VSS eNewsletter 14 May 2006
VSS eNewsletter 14 May 2006
VSS’s Wellness Seminar series continues with a Mandarin talk and demo on Vinegars and Enzymes to be held Monday, 29 May, 8pm-10pm, at Chyuan Shiang E.L.Tech, 92, Lorong 27, off Geylang Road, S. 388196 (near Aljunied MRT), Tel: 674.674.63.
The speaker is Wang Song Ji. Mr Wang has been fermenting vinegars and enzymes for several decades. In addition to a talk, he will also demonstrate how to ferment fruit vinegar. Participants are welcome to bring their own fruits. The first 9 to register can receive hands-on experience under Mr Wang’s guidance. Admission fee = $5 per person. Please email kee_yew@... to reserve your seats early.
Holistic Living Festival (a.k.a. Wellness Weekend): Fort Canning, 27-28 May
VSS will once again be participating in the Holistic Living Festival (now known as the Wellness Weekend), Sat-Sun, 27-28 May, 10am-8pm, $3 for adults, kids free. Back in the beautiful surroundings of Fort Canning Centre, the Weekend offers its familiar eclectic mix of offerings for the open-minded. For more info: neil@....
Everyone entering will receive a free copy of Australia Conscious Living Magazine, plus some exhibitors will refund the admission price to visitors making purchases at their stalls.
Metta Welfare Association helps the community in many ways, including providing education for special needs children. Last year, we mentioned the vegetarian café run by students from their school in Simei. Sun, 28 May, they will be holding a charity walk cum family carnival from 10am-6pm at their compound at 32 Simei Street 1 (free shuttle from Simei MRT). Contact: 6580.4688, mwa@..., www.metta.org.sg.
The event features lot of veg food, trade stalls, a kids’ zone, a school open house, stage performances, and a fun walk which sets off at 9am. Registration for the walk is $10 and includes a goodie bag and t-shirt. For details: http://www.metta.org.sg/mt_event.asp. VSS will be there.
Here’s an article with some tips on how to make food look more attractive and fun, as well as on how to make small portions look larger:
Here’s an informative and inspiring article about why veg diets are good for kids and how to convince kids to go veg:
At the risk of igniting a debate over which are the best mangoes, here’s an article about the Alphonso mango: http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/05/10/travel/10mumbailetter.html
Looking for a recipe to help you cook up something special for Mother’s Day? Have a look at http://www.tastyandmeatless.com/recipes.htm. Lots and lots of tofu dishes, plus more. They also offer DVD cookbooks. And, don’t worry if you read this after Mother’s Day is already over; Mom will be happy for you to cook any time!
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