Steamed Edamame

For one thing we order starters in a restaurant is to give time for dinner to arrive. One of our favorite starters in a Thai restaurant is edamame. Edamame is a Japanese name for young pods of soybean. They can be simmered, boiled, sauteed, microwaved. My family prefers steamed one and it is very refreshing…

Why Brown Rice?

That was the question my younger daughter asked me which startled me. Her Chinese and Japanese friends bring brown rice for their lunch in the school. I would say the environment  and the people we live with have a lot of influence in bringing  in thoughts and framing our habits. Everyone consumed brown for its…

Bulgar Upma

Bulgar is a whole wheat grain with 5% of removal of bran. It is parboiled and dried. In India it is called as Daliya. Daliya is mostly eaten as hot cereal by boiling in milk with added sugar. Upma is a usual breakfast recipe in India cooked with semolina. Cooking upma with bulgar has many…

Dietitian style of grocery shopping

What you stock in your pantry at home, you will eat it whether it is healthy or unhealthy. What matters most is the way you eat everyday rather than how you choose to eat once in a while. To keep yourself on track with any diet plan, grocery shopping is the important part of eating….