Great for bentos
Did you know that along with the ultra violet rays of the sun, summer heat reduces collagen in the skin? We have enough to worry about with what aging does to our collagen reserves! The winter provides lots of opportunity to boost collagen intake through eating gelatinous ingredients like pork and chicken cartilaginous cuts of meat, in nabe, the hot-pot dish where everyone helps themselves while sitting around a steaming pot of simmering ingredients. But who wants to eat nabe in summer!
Gelatin is the answer! Gelatin consists of collagen and is used to gel things. A web search for good gelatin recipes resulted in finding jellied eggs from this website, ediva, “Jellied Eggs: Great Recipe for Easter”. Well it isn’t Easter but never mind, jellied eggs can also be eaten in the hot summer, a cooling healthy treat.
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