Confinement Food Ingredients

Among the confinement food ingredients, the 3 most important commonly used ingredients for cooking meals are sesame oil, old ginger and rice wine. For mum’s best of health benefits, confinement nannies and confinement catering would prepare and cook the food...

Confinement Food – Millet

Millet (小米) is a gluten free fibre that is warm in nature and healthy food for confinement. Millet is easily digestible, does not irritate intestinal wall, rich in nutrients including copper, manganese phosphorus, magnesium and vitamins. It is effective in relieving...

Confinement Food Ingredient – Old Ginger

Old ginger (老姜) or mother ginger, is a commonly used ingredient for confinement food dishes, almost dry and spicier than young ginger. Ginger is known for its antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and is often used for medicinal purposes. Old ginger is thick in...

Confinement Food – Young Ginger

Young ginger is pinkish, transparent skin, mildly spicy and slightly warm in nature. It is ginger root that has not yet matured. As such, the flavour of young ginger is not as strong as old ginger. Used in drinks and food, dessert during confinement to detox body and...

Confinement Food – Brown Rice

Brown rice (糙米) is another type of rice that confinement food catering services would offer besides five grain rice or plain white rice. Unlike white rice, brown rice is whole grain rice where its hull is removed only, keeping the bran and germ. Being wholesome, brown...

Confinement Food – Five Grains Rice

Five grains rice (五谷米) is a combination with 5 premium grains or cereals, traditionally dated back to Shennong Ben Cao Jing. The classification of the type of five grains has varied over time. You may find a recipe with rice, sorghum bicolor rice, brown rice,...
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