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    DescriptionFlorencia Clifford is a Zen cook. In this evocative and powerful book, we move seamlessly from Buddhist retreats in an isolated farmhouse in mid Wales, to the hills of Florencia's childhood in Argentina, and back again. She describes her experiences in sensual detail: the subtle and magical shifts in herself, the seasons, and the people around her. Along the way, she shares recipes and her insights. A journey of cooking and healing, taking us into a deep and sensuous understanding of the food she prepares, and of the world around us.


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    Title
    Feeding Orchids to the Slugs
    Subtitle
    Tales from a Zen Kitchen
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Florencia Clifford
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 500 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908363039
    ISBN 10: 1908363037
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.3
    BIC subject category V2: WBJ, VXA, HREZ
    BISAC V2.8: CKB086000
    DC23: 641.5636
    Thema V1.0: QRFB23, VXA, WBJ
    Illustrations note
    20 b/w
    Publisher
    Vala Publishing Cooperative Ltd
    Imprint name
    Vala Publishing Cooperative Ltd
    Publication date
    05 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Bristol
    Author Information
    Florencia Clifford was born and grew up in the city of Cordoba in Argentina. In 1994 she moved to York, where she lives with her family just outside the city walls. She has been working as a Zen Cook for the past seven years.
    Review quote
    If you aren't particularly interested in cooking when you start this book you certainly will be by the time you finish it. This book easily earns our strongest possible recommendation." Buddhist Book Reviews, December 2012
    Table of contents
    Foreword Prologue 1. The Welsh Farmhouse 2. Retreat 1: The Little Girl 3. Siestas and Storms 4. Retreat 2: Learning the Ropes 5. Tara 6. Retreat 3: Dancing with Death 7. La Granja 8. Retreat 4: The Art of Cooking 9. Porridge 10. Retreat 5: Cooking in a New Kitchen 11. Fina 12. Retreat 6: The Pilgrim Cook 13. Pomegranates 14. Retreat 7: Death of a Teacher 15. Ongamira 16. Retreat 8: Countless Jewels 17. Butterfly 18. Retreat 9: Transformation 19. Fly