Food As Medicine
“A spoon full of sugar makes the medicine go down…” Oh, Mary Poppins, you are sooo yesterday! The Chinese have something much better and certainly healthier. The China Daily has a story about a restaurant that adds herbs to food in order to increase their healthfulness in a very pleasant way, for example, cooking chicken with the herb ginseng, boiling ginger into a drink, or adding angelica to stew. The article highlights a restaurant, the Herbal Cuisine Kitchen in Beijing, that has devoted its entire menu to foods cooked with helpful herbs. To read the article, click here.