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 The Book of Miso

The Book of Miso, by William Shurtleff and Akiko Aoyagi. With 278 pages and many wonderful illustrations, this is the single most comprehensive publication about miso and its many health benefits ever written, including over 400 recipes. Regarded as a classic in the literature of food, The Book of Miso is a must for miso lovers. Newly revised, large format edition; published by Ten Speed Press, 2001
Miso more than Food: Life

By Suzanne Dionne (July, 2002) Contents include: the ten
healing benefits of miso, its nutritional qualities, and the importance of its enzymes and probiotic organisms. More than 40 simple and delicious recipes included. Spiral bound, 82 pages, $10. Order this book from South River Miso.

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration

By Dr. Weston Price (Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, Tel. 619 574 -7763). During the 1920’s and 30’s, Weston Price, a truth-seeking dentist from Cleveland, investigated the relationship of food quality to dentition and general health in many cultures throughout the world. Documented with remarkable photographs, this book is a most important study for our time.
  Miso and Soybean Chiang:

Bibliography and Sourcebook; First Century BC to 2000

Compiled by William Shurtleff and Akiko Aoyagi. The original source material from which The Book of Miso was written. It is the most complete compilation of its type in English concerning anything and everything ever written – in many cases, spoken! – about miso and related food products such as Soybean Chiang of China. Containing 1026 pages in 2 volumes, it is available, by special order, for $287 from The Soyfoods Center, PO Box 234, Lafayette, CA, 94549.

Aveline Kushi's Complete Guide to Macrobiotic Cooking

By Aveline Kushi (New York: Warner Books: 1989). One of the best books on the subject with a good section on miso. Aveline Kushi also wrote How to Cook with Miso (Japan Pub., 1984), which is currently out of print.
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