Here are some interesting bamboo shoots facts.
Bamboo shoots have immense potential of being used as an important health food. According to studies, bamboo shoots possess adequate nutrients, protein, vitamins, and minerals. It contains antioxidant, antiviral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Moreover, it is an excellent source of potassium that assists to retain the normal heartbeat and blood pressure. The regular intake of bamboo shoots helps to enhance the cholesterol health.
Bamboo shoots are cone-shaped and yellow with brown markings. The taste is bitter acidic having the mild and sweet flavor. It can be eaten in different ways. You can have it as a vegetable side dish along with butter, soy sauce or pepper. Add it to salads, curries, soups, and vegetable dishes. You may slice, roast, boil, marinate, grill, sautée, braise or stir-fry the bamboo shoot. Moroever, it adds flavor to your chicken salad or tuna. Fill it to your dumplings or spring rolls. Last but not least, it can be pickled or used as seasonings and garnishes. Please check out our Shop page to learn more about Ate Fina’s Bamboo Shoot Atchara.