Edward Espe Brown was ordained as a Zen priest in 1971 by Shunryu Suzuki, who gave him the name Jusan Kainei ("Longevity Mountain, Peaceful Sea"). While a student at the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, he wrote several bestselling books including The Tassajara Bread Book, Tassajara Cooking and Tomato Blessings and Radish Teachings. He also edited a book of collected talks by Suzuki Roshi called Not Always So. He is the subject of the documentary film, How to Cook Your Life, by Doris Dörrie.
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