Peko Peko Health Series #3: Seaweed

by: Emma Murakami on Nov 08, 2016

    Seaweeds are one of natures most potent super foods!   Seaweed has access to all the nutrients and therefore is one of the most nutrient and mineral dense plants on earth.   A few benefits of seaweed: - Seaweed is particularly high calcium, containing up to 10x the amount of calcium in milk and 8x the amount in beef. - Helps to regulate and purify our blood! Seaweed has a chemical composition close to that of our blood which means it is extremely helpful in purifying our blood. - Seaweed is high in Iodine, which is essential in maintaining a healthy Thyroid, to help produce and regulate hormones. - Studies have shown that seaweed is potent in antioxidants which helps with inflammation.   Seaweed comes in three edible varieties - red, g....

Peko Peko Health Series #2: Turmeric

by: Emma Murakami on Oct 26, 2016

Peko Peko Health Series: #2 Turmeric   There are many reasons why we infuse our rice with turmeric at Peko Peko! It’s not just for the lovely colour…   There has been a lot of buzz about the health benefits turmeric in Holistic health media lately, with turmeric lattes and tonics gaining more of a following.  And there’s a good reason for it (even though the practice has been around for centuries!)   Native to India and Southeast Asia, Turmeric has been popular in cuisines for several thousand years, and continues to surprise researchers in terms of the wide ranging health benefits.   The potential benefits of including turmeric in your diet include better regulation of inflammation, oxidation, cell signali....

Peko Peko Health Series: #1 All about Miso

by: Emma Murakami on Oct 20, 2016

Many people know about miso, but don't know what it actually is!

ABOUT MISO: Miso is a Japanese word which means 'fermented beans', which in the case of miso paste is almost always prepared using soybeans. Miso is essentially the fermentation of soybeans, salt and koji to produce a paste and is a Japanese seasoning used in soups, sauces and other dishes. Miso is a staple of the Japanese diet. UMAMI: The reason Miso is such an amazing ingredient is because not only is it great for your health, but miso gives amazing flavour in the form of the fifth flavour umami, a flavour which can be recognised in foods such as tomatoes, mushrooms, beef stock and cheese. Click READ MORE
Wok Tossed Noodles

by: admin on Apr 18, 2016

The ultimate in healthy wok tossed noodles & fresh teriyaki meals. Clean delicious flavours and heaps of vegetables! From 5pm every night, our chefs prepare fresh wok tossed noodles to order. Simply choose your meat, vegie combo, noodles and sauce, and leave the rest to us! All noodles are served with fresh coriander, mint and cashews. Our Teriyaki meals are also freshly made, served with Turmeric rice and veggies. You have the choice of free range chicken, salmon, beef and tofu. Gyoza Dumplings are also available to order! Delicious and tasty, these are served with our own soy vinegar sauce.....

Rice Paper Rolls

by: admin on Apr 17, 2016

All our rice paper rolls & salads come with one of our delicious, healthy dipping sauces. Choose from: Miso & ginger(GF), Spicy Thai(GF), Orange, carrot & ginger(GF) and Traditional Japanese.....