Book of Jook: Chinese Medicinal Porridges
TITLE: The Book of Jook: Chinese Medicinal Porridges, A Healthy Alternative to
the Typical Western Breakfast
AUTHOR: Flaws, Bob
EDITOR: Wolfe, Honora L.
DESCRIPTION: This book is an introduction to the tradition of Chinese medicinal
porridges, called jook in Cantonese and congee or porridge in English. Cooked in
a crock-pot overnight and combining specific grains, vegetables, meats, eggs, or
various Chinese herbs, there are medicinal porridges for every type of ailment.
Included are hundreds of Chinese herbal porridge recipes for both prevention and
remedial purposes. This book can be used by laypersons as well as professional
practitioners and it contains the addresses of companies selling Chinese herbs