Healthy gourmet

Healthy gourmet

Altomonte is a beautiful village in the Calabria region of southern Italy, and while its people may be poor they are also wise.

Tuesday, 21 August, 2012, 10:36am


Bagels Forever Cinnamon-Raisin

HK$26 for four (326 grams), City'super Boiled in water and hearth-baked a la New York-style, these pre-sliced bagels have been made in Madison, Wisconsin, since 1973. Each bagel has 230 calories, one gram of fat, 47 grams of carbs and 10 grams of protein.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Get the skinny on chick pea dip

Eden Houmous

HK$75.50 for 250g, City'super

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


Discovered more than 2,000 years ago by the Chinese, tofu, or beancurd, is sometimes referred to as Asian cheese. Tofu is made from soybeans, water and a coagulant or curdling agent (usually a calcium salt).

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Merhaba Turkish

Fare Turkish snacks, main meals and desserts.

23 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Healthy attitude

Beo (below) might be in Central but it seems a long way from the busy bars and restaurants of Wyndham Street. 'We are operating an oasis. [Here, people] can have a break from work and

go to a whole new place,' claims executive chef Michael Rickman.

11 May 2008 - 12:00am

Beyrouth Cafe Central

Finally, a Middle Eastern eatery with affordable prices. The type of Lebanese joints in the West that hordes of students depend on for survival, Beyrouth Cafe Central is also a godsend for herbivores looking for a tasty and healthy fix. But beware the odd surprise.

2 Mar 2001 - 12:00am


Back in the days when vegetarianism was more often a philosophical option than a healthy-lifestyle choice, chickpeas would turn up in horrible variations such as croquettes and bakes on the student dining table.

Indian cuisine has always known exactly what to do with chickpeas (chana dal is delicious) and so have the Italians with their soups.

7 Nov 1997 - 12:00am