Recipe: Mung Bean Soup & Its Many Amazing Health Benefits

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Recipe: Mung Bean Soup & Its Many Amazing Benefits

Mung bean soup is one of the most common local desserts in Southeast Asia. The green beans soften easily when boiled hence requiring minimal time to prepare while discarding the need for overnight soaking. The hearty soup is usually sweetened using crystallized refined sugar (rock sugar) and some recipes call for the addition of pandan leaves - which is completely optional.

New Zealand's Miraka Expands to Malaysia

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New Zealand's Miraka Expands to Malaysia
New Zealand's Miraka Expands to Malaysia

Miraka is the first Maori majority-owned dairy processor in New Zealand’s dairy-processing industry, with 80% of its shareholders comprising of whanau trusts and corporations. The company name is a giveaway of what it does: it's Maori for "milk".

Miraka kicked off its operations in Malaysia this year by partaking in the ongoing Taste New Zealand Food Fair. The congregation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to officially introduce the new dairy product line in the country.