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Buddhist Diet For A Clear Mind: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

NPR | Jul 23, 2015

Detox diets come and go, like any other fad. In South Korea, one popular diet has staying power. It has been around for at least 1,600 years, ever since the founding of the Jinkwansa temple in the mountains outside of Seoul.

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July 23rd, 2015|

Buddhist nuns showed chef Eric Ripert how to cook with positive thoughts

The Splendid Table | Mar 13, 2015

For the third season of Avec Eric, chef Eric Ripert learned about temple food in Korea and tasted barramundi in Australia. Melissa Clark: You just got back from taping the last season of Avec Eric. How long were you on the road for the show?

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March 13th, 2015|

WATCH: Korean Temple Food that Feeds the Soul

Yahoo.com | Mar 5, 2015

On episode two of Avec Eric, chef Eric Ripert ventures on a quest for spiritual enlightenment, where he will have the rare privilege of learning the ancient cooking secrets of the Buddhist monks and nuns.

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March 5th, 2015|

Temple food: next wave in K-cuisine

The Korea Times | Sep 21, 2014

"The owner of our body is our mind, and the owner of our mind is our body," said Chief Monk Kyeho at the Jinkwan Temple in Eunpyeong-gu, northwestern Seoul, during an food demonstration, Thursday. The temple, located at the foot of Mt. Bukhan, is ...

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September 21st, 2014|

Chef Jeok Mun

Total Food Service | Aug 18, 2014

That is until the most famous monk Chef in the world, the Venerable Jeok Mun, flew from South Korea to New York City to cook this “enlightening” food for a select group of journalists, celebrity Chefs and culinary school students. The Chef also did cooking demos at the Fancy Food Show.

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August 18th, 2014|

No Garlic or Meat: Eating Like a Korean Buddhist Monk

The Daily Meal | Jul 7, 2014

Meals in a Korean temple are as simple and unassuming as the serene alcoves in Korea where they take place. The food itself is unlike anything experienced in the Western world. Eaten by Korean Buddhist monks, the dishes are ...

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July 7th, 2014|

Korean Temple Food Debuts at Lincoln Center

wherecanifindtheperfect.com | Jul 1, 2014

It’s a cuisine revered around the globe, though few outside of Korea have gotten the chance to try Korean Temple Food. But last week, the spiritual vegan food made a big impression on a few foodie writers (including yours truly) when world famous monk Chef Venerable Jeok Mun ...

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July 1st, 2014|

Korean Temple Food

Wanderlust in the City | Jun 29, 2014

As part of the Taste Korean Temple Food 2014 cultural event in New York City, I was invited to a Korean Temple Food dinner on the Upper West Side. I knew absolutely nothing about Korean Temple Food, so I was in for an education.

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June 29th, 2014|

A Tasty Preview Of The Fancy Food Show, North America’s Largest Specialty Food Exhibition

CBS New York | Jun 28, 2014

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — North America’s largest specialty food show is about to open in New York. The Fancy Food Show brings more than 100,000 products to the Javits Center starting on Sunday.

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June 28th, 2014|

Korean Temple Food Meets New York

KBS world Radio | Jun 24, 2014

Anchor: American food enthusiasts will have the opportunity to learn more about Korea’s Buddhist cuisine and culture for a week. A number of events introducing Korean temple dishes, including cooking classes and food tastings, are under way in New York.

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June 24th, 2014|
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