Author: Vdelta driedsea

GREEN SEAWEED POWDER/ ULVA LACTUCA

Main Features 1. Improve amino acids biologic activity in diet; 2. Strengthen animals’ propagation capacity, promote delivery, increase conception and birth rate; Decrease mastitis rate, reduce after birth retention; Seaweed feed contains organic selenium, iodine, carotene and tocopherols, they all strengthen animals’ propagation capability. 3. Improve immunity and strengthen the resistance to irritability; Seaweed feeding […]

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 How To Grind Ikan Bilis / Anchovies Powder For Your Baby

   In my previous post titled 5 Nutrient-Rich Asian Foods For Babies, I talked about how ikan bilis (dried anchovies) are a good source of nutrients for babies. Imagine, they have EIGHT out of the ten recommended nutrients for babies by Babycenter.com, including calcium, Omega-3 and iron! However, we can’t expect our little ones to chew on ikan bilis (dried anchovies), […]

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FEED MY BABY: DRIED ANCHOVIES POWDER

I had been wanting to make this dried anchovies powder for a long time, but didn’t get a chance to, until recently. My mom got this recipe from her friends and so I went ahead and gave it a try. Dried Anchovies or known as Ikan Teri in Indonesian Language or Ikan Bilis in Malay, […]

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Korean Cooking: Dried Anchovy Side Dish (멸치볶음)

Dried anchovies have not always been one of my favorite side dishes, but they have become a staple of my mother-in-law’s side dish shipments and have inched up the likability scale for me. I can’t ever remember my mother cooking with anchovies, so the first time I saw them on the table I wasn’t quite […]

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What is Fish Maw?

What is Fish maw? To start off, fish maw is the dried swim bladders that come from a large fish like a croaker or sturgeon. In Asian culture, it is considered to be one of the top four delicacies of the sea (abalone, sea cucumber, shark fin, and fish maw). In appearance, dried fish maw […]

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Study on extraction and hydrolysis of collagen from tra catfish skin (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus)

Collagen was extracted from the pretreated Tra catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) skin then hydrolyzed by enzyme to isolate collagen hydrolysate. The results showed that collagen was extracted four times in water with the yield of over 85%. Hydrolysis conditions were optimized by using a response surface methodology (RSM). An enzyme to substrate level of 1.25% (v/w), […]

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Yellowtail scad fish-fry with cucumber and iceberg salad

We’ve taken inspiration from the many versions of the fish-fry that are so popular in southern India, particularly Kerala. Yellowtail scads are little beauties, with lovely oily flesh that goes perfectly with the spices rubbed into the flesh here. If they’re unavailable use sardines or mackerel; you may need to adjust the cooking times. Add […]

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9 Asian Fish That Are Good For You

From tenggiri batang to ikan kurau, these regional swimmers taste great and are good for you. By Estelle Low Fish are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, which means they are great for the eyes, brain, heart and just about every other part of your body. They are also high in essential vitamins D […]

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Sea Cucumber: An Unusual Food With Health Benefits

While you may not be familiar with sea cucumbers, they’re considered a delicacy in many Asian cultures. Not to be confused with vegetables, sea cucumbers are marine animals. They live on sea floors throughout the world, but the greatest population is found in the Pacific Ocean. Most sea cucumbers resemble large worms or caterpillars and […]

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What is Chitosan used for?

Chitosan is a type of fiber derived from chitin, a substance that develops in the hard outer shells of crustaceans such as crab, crayfish, shrimp and squid. Like other forms of fiber, chitosan is indigestible and it moves through the gastrointestinal system without being absorbed. Chitosan is available as a dietary supplement purported to help […]

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