Medicinal Properties of Burdock (sourced from http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/burdock-000227.htm)
Burdock has been traditionally usedas a "blood purifier" to clear the bloodstream of toxins, as a diuretic(helping rid the body of excess water by increasing urine output), andas a topical remedy for skin problems such as eczema, acne, andpsoriasis. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, burdock is often used withother herbs for sore throat and colds. Extracts of burdock root arefound in a variety of herbal preparations as well as homeopathicremedies. In Japan andsome parts of Europe, burdock is eaten as vegetable. Burdock containsinulin, a natural dietary fiber, and has also been used traditionallyto improve digestion. In fact, recent studies confirm that burdock hasprebiotic properties that could improve health.
Pickled burdock available in Vegans Choice Grocery store in Newtown. Suitable as an additional topping to asian noodle salads, vietnamese rice paper rolls, sushi and other fresh summer salads.
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Blackboard Menu Special - Newtown Restaurant
We stock a range of specialty vegan raw or baked sweets in our Vegan's Choice shop: (For cake ordering, please contact 0405 030 555)
Vegan Cakes :
- Green Gourmet home-made vegan cakes selection:
Raw cheesecakes include: Lemon & Bluebery cheesecake, Mixed Berries cheesecake, Banana cream pie,
Chia & Chai cheesecake, Jaffa cheesecake & Chocolate & Raspberry cheesecake etc.
Baked cheesecakes include: Passionfruit cheesecake, Caramel cheesecake, Mocha cheesecake,
Green Tea & Lime Twist cheesecake etc.
Baked Flour cakes include: Black Forest cake, Caramel Mud cake, Carrot cake,
gluten-free Lemon & Cocount cake etc.
Vegan Cupcakes - Green Gourmet home-made cupcakes
- Viva cupcakes
Other Green Gourmet home-made vegan sweets include Brownies (gluten-free), Lamington, Apple Pies (gluten-free) etc.
Pies - Funky Pies
We also supply variety of our home-made kitchen products:
- Yum Cha Dim Sims;
- Cooking Sauces include Green Gourmet home-made cooking sauces
- gluten-free Tofu Ice-cream;
- Vegan Cakes & Cupcakes (gluten-free) etc.
Sun Herald Lift-out - 4 Oct 2009
Green Gourmet 'Recapturing the classics'
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SMH Good Living Review - 28 Aug 2009
Green Gourmet St Leonards scores 12.5 on Sydney Morning Herlad Good Living Review
"This vegetarian Chinese will win over a few carnivores with itscolourful, filling dishes, also good for people with allergies and intolerances."
Monthly Vegetarian Cooking Classes @ St Leonards Green Gourmet
Held on Sundays 10:30am - 2pm. Different menu options available, $20/person. Bookings call Chantal 0438 266 582