Miracle Food from Japan – Easy homemade Natto

What is Natto? With the risk of sounding trite.  You either love natto or hate it.  In Japan natto is regularly eaten as a breakfast food.  I still remember a family stay in Japan, where the little three year old daughter chowed down on a humongous plate of natto – every morning. Natto, to me, … Read more

Spice up your tea with some Chinese Licorice

Chinese Licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) is one of the traditional fundamental 50 herbs used in Chinese medicine. In Chinese medicine, licorice is used as an adaptogen helping the body to cope with stress, for respiratory issues and abdominal discomfort. Chinese medicine also cautions against using this herb with heart disease or any other heart issues as … Read more