Oden for Naomi

From Aveline Kushi’s Complete Guide to Macrobiotic Cooking Oden is a traditional Japanese stew, enjoyed especially during the colder months. It is cooked family-style on the table and eaten from the pot. Oden consists of tofu, daikon, and a wide variety of other ingredients in a broth and is frequently accompanied by hot sake. It […]

How to have good luck in 2005

Sometimes over the weekends, I go to Macrobi Garden in Osaka, where I study macrobiotic cooking and theory with Hiroyuki and Mie Naka. They are incredibly kind, compassionate, and intelligent people who glow very brightly. The most recent lecture with Hiroyuki was “How to have good luck in the New Year” The two parts to […]

Macrobiotic Summer Conference

P8150826 Originally uploaded by macro808. These are some of the beautiful people I study with in Japan. We all went to the macrobiotic summer conference in Vermont in summer of ’04

Start where you are

This whole concept of blogging is new to me, and suddenly, the whole thing feels a bit intimidating. How does it work? What do I do? What do I write? Is anyone listening? Strange! Even though this is a whole new realm of the internet for me, it seems important to stay up-to-date on current […]