Aveline Kushi was one of the world's foremost experts on macrobiotic cooking. She began her study of macrobiotics in 1950, under the guidance of George Ohsawa, the founder of modern macrobiotics. She married Michio Kushi in 1952, and for the next ten years taught macrobiotic and natural cooking in New York.
Michio and Aveline moved to Boston in 1965, and jointly
established a variety of successful macrobiotic enterprises and
educational ventures. Aveline's cooking classes in the Boston area
attracted thousands of students, and she and Michio lectured
extensively throughout the world. Wendy Esko is this country's
leading author of macrobiotic cookbooks. She began practicing
macrobiotics in 1971. Together with her husband Edward, and Michio
and Aveline Kushi, she helped develop the East West Foundation, a
non-profit educational organization. She began teaching macrobiotic
cooking in 1976, and her studies of macrobiotics have taken her
around the world.
Wendy teaches regularly at the Kushi Institute as well as throughout New England. She is the author of Introducing Macrobiotic Cooking, and Macrobiotic Cooking for Everyone.