From the Seas to the Table

There is a reason why the Japanese people is recorded as one of the longest life span people in the world, the reason mainly being the food that they consume daily. As one says, ‘you are what you eat’; standard Japanese diet mainly consist of a good balance of carbs, protein, fiber, minerals, and fermented side dishes. Also, Japanese people are recorded as one of least number of obesity cases in the world too. It may be hard to believe as so many delicious yummy snacks originated from Japan, moderation is key.

The infamous sashimi dish is not foreign to many people in the world, you either love it or hate it, as it is a raw cut of seafood consumed with soy sauce & wasabi. Many fears the bacteria from the raw fish but many do not know the soy sauce and wasabi act as an anti-bacteria condiment & eliminating the ‘fishy’ smell, leaving only good bacteria that is safe to consume.

Did you including sashimi into your daily diet will help you lose the extra pounds as well? As it is packed full of healthy fats and protein keeping you fuller throughout the day and the protein helps you build muscles too. Salmon & Tuna has been well known for it’s benefit, it can be consumed either raw or cooked, if you do not know how to cook it at home just purchase your salmon from ‘Seafood Bay’ and our Grocer’s Kitchen actually offers a service that will cooked it for you too!

Sashimi is also a great idea for group gathering meal, it is suitable for sharing it is like a cheeseboard but with raw fishes, soy sauce and wasabi as condiments. Fun fact: Sashimi is not sushi!

Be sure to visit the Japan Fair that is happening at all B.I.G. outlets now, from 16th July to 9th August 2020! Sushi and sashimi are available from our outlets at The LINC, Batai, and Publika too. Click here to learn more about the Japan Fair.

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