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  • China,  Goji,  Indian summer,  Job's-tears,  Recipes,  Summer

    Beverages for summer well-being and health…

    emointhekitchen Herbal tea is mostly composed of various traditional Chinese medicines, and its functions, indications and appropriate groups differ according to the various medicines used. Traditional Chinese medicine has the four qi “warm heat, cold and cold” and also has the healing principle of “hot is cold, cold is hot”. In response to the heat and humidity of a hot summer, herbal teas are usually made from cold and cooling products. In summer, yang is prosperous, and drinking herbal tea for one or two months to cool down the heat has little effect on the human body. However, after the beginning of autumn, the weather cools down and the yang…

  • China,  Recipes,  Summer

    Herbal Tea Recipes

    emointhekitchen Summer has arrived, the temperature rises sharply, the heat is unbearable and it is easy to get heatstroke. Medicinal tea has a good preventive effect on heatstroke, is cheap, simple and convenient to produce, and is deeply loved by people. Make herbal teas to clear coughs and relieve the summer heat, from which everyone can choose. Chrysanthemum tea 10 grams of chrysanthemum tea. Pour boiling water, and soak for 10 minutes before drinking. Put a pinch of chrysanthemum flowers in a glass and water with boiling water. Suitable to drink 2-3 times a day. This tea drink acts as a soothing wind and dispels heat, cleanses the liver and…

  • Japan,  Recipes,  Summer

    Lavender tofu

    emointhekitchen At the turn of the season, when it rains a lot and the air pressure changes drastically, sleepless nights continue and it tends to be poor quality sleep. How about a good sleep recipe using lavender that is perfect for such a time? The scent of lavender makes you feel relaxed and invites a good night’s sleep. Using soy milk made from vegetable soy protein, the effect of soy isoflavone can be expected, and it is a recommended dish for vegans and vegetarians. Lavender is a Labiatae plant that blooms with pretty purple flowers. In addition to being used as a talisman and amulet for a long time, it…

  • China,  Indian summer,  Recipes,  Soups,  Summer

    Sweet vegetable soup with Job’s-tears

    emointhekitchen In the Chinese cycles of the seasons and the elements, Earth is often referred to as Indian Summer, or late summer, which is considered a time for slowing down and gathering in. The sweet taste enhances qi. However, this statement only applies to sweet and neutral, warm vegetables, all kinds of cereals, meat, fish, eggs, legumes, fats, nuts and seeds – in other words, it applies to all nutritious foods that have a delicate taste. All of these foods (although some relate to other organs) strengthen the qi of the spleen. Sweet moisturizes. This claim applies to cereals, root vegetables, fruit, dried fruit, fruit juices and sweeteners, such as…

  • Indian summer,  Recipes,  Soups,  Summer

    Chickpea soup for the dojo period

    emointhekitchen Summer, with plenty of mushrooms and forest fruits, alternates with colder foggy mornings with lots of morning dew and ubiquitous glittering cobwebs. Nature is beautifully coloured golden, many fruits and vegetables ripen, and the country is beginning to prepare for the energy of autumn. We have an old summer here, the symbol of which could be a Hokkaido pumpkin – round, like the energy of late summer, orange-yellow, sweet and harmonizing and very beneficial for our health during this period. We need: Pre-soaked chickpeas, Satureja (If you have your own from the garden, use the whole easy to remove before mixing), natural rice (or long grain rice), 2 potatoes,…

  • Recipes,  Summer,  Sweet Stuff

    Strawberry custard dessert or a light snack

    emointhekitchen (for the pleasure of the taste of summer and juicy fruit, for children) Strawberry fruit jelly is an excellent eggless dessert, especially on vacation. This delicious dessert is not only healthy but also requires very little cooking time and does not contain any fancy ingredients. You can easily do this in advance, cool and serve. We need: barley or wheat couscous, almonds, cereal milk, starch, strawberries (or other fresh summer fruits), agar, dark cane sugar, (lemon balm, mint) Procedure: Prepare couscous according to the instructions and mix with peeled and crushed almonds in a ratio of 3 parts couscous for 1 part almonds. Stack some of the fresh fruit…

  • Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Summer

    Trout with steamed vegetables and coloured rice

    emointhekitchen Trout as a predatory freshwater fish is also suitable in summer. The warm weather “steals” qi from us, and if fatigue is combined with anorexia and weakened digestion, it is just easily digestible white meat suitable for strengthening the energy of the centre. Of course, it also depends on the appropriate preparation in steam or quick treatment of skinless flights using delicate vegetables and herbs. For healthy individuals, trout beautifully balances side dishes of raw salads, which you use with caution. We need: fresh trout, lemon, Rosemary, salt, carrots, zucchini, leeks, onions, coloured rice, coriander stem, cumin, oil, butter. Procedure: You fly the cooked trout, you can use the…

  • Indian summer,  Job's-tears,  Recipes,  Summer,  Sweet Stuff

    Almond cream with Job’s tears and coffee grain

    emointhekitchen The compiled menu is designed to support the stomach and spleen, which is enhanced by the sweet taste, orange and yellow colour, and from food, especially Job’s tears, Hokkaido pumpkin, sage or roasted grain drink. The stated amount is for four people. We wish you good taste! Dessert (or morning porridge) Almond cream with Job’s tears and coffee grain You will need: 200g barley groats 200g Job’s tears Almond butter Rice malt or other vegetable syrup Almond slices Almond drink (or other cereal milk) Procedure: Pearls soaked overnight are boiled in triple water for 1.5 -2 hours with a few grains of salt. Strain while still warm after cooking…

  • Recipes,  Soups,  Summer

    Mung bean soup

    emointhekitchen In the warmest period of the year, we naturally have an increased need for refreshment, cooling and replenishment of fluids. From the point of view of Chinese medicine, however, it is important not to damage the internal harmony of organs with excessive cold and the amount of fluids that our body can no longer process when replenishing Yin. The reward will be beautiful hair, supple skin without swelling, graceful movement, good eyesight, a healthy colour on the face, a radiant smile after a good night’s sleep and a positive mood of the mind. What benefits the spleen? Regularity, light and dull diet (without extreme flavours), briefly cooked, naturally sweet…

  • Recipes,  Soups,  Summer

    Beetroot and tomato soup with polenta gnocchi

    emointhekitchen When I get beetroot in my kitchen, I hardly need recipes. It’s such an inspiring ingredient that it cooks almost by itself. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have a few ideas for you. (Suitable for higher blood pressure, dryness in various parts of the body, and heat, on the contrary, be careful in case of chills or moisture.) You will need: 2 medium or 5 small pieces of beetroot, 4 ripe tomatoes, ½ larger carrots, a piece of celery, polenta, parsley, butter, salt, cane sugar, spices to balance the cold effects – carefully, just a pinch together – freshly ground pepper, caraway seeds, anise, fennel, fresh basil for…