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




Sweet Vegetable Miso Soup with Ginger

Designed by Wieke Nelissen

March 2


2 thick slices pumpkin cut into cubes
1 onion cut into cubes
3 ½ cups water
½ tablespoon instant wakame or 4 cm dried wakame, soaked
and cut into small pieces
½ tablespoon brown rice miso
1 tablespoon shiro miso
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon fi nely cut spring onions, for garnish
optional: 2 pieces mochi, cut into very small cubes



Bring the water to a boil, add the vegetables and boil until tender. Add the wakame. Take a little of the hot water to dissolve the miso in. Lower the fl ame, add the mochi and stir in the miso. Simmer for 3-4 minutes. Squeeze out the ginger and add the juice the last minute to the soup. Serve garnished with the spring onions.





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