Thai Cuisine – A Natural Healer?
Jul13

Thai Cuisine – A Natural Healer?

I adore thai food.  It smells wonderful during the cooking process and tastes delicious too.  And we are all aware that thai cuisine is a far healthier choice than some of its spicier peers.  So, the fact that it may also contain ingredients that are naturally healing, feels like the cherry on the cake! Recent reports have suggested that hospitals in Thailand offer their patients an alternative to western forms of medicine – a...

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Thai Healthy Eating
Jul02

Thai Healthy Eating

If you’re in the mood for an Asian meal from the Far East – Thai offers a range of lighter options  as the food is generally fresher and less heavy than Chinese. Thai dishes offer an abundance of vegetables and where there is fat, in peanut sauces for instance, it is often of the healthy, unsaturated kind. So if like many of us you are particularly figure conscious at this time of year but still want to dine out here is...

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Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe
May30

Spicy fish and cucumber salad recipe

As summer approaches us, are you thinking of something light and fresh to eat? Look no further – we have the perfect, cool dish to keep your taste buds ticking in this hot weather. The spicy fish and cucumber salad is a Southeast Asian dish with a contrast of different flavours including sweet, sour, spicy and savory all mixed together.  This salad is made from plain white fish which is used as the base of the recipe and strips of...

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Eating spicy food will cool you down!
May28

Eating spicy food will cool you down!

When you’re sat soaking up the sun what kinds of food run through your mind? Maybe ice cream, fresh salads or fruits such as watermelon? Well recent studies have found that hot foods like curries containing peppers are actually the ones to cool you down. Chillis are grown in some of the warmest regions, providing us with fiery foods like Indian curry, Thai soup and Jamaican jerk. Crying from the bite of a hot pepper or sitting over a...

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Ignorance to veggies costs catering industry billions!
May21

Ignorance to veggies costs catering industry billions!

Many of us would agree that Indian restaurants provide a better range of vegetarian curries on their menus than some of our favourite cafés, restaurants or workplace canteens. Launching its annual National Vegetarian Week (21 – 27 May 2012), which raises awareness to promote vegetarian food and benefits of leading a meat free lifestyle, the Vegetarian Society have revealed today that poor service for vegetarians and vegans could put...

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