throughout with line drawings, photographs of the center and its environs, and Brown's own poetry. This revised edition includes twenty-nine new and four revised…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/26/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.94" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

The Zen master Shunryu Suzuki was an unassuming, much-beloved spiritual teacher. Born the son of a Zen master in 1904, Suzuki began Zen training as a youngster and matured over many years of practice in Japan. After continuing to devote himself to his priestly life throughout the Second World War (when priests often turned to other occupations), Suzuki came to San Francisco in 1959. While some priests had come to the West with "new suits and shiny shoes," Suzuki decided to come "in an old robe with a shiny [shaved] head." Attracting students over several years, Suzuki established the Zen Center in San Francisco, with a training temple at Tassajara-the first in the West. After a lengthy…    

Introduction to the Revised Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Breakfast Breads and Pastries
Grandmother Mary's Coffeecake
Blueberry Muffins
Gingerbread Pancakes
Currant Cream Scones
Breakfast Bread Pudding
Guest French Toast
Multigrain Pancakes
Buttermilk Bran Bread
Cardamon Lemon Soda Bread
Buttermilk Pancakes
Eggs, Breakfast Tofu, and Our Latest Granola
Baked Eggs
Mexican Baked Eggs
White Wine Scrambled Eggs
Tofu Smoothie
Scrambled Tofu
Tassajara Granola
Yeasted Breads
Potato Bread
Millet Bread
Heidelberg Rye
Cottage Cheese Dill Bread
Three-Seed Bread
Yeasted Cheese Bread
Sundried Tomato Foccaccia
Soups and Stocks
Perfection Squash Soup
Potato Soup with Caramelized Onions
Green Bean Soup with Basil Butter
Carrot Soup with Orange
Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup
Spinach or Chard Soup
Lentil Tomato Mint Soup
Kale and White Bean Soup
Chickpea and Spinach Soup
Yellow Pea Soup with Cumin and Lemon
Green Corn Soup
Non-Dairy "Cream" Soup
Spicy Cashew Tomato Soup
Fruit Soup
Oriental Stock
Mushroom Stock
Salads and Salad Dressings
Mixed Green Salad with Grapefruit, Avocado and Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette
Spinach Salad with Feta Cheese, Red Onions, and Olives
Excellent Apple Salad
Asian Slaw
Baby Greens with Nectarines, Goat Cheese, and Fire-Roasted Walnuts
Tofu Bob's Herb Dressing
Chinese Cabbage Salad with Orange and Tahini Dressing
Chinese Cabbage Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette
Carrot Ginger Salad with Golden Raisins and Sour Cream
Avocado Salad with Grilled Red Pepper Sauce
Pineapple Jicama Salad with Avocado, Chilies, and Lime
Pickled Red Onions
Pungent Cucumbers
Our Salad Dressing and Variations
Avocado Dressing
Tahini Tamari Dressing
Sauces and Spreads
Nut Loaf Sauce
Tartar Sauce with Fresh Basil
Salsa de Mancha Manteles
Satay Peanut Sauce
Mint Chutney
Tomato Sauce
Herbed Feta Ricotta Spread
Almond Pate
Some Grain, Bean, and Vegetable Dishes
Properly Cooked Brown Rice
Bulgur Pilaf with Vegetables
Fabulous Black-Eyed Peas
Sesame Soybeans
Tofu Cabbage Grill
"Chinese" Cauliflower
Baked Onions with Balsamic Vinegar
Baked Tomatoes with Herbs
Green Beans with Sesame Paste and Garlic
Mushrooms with Bok Choy
Entrees with a Crust
A Very Large Pizza
Pizza Dough
Goat Cheese Zucchini Pizza
Pizza Mexicana
Tassajara Calzone
Greek Pizza with Spinach, Feta, and Kalamata Olives
Cabbage Pie
Pastry Dough for Savory Dishes
Cumin Cheese and Onion Tart
Tassajara Smoked Cheese and Spinach Pie
Tofu Entrees
Tofu Marinade
Grilled Marinated Tofu
Tofu Cutlets
Tofu Teriyaki
Tofu Pad Thai
Baked Tofu
Tofu Miso Stew
Sage Biscuits
Alaskan Tofu
Mushroom Tofu Stroganoff
Other Favorite Entrees
Scalloped Potatoes with Smoked Cheese
Cheese and Nut Loaf
Spring Vegetable Timbale
Chili Rellenos Souffle
Mustard Butter Pasta with Broccoli
Tortilla Casserole
Polenta and Mushroom Gratin
Polenta Eggplant Gratin
Roasted Vegetables with Satay Peanut Sauce
Cheese Enchiladas
Sour Cream Poppyseed Cake
Mocha Cake with Mocha Icing
Lemon Pudding Cake
Orange Raisin Walnut Cake
Fresh Ginger Gingerbread
Hazelnut Chocolate Cake
Apple Walnut Sour Cream Bread
Fig Bread
Coffee Almond Butter Cookies
Oatmeal Shortbread
Pecan Dreams
Brian's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Glazed Cream Cheese Lemon Cookies
Date and Pecan Confection
Quick Spice Cake
Peach or Apricot (Summer Fruit) Crisp
Berry (or Nectarine) Lemon Pudding
Melon Balls in Lemon Ginger Syrup
Lime Cream and Strawberries
Vanilla Creme Anglaise
Persimmon Cream
Gingered Figs
Autobiographical Tidbits