Posted on Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022

More diners choose to eat for their wellbeing

Functional foods are those that are nearly or wholly natural. While the movement towards eating for one’s wellbeing has been bubbling away for some time, it has exploded in popularity in 2022. Today, a significant cohort of diners consider food as much for its nutrient value as its taste.

More diners choose to eat for their wellbeing
Putting the flavour in functional dishes

Putting the flavour in functional dishes

Fortunately for chefs, the trend towards functional foods needn’t mean a compromise on dish quality. Many immunity-boosting ingredients are rich in flavour, such as ginger, turmeric, honey and garlic. In terms of a classic menu item like risotto, simple on-trend ingredient replacements can make this traditional favourite lighter and healthier.

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TECHNIQUE: Risotto

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Alternative risotto base

Build an alternative risotto base with ease using whole grains to create an interesting dish that is also nutritious.

Chicken moghrabieh risotto

Enjoy an interesting twist on the traditional arborio rice-based dish with our protein-laden recipe for Chicken moghrabieh risotto.

Mushroom pearl barley risotto

A vibrant mixture of mushies on a nutritious bed of pearl barley makes this Mushroom pearl barley risotto tasty and healthy.

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