Welcome to the first entry of How Healthy Is, where I will investigate, with the help of Google Scholar, just how healthy the local food supply can be! By the way, I receive no commission from food establishments for doing reviews. I do it as an experience of eating mindfully and being mindful, as a tool for my learning, and I hope, your learning too 🙂
Upon entering The Coffee Laboratory at half-past one, the lunch crowd had more or less settled in a comfortable communion of consumption and conversation. The interior introduced a museum of coffee paraphernalia.
I made a beeline for the (coffee) bar next to the windows. Close proximity to the lovely café ladyboss Jae (pronounced ‘Jay’), and her staff, and prime location for communication!
“What would you recommend?” I blurted out after perusing the menu. My brain was shying away from making a choice.
“Chicken schnitzel.” said Jae. My instinctual response was to switch to another dish, because to me, a schnitzel was processed, breaded and fried meat. However, in accordance to principles of mindful eating, a schnitzel dish is just one aspect of my daily diet (as I will soon demonstrate), and heck, I wanted to eat a chicken schnitzel. OK! I said. Challenge accepted. I will illustrate just how healthy this Chicken Schnitzel Wrap is! Continue reading