Wholesome and nourishing comfort food to revitalise the body and promote good health. Serve in generous bowls and instantly feel the healing benefits.
Chicken stock is rich in easily absorbed minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, sulfur, and trace minerals that our body needs for optimum health. These nutrients also help to reduce inflammation and nourish your digestive + immune system. Mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D which supports bone health, blood pressure regulation and optimum immune function.
1.2 kg (39 oz) organic chicken carcass
6 litres (192 fl oz) water
½ teaspoon flaked sea salt
1 onion, cut in half and gently charred in a hot dry pan
300 g (10 1⁄2 oz) carrots
slice of fresh ginger, thinly sliced
100 g (3 1⁄2 oz) celery
250 g (8 oz) 100% gluten-free buckwheat soba noodle
1 tablespoon tamari soy sauce
1 tablespoon mirin
1 tablespoon dried wakame, rehydrated
1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds
shichimi togarashi (accompaniment)
1 tablespoon olive oil
600 g (21 oz) Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced and whole
100 g (3 ½ oz) maitake or oyster mushrooms
100 g (3 ½ oz) enoki mushrooms
30 g (1 oz) shiitake mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
¼ teaspoon flaked sea salt
3 spring onions, sliced
small bunch of coriander (cilantro) leaves, to garnish
This should be served as a main course meal in large bowls.
For vegetarian option, use homemade vegatable stock in place of chicken stock.