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Black Bean Soup Recipe for Cold Winter Days

In Winter our bodies prefer to store energy. For this season a black bean soup is perfect. Not just because of the delicious flavors, but also because is has a function in this season. To regenerate and nourish you.

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Bone Broth; the Ultimate Health Tonic in Winter

Bone broth was one of the biggest food trends last year. Anyone who has visited New York recently will have noticed that there are a lot of shops where you can buy warm broth drawn from bones, cartilage, marrow and meat. Don’t miss it and just make your own one (see recipe in this article).

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Salt and Water Winter Reflections

The Salty Flavor is associated with the WATER element – Winter season in Western World. Salt is been used since time immemorial, as a seasoning for food, as a method of payment, as a preservative for food and also as medicine. Being so crucial to life; we put some winter – water – salty thoughts together.

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Dutch Catch: Shellfish in Winter

The salty flavor associated with the WATER element – Winter Season, is not just about salt itself, but also mineral rich shellfish like oysters and sea vegetables. Salty flavors are used to strengthen the entire system. They build up the bones, increase stamina and will power.

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Daikon Winter Salad; courtesy of the Conservatorium Hotel

With courtesy of Schilo van Coevorden – Taiko | Conservatorium Hotel: Daikon salad with ginger dressing. Good strengthening foods for the winter season include miso, a salty soy bouillon. This winter salad with ingredients like daikon – winter radish -, ginger and soy is perfect for the season where our nose is still running, and can warm the metabolism.

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BBROOD – real Artisan Sourdough Bread

When aromas of freshly baked warm bread float into your nostrils, creating a longing for uncut, round Middle Age artisan breads, you might be in the neighbourhood of BBROOD. While walking near one of there shops, you easily smell your way.