Tag Archives: Miso

Eat, Fast And Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Day Meal Idea Under 300 Calories. Japanese Inspired French Onion Soup With Oven Baked Parmesan Crisps.

At first glance French Onion Soup may seem to be an incongruous choice for a 5-2 fast day meal idea. Visions of deep bowls filled with caramelised  onions simmered in a rich beef broth and thick gratinéed  croutons of bubbling … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. Nasu Dengaku. Roasted Eggplant With A Sweet Miso Glaze.

Another of my favourite Japanese dishes that lends itself wonderfully to the 5-2 fasting diet. Nasu Dengaku. An incredibly delicious combination of soft silky baked eggplant and sweet miso. Umami at its very best. Traditionally prepared over a charcoal grill … Continue reading

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East Meets West Fusion. Beef Bourguignon With Miso and Shiitake Mushrooms.

After almost a week of glorious winter days with temperatures over 20C  the weather has turned. We have woken to a cold snap. Reminding us that Spring may be around the corner but we still have a little way to … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. Figuring Out What To Eat On Five Hundred Calories A Day.

Having watched the BBC documentary Eat, Fast and Live Longer I resolved that one day I would give the 5-2  eating plan a go. After all it  didn’t sound too onerous. Five feast days offset by only two fast days … Continue reading

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