How To Cook Your Life

16/02/2009
  |  Buy to Own: 16/02/2009
  |  94 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary profiling San Francisco-based Zen Master and cookery book author Edward Espe Brown, and exploring the guiding principles of Zen Buddhism as they apply to the preparation of food as well as to life itself. Filmmaker Doris Dorrie follows Espe Brown as he travels from the Scheibbs Buddhist Centre in Austria to Tassajara, running a series of cooking seminars based on the principles established 800 years ago by Master Eihei Dogen Zenji, the founder of the Japanese Soto-Zen school.