The Health Guru

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Nutrition Info: Calories in Xia Long Bao

Xia Long Bao (dumplings)

Yesterday my colleague was talking about the Winter Solstice celebration and her family tradition to come together to eat Tang Yuan (glutinous rice balls) and dumplings made by her mother.  This story sharing turned into hours of talk about dumplings – because I absolutely love dumplings.  And I’m sorry to say but you haven’t lived […]

Nutrition Info: Calories in Thai Vermicelli Noodle Salad (Thai Bun)

Thai Vermicelli Noodles

I enjoy the freshness of Thai food, but funnily enough I would rather eat Thai food anywhere else but in Thailand. I think so far I haven’t found the authentic Thai food and instead just the tourist traps.Thai and Vietnamese food is very similar.  They have a balance of flavours and typically incorporate salty, sweet […]

Nutrition Info: Calories in Bibimbap

Bibimbap in Korean translates to “mixed rice” and is easily described as a bowl of warm white rice topped with vegetables (thin slices of cucumber, zucchini, mushrooms, spinach, sprouts , lettuce), egg (raw or fried), sliced meat (beef or chicken) , chilli and kimchi. One variation of this dish can be served in a hot […]


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