Due to this lockdown, everyone has been confined to their houses and they have occupied a lot of hobbies in order to cope up with boredom and quarantine combination. The most common hobbies include book reading, drawing, calligraphy, and writing, but in this quarantine, people are also so much attracted to their kitchens and are bringing creativity in their home-made dishes to impress their loved ones.
Cooking is the most common hobby occupied by people these days in Quarantine. Every Continent has its own charm and amazing dishes but nobody can beat Asia in cooking. Asian Cooking is famous almost in the whole world. The most top rated foods which are being cooked by Asians are Bamboo Shoots or Bamboo sprouts. Bamboo Shoots are often used as Vegetables in numerous Asian dishes. They are available and sold in many processed shapes and are also available in fresh, dried, and canned versions. Bamboo Shoots are collected from Bamboo Forest. They are mostly found in two north-east regions ( Kachin State and Sagaing Region). The people of North East India takes fresh shoots as one of the popular food items. The fresh Bamboo Shoots are mostly used in the preparation of many traditional dishes.
The reason people are preferring bamboo shoots in Asia is that they are easily cooked and so soft and good to taste. The top trending dishes of Bamboo Shoots are:
- Pork and Bamboo Shoots
- Braised Spring Bamboo Shoots
- Simmered Bamboo Shoots
- Fresh Bamboo Shoots and Mushrooms
Bamboo Shoots Contains phytochemicals which have antibacterial and antiviral effects in the body. They are a good source of dietary fiber which posses a number of health benefits as they control hypertension and obesity. It also helps in reducing unwanted Cholesterols. Bamboo Shoots also contain an enormous amount of Minerals like Potassium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Iron. These minerals are important for humans and health especially potassium because it is important for a healthy heart and to maintain blood pressure. Minerals are also required for the proper functioning of many metabolic activities in our bodies.
The intake of Bamboo Shoots improves the lipid profile and bowel movement in young healthy women. It also contains a very rich amount of Carbohydrates.
In addition to this, Bamboo Shoots contain an immense amount of Proteins, Amino Acids, Minerals, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, and very low fat. These Biomolecules are very important for human health. These days Bamboo Shoots are being consumed in a great amount in Asian countries and the intake of Bamboo Shoots makes the human immune system stronger.