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Alfalfa Sprouts Salad With Korean Kimchi, Kobe Beef And Meat Floss

Alfalfa Sprouts Salad With Korean Kimchi, Kobe Beef And Meat Floss

I try to eat raw alfalfa sprouts twice a week. Depending on what is available at the supermarket,  I’ll alternate between alfalfa sprouts, alfalfa and broccoli sprouts,  onion and alfalfa sprouts (onion sprouts are a tad bitter) and salad sprouts.  I only buy organic sprouts. […]

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Sweet Corns – Healthy Or Bad?

Sweet Corns – Healthy Or Bad?

I love sweet corns and so do my girls. The aroma of sweet corns steaming in the pot is really therapeutic, better than any expensive essential oils!  Today I am going to steam sweet corns for dinner, along with other dishes.  I have heard the […]

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Broccoli Health Benefits

Broccoli Health Benefits

Broccoli is such a versatile veggie. I can eat it in so many ways. My favorite way of eating it has to be by blanching it till it is slightly soft, yet crunchy.  Once blanched, I can either make it into a 1-pot dish like […]

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Okra (Ladies Fingers) Health Benefits

Okra (Ladies Fingers) Health Benefits

My girls never really liked okra or ladies fingers until recently.  And that’s with lots of training from both grandma and mummy to alter their taste buds.  I think most kids won’t fancy ladies fingers due to the slimy feel and slightly torny  texture on […]

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Jews Mallow To Treat Numbness Of The Hands and Diabetes — PICTURE OF JEWS MALLOW

Jews Mallow To Treat Numbness Of The Hands and Diabetes — PICTURE OF JEWS MALLOW

As requested by some of my friends and blog readers, I managed to buy another bunch of Jews Mallow from the organic veggie seller and have the picture snapped. Here you go: Notice the tiny little ‘bean’ like hanging on the twig? The taste and […]

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Jews Mallow To Treat Numbness Of The Hands and Diabetes

Jews Mallow To Treat Numbness Of The Hands and Diabetes

Lately, the pins and needles and numbness on both my hands, especially on my right hand are getting worse. I had Carpal Tunnel Syndrome about 2 months after the birth of Alycia, my first born more than 8 years ago. It was partially healed several […]

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Radish Health Benefits

Radish Health Benefits

I love radish, all types of radish – white skin radish, pink skin radish and green skin radish. I read that there is even black and purple radish, something that I have never seen. I love radish eaten in all forms – whether minced and […]

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Bitter Gourd Health Benefits

Bitter Gourd Health Benefits

Most people dislike bitter gourd as it is bitter and does not taste good but it is a full of healthy virtues. Bitter gourds are very low in calories but dense with precious nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, […]

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Crazy Over Chives

Crazy Over Chives

Ever since I ate this chives dish at Fong Lye Taiwanese restaurant recently, I got hooked on chives. The chives was all chopped up and stir-fried with minced pork, red cut chillies and tau cheong (fermented bean paste). It was really tasty. After that lunch […]

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Boiled Peanuts

Boiled Peanuts

My visiting parents from Ipoh bought a few kilograms of raw peanuts from the wet market for us. I’ve not bought raw peanuts for aeons and I miss eating them. Each time I see a vendor hawking boiled peanuts on a bike or tricycle (which […]

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