Nina Simonds introduces us to the many healthy properties of Asian cuisine in her cookbook, “A Spoonful of Ginger” (Knopf). As a young woman, she chose to go to Taiwan instead of Paris to begin her culinary training. She’ll talk about what she’s learned from the Chinese about preparing foods that taste good and are good for you too.


  • Nina Simonds Author of several award-winning cookbooks, including "A Spoonful of Ginger."

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