Nutrition, Nutrition Infos

Purslane – Healthy ‘Weed’

During the Slow Food & Yoga Festival here on Gili Air I stumbled upon a talk by a few of the most famous cooks in Indonesia. They were talking about edible weeds growing just outside your house, or along the sandy pathway on the island. Purslane is a small succulent that I have seen growing… Continue reading Purslane – Healthy ‘Weed’

Nutrition, Nutrition Infos

The Six Tastes

The Six Tastes, which like the Three Doshas are derived from the Five Great Elements, help to establish balance of the body’s Doshas by performing essential functions for the organism. Sweet - Composed mainly of Earth and Water. Sweet increases Kapha, decreases Pitta and Vata.It is cooling and heavy. It nourishes and exhilarates the body… Continue reading The Six Tastes