Wieke Nelissen is a leading cooking teacher in the international macrobiotic community and has been an active teacher for over 30 years.
She has written many articles for various macrobiotic publications, and designed many original dishes.
Her recipes are characterized by
simplicity and are easy to prepare, tasty, colorful and family-oriented.
Since 1978, Wieke has been the co-director of the Kushi Institute of Europe, together with her husband Adelbert Nelissen. They have 5 children and 10 grandchildren.


Wieke can be contacted by email: wieke@macrobiotics.nl




Macaroni with Summer Vegetables

designed by Wieke Nelissen



August 29

  • 500 g macaroni
  • 2 small zucchini (courgette) cut into ½ cm thick matchsticks
  • 2 small carrots cut into ½ cm matchsticks
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • salt and shoyu to taste


Cook the pasta in lightly salted water al dente. Rinse and drain. Put the oil in a wok and stir-fry the garlic for 1 minute on a low fl ame, then add the carrots and continue to stir-fry for 1 more minute on a medium high flame. Add the zucchini, a little salt and the mirin. Stir 1/2 minute more. Now place the macaroni on top of the vegetables and cover the wok with a lid. Let the pasta heat up on a low flame for 1 minute. Mix the vegetables with the pasta before serving. You may add 1 tablespoon of shoyu at the end of the cooking for taste.




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