Vivacious vegetarians

Vivacious vegetarians!

A day of celebration for vegetarians around the world World Vegetarian Day is celebrated every year, on 1 October to promote joy, compassion and the life-enhancing possibilities of being a vegetarian. It is endorsed by t...
Super Seaweed

Super Seaweed

Other than being a great wrapping for your sushi, seaweed has wonderful health benefits when incorporated into your diet Edible seaweed is usually available in three colours – red, brown and green. The most popular...
Should you go Organic?

Should you go Organic?

Is organic food all that it’s hyped up to be? Well, here’s what an expert has to say… When you see the words ‘organic food’, what comes to your mind? That it’s healthy? Pesticide-free and more nutritious?...
Korean kimchi knockout

Korean Kimchi Knockout

This fermented dish has more to offer other than a slice of Korean culture Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made out of vegetables pickled with a variety of seasonings. Kimchi is usually made from napa ...
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Healthy, Healing Herbs

By Winnie Ong Hui Dhing Lovers of Asian cuisine are inevitably exposed to the rich medley of culinary herbs native to the tropics. A typical wet market teems with enigmatic jungle herbs (ulam) next to ordinary “garden ...
almonds

Nuts about Almonds

By Edeline Anne Goh Did you know that the almond tree is a cousin of the peach, cherry and apricot tree? Just like its cousins, the almond tree bears fruits and beautiful fragrant flowers but what we enjoy most is defini...
yogurt

Give Your Tummy Some Love!

By Edeline Anne Goh What’s pleasant on your taste buds, easy on your tummy, loved by the young and old and hugely beneficial to your overall health?  A cup of bio-live yoghurt, of course! Now, you must be wondering, w...
coriander seeds

The Wonders Of Coriander

By Edeline Anne Goh The coriander plant, scientifically known as Coriandrum Sativum, is a valuable plant. Both its leaves and seeds offer multiple health benefits. If you’re not too familiar with the word ‘coriander...
garlic

Garlic Goodness

By Edeline Anne Goh Scientifically known as allium sativum, or better known as bawang putih in Bahasa Malaysia, garlic is a relative to onions, shallots, leeks and chives. Often a staple ingredient in most dishes or eate...