Impress your Mum with some Huai Shan Magic (Maybe Your In-Laws too)!
Huai Shan is widely utilised by Chinese physicians in healing liver problems, blood detoxication, hair loss, joint-related issues, anti-ageing, immune function and to support kidneys function, despite the lack of clinical proof that supports the claimed effects. Some even say that it is the most natural food to aid in man's vitality!
It is an excellent source of B vitamins. It contains vitamin B6, B1, riboflavin, folates, etc. It is a good source of dietary fibre so it helps to reduce constipation and bad cholesterol. It is also a good source of vitamin-C, which is an antioxidant component.
- 200g of yamaimo/nagaimo/huai shan (Japanese Yam)
- 2 egg yolks
- 250ml of water
- 1.5 tablespoon of soy sauce
- 1.5 tablespoon of mirin (optional)
- bonito flakes (optional)
- 1 pinch of sugar
How to prepare
- Peel and grate the huai shan. Be careful as the huai shan gets slippery. Set aside
- Making the sauce, bring water to boil, add soy sauce, mirin, sugar, and bonito flakes and let it cool. Strain it and refrigerate for 20mins
- Pour the sauce over grated huai shan, the shredded nori, and two egg yolks
- All ready to eat