The Book of Jook
A Healthy Alternative to Typical Western Breakfast
By Bob Flaws. 223 pg., 6" x 9" paperback. This book is all about Chinese medicinal porridges, or in Cantonese, jook. Usually cooked in a crock pot overnight, jook is a combination of specific grains, vegetables, meats, eggs, and Chinese herbs. These porridges can be used either as the main or supporting treatment for numerous diseases or preventively to promote good health and long life. They offer an easy and economical way to revolutionize breakfast.