Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Slow Cooking with the Toledo Zen Center

November 12-14
The Toledo Zen Center & Drinking Gourd Dharma Circle will be Holding an Event Featuring….
Edward Espe Brown, Author, Chef and Zen Priest

Beginning with The Tassajara Bread Book in 1970 Edward Espe Brown has been teaching and inspiring cooks and bakers to realize their capacity to nourish themselves and others with their labors in the kitchen.

Ordained as a Zen priest by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in 1971, he has led meditation retreats and cooking classes throughout the United States, as well as Austria, Germany, Spain, and England.

His work and teaching is now the subject of a documentary movie How to Cook Your Life, directed by Doris Doerrie. Many of the stories in the movie also appear in his latest book The Complete Tassajara Cookbook (published by Shambhala, September, 2009). Edward’s other books include Tassajara Cooking, The Tassajara Recipe Book, and Tomato Blessings and Radish Teachings. He also edited Not Always So, a collection of Suzuki Roshi’s lectures.Roshi’s lectures.

Edward will lead workshops on Mindfulness Touch, cooking, Zen Master Dogen’s Tenzo Kyokun’s Instruction to the Cook, baking and he will give a Dharma Talk on Sunday. For information on Edward’s workshops, please download our brochure. Class is limited, please contact us to sign up!

[ To register, please send an email to tzcevents@gmail.com ]

• Friday 12th, 7:00 p.m. Living the Sustainable Life – Toledo Zen
Center, 6537 Angola Rd., Holland, OH, (free will offering).

• Saturday 13th, 9:00 a.m. to Noon & 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. How To Cook
Your Life: A Food Workshop – Michael Leizerman’s kitchen, 4728
County Road 3, Swanton, OH, (fee: $100, space limited!).

• Sunday 14th, 10:30 a.m. to Noon. Dharma Talk on Zen Master
Dogen’s Tenzo Kyokun (Instructions to the Cook), (free will offering);
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ”What’s Cooking? A Hands-On Expression of Zen”
- Toledo Zen Center, 6537 Angola Rd., Holland, OH, (fee: $25).

To learn more about Edward Espe Brown please read his new article “Let Your Passion Cook,” which appeared in the March 2010 Shambhala Sun or visit the The Peaceful Sea Sangha website.

For more info on event, check out: ToledoZenCenter.org