If you’ve ever found yourself eating from cardboard and plastic containers using flimsy wooden chopsticks, the phrase ‘healthy Asian cooking’ may sound a little odd at first. However – as with most types of cooking – doing it yourself can make a big, big difference.
This series looks at several basic concepts which will help you put simple, healthy meals on the table whilst keeping the cost down, and the kitchen time to a minimum. It’s very much a win-win-win situation.
Part 1 : The Asian Diet Pyramid
You’ve probably already seen the healthy diet pyramid. The idea is just to take a few of the items near the top, and several servings daily of the ones further down. Very simple approach.
The Asian diet pyramid is quite similar, although a couple of the food groups have changed. Here it is :