A cookbook to live by: a cookbook to love. The Living Kitchen is Jutka Harstein's celebration of good health and deliciousness, overflowing with easy-to-follow recipes full of life forces: a bountiful resource for your kitchen. Jutka has run the restaurant at the Harduf Kibbutz, Israel, for twenty years. This wonderful cookbook was born from her philosophy of sharing her recipes whenever asked, and the enthusiastic demand of her customers. The dishes are interspersed with captivating personal anecdotes telling of the inspirations behind her nourishing cuisine and her Rudolf Steiner-inspired philosophy of food. The Living Kitchen offers colourful meals for children, feasts for family and friends, warming winter soups, fresh summer salads, meals for the week using seven different whole grains, plus advice on nutrition and on planning balanced meals that will nourish body, mind and spirit. All the recipes are kosher and vegan recipes are indicated.