Is the World’s Greatest Chef a Zen Buddhist Nun?

A lot of people sure seem to think so.Jeong Kwan is a Zen Buddhist nun who lives at the Chunjinam hermitage attached to the Baekyangsa temple, some hundred and seventy miles south of Seoul.Celebrity chef Eric Ripert is generally credited with bringing the world's attention to the modest nun with an extraordinary talent. But, in fact, she has been whispered about for quite a while.There's a lovely article at the New York Times, although there is that pesky paywall. If you don't … [Read more...]