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18Jun
2019
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Kelp is on its way

First published 6/10/2011 updated 18/6/2019 Seaweed has long been an essential part of the Japanese diet and noted for its healing properties in the East since 3000 BC, now modern cuisine has begun to embrace mineral rich marine algae with abundance.  Seaweed, also known as sea vegetables, are predominantly edible with varieties that include wrack, […]

26Oct
2011
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Open Sesame!

These rootin’, tootin’ gluten free numbers are just the ticket when you feel like a cheesy snack ‘cos they taste just like those commercial bickies you get from the shops! I’ve  altered Jody Vassallo‘s recipe from her great book “Wheat and gluten free”. Allow the dough to rest a little as it will help the […]

04Aug
2011
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Ume-sho-kuzu

Ume-sho-kuzu is one of the most widely prescribed Japanese macrobiotic home remedies. It is made from kuzu, umeboshi, a pickled sour plum and shoyu. Kuzu is the root of a Japanese plant like arrowroot, which grows wild in mountainous regions. This tonic helps to strengthen the blood, improve circulation, restore energy and promote good digestion. Great […]