The Miso Book by John Belleme
The Art of Cooking with Miso

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For centuries, the preparation of miso has been considered an art form in Japan. Through a time-honored process, soybeans and grains are transformed into thiswondrous food, which is both a flavorful addition to a variety of dishes and a powerful medicinal. Scientific research has supported miso’s use as an effective therapeutic aid in the prevention and treatment of a range of disorders. Part One of this guide begins with miso basics—its types and uses. A chapter called “Miso Medicine” then details this superfood’s healing properties and role

in maintaining good health. Easy directions for making miso at home are also found in Part One. Then Part Two presents over 140 healthy recipes in which miso is used in dips, spreads, soups, and much more. Whether you are in search of healthful foods or you simply want a delicious new take on old favorites, The Miso Book may be just what the doctor ordered.

 

About John Belleme

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John and Jan Belleme are the country's leading authorities on miso and other traditional Japanese foods. After living in Japan, where they learned the craft of miso-making firsthand,the Bellemes co-founded the American Miso Company. Their extensive research on Japanese foods has resulted in four books and over a hundred articles. Currently, the Bellemes are involved with A Taste of Health, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of natural foods through education. John and Jan Belleme are the country's leading authorities on miso and other traditional Japanese foods. After living in Japan, where they learned the craft of miso-making firsthand,the Bellemes co-founded the American Miso Company. Their extensive research on Japanese foods has resulted in four books and over a hundred articles. Currently, the Bellemes are involved with A Taste of Health, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of natural foods through education.nbsp;
 
Published July 11, 2012 by Square One Publishers. 192 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Cooking. Non-fiction

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This book covers different types of miso, how to make miso at home and miso's health benefits, which include lowered cholesterol and enhanced immune function.

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