Chinese medicine practitioners often recommend Bone Broth as an addition to your diet, particularly over the cooler months. It is suggested for the TCM Diagnoses of Blood Deficiency or Yin Deficiency, to help restore your body with the structural proteins it needs. Bone broth is awesome for your health but sometimes it doesn't taste that great, and if you have to have it day in, day out it can be a little bit on the boring, stodgy side. So, we've decided to share a quick & easy recipe for a beautiful soup that you can enjoy, based on bone broth.
Seasonally in the Chinese medicine framework, Summer resonates with the element of Fire. Bit of a no-brainer, really, if we take enough time to observe the world around us and the way the Sun heats up, the Earth dries out, fruits ripen and in Australia, bushfire season starts. But what happens in human beings during this time, and what impact does it have on our health, according to the ancient Chinese?
This Spring picture recipe instructable is for Black Fungus - a popular Chinese side dish/salad. Specialist Asian ingredients can be hard to come by in the country but Lisa at This Little Piggy Asian Market in Castlemaine has it pretty well stitched for anything you might need to make this dish. In fact, she is… Continue reading Black Fungus? Really? Um. Yes. Give it a crack!
Making, drinking and incorporating Chai into your diet is a great thing to do when it's cold in Winter, and as a general health tonic and preventative, depending on the herbs you choose to add. It's all very optional. So below, follow your heart and your senses and build your own cup of awesome.