5 week courses are offered for anyone interested in learning more about the Macrobiotic diet and lifestyle. Held in Forest Row, East Sussex, these fun and fascinating courses leave you inspired to incorporate more of these foods into your life. One day courses are also on offer at certain times of the year.
If macrobiotics is not a philosophy you’ve yet looked into, chances are the term conjures up visions of image-obsessed celebrities and other food fanatics and a dietary regime of extreme complexity and rigidity. While there is an element of truth to this stereotype, you may be surprised to learn that macrobiotics, practised intelligently, is all about freedom. The term macrobiotics actually means “big life” (from the Greek “macro” which means “big” or “great”, and “bios” which means “life”).
For a vegetarian restaurant to wow the French is no mean feat. In May 2011, the reviewer from Le Figaro was so entranced by the presentation at multi-award winning Brighton restaurant, Terre a Terre, they almost had to remind themselves to eat the “fabulous vegetarian cuisine of this restaurant.” And ‘cuisine’ is not a word a French food critic uses lightly: beyond ‘good food’ – the standard in even the humblest French restaurant usually ranks with what we in Britain are prepared to pay through the nose for – instead an example of high culinary art.
Macrobiotic Shop started as an online business in 2009. In February 2011, we opened our first 3-D Macrobiotic Shop and Café in Forest Row, East Sussex. The shop offers the widest range of macrobiotic ingredients in the UK plus eco-friendly household, beauty and skincare products, a wide range of kitchenware, jewellery and books.
Understanding Food Energetics Featured
The study of Food Energetics begins with a detailed look at what you are eating on a daily basis. Practical considerations of what you bring to your kitchen for nourishment are the first big steps in discovering your basic dietary needs through food energetics.