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Recipe 10: Umami Rich Mackerel Rice

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Recipe 10: Umami Rich Mackerel Rice

Umami is described as 'a pleasant savory flavor' and one of the five basic tastes along with better known sweet, salty, bitter and sour.

In this recipe, I would really hope that you discover and enjoy umami. Kombu (or Konbu) shows up as the most umami packed food and mackerel is not far from it.

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Recipe 9: Tropical Ice Cream

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Recipe 9: Tropical Ice Cream

It is so easy to make, tastes great and leaves no guilt as you know how much fruits are in but not much sugar. I topped the ice cream with chopped dried fruits (left) and with some pieces of walnut meringue (right.)

 

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Recipe 8: Vegan Noodles with Tofu -perfectly nutritious dinner for everyone including vegans and gluten-intolerant people

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Recipe 8: Vegan Noodles with Tofu -perfectly nutritious dinner for everyone including vegans and gluten-intolerant people
This is not only a complete dinner for health-conscious people but also for Vegans and gluten-intolerant people. How could it be more useful than that? 

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Recipe 7: Yaki Udon with Konjac in Honey Soy Sauce: Low calorie Low carb comforting food

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Recipe 7: Yaki Udon with Konjac in Honey Soy Sauce: Low calorie Low carb comforting food
It is certainly an ideal comforting food for weight watchers and sports people. By using Konjac noodles, I managed to keep the calorie low: Konjac noodle has less than a half of cooked Udon noodle. It is also high in fibre and so I feel I do not have to keep a track of my '5-a-day' after having a ball of Konjac. As for the taste, Konjac absorbs the flavour of honey and ginger fantastically well. Why don't you give it a try? 

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Blog 6 Illustrations: How to sprout brown rice

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Blog 6 Illustrations: How to sprout brown rice

I have received lots of comments on my previous blog on Sprouted Brown Rice. Many people wanted to see what it looks so here it goes! Sprouted Brown Rice  You just need Organic GM free brown rice  A sprouter or a strainer To start, I would recommend 140g (approx. one cupful) of Brown rice which will make 2 servings of pure brown rice. You could alter the ratio of white rice and brown rice as you like. For example, 140g of sprouted brown rice could be mixed with the same volume of white rice. This will make 3-4 servings. Please remember  one...

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