National Geographic : 1946 Mar
From Huge Sunken Caldrons a Monastery Chef Dips Rice for the Vegetarian Priests Wants of the priests are simple-one or two vegetables and a bowl of rice, and occasionally bean curds instead of meat. Each ofthese pots isbigenough tocook a thousand bowls of rice. The stove is fueled with wood from behind the wall. Cooking rice in such quantities is difficult, for the priests likeitlight and mealy (page 383).