A date with California Raisins


A great event had held recently and is time to get back to health and eat healthy. Neh! Healthy meal can never be delicious but now with the Raisins, you can grab a nice delighting meal with it. This time, we are happy to be invited to enjoy the nice meal curated by the handsome Michelin Celebrity Chef Emmanuel Stroobant along with guest Chef Erich Anton.


In here, we learned a lot about raisins where they are not just a normal snacks but they are really beneficial for health. California Raisins  are one of the healthy snack compared with the other snacks food as they are naturally sweet with no added sugar. Not just that, California Raisins are a very versatile ingredient and can inspire a wide repertoire of dishes—from appetisers and main dishes to desserts and beverages—especially as consumers are becoming more health conscious and more adventurous in their culinary endeavours.


The event started off with the opening note by Ms Rowena Ngumbang Agricultural Marketing Specialist U.S. Department of Agriculture followed by a speech by RAC’s Trade Promotions Director for Malaysia, Mr Richard Lieu.

For those who are not aware, California Raisins is something which is indeed benefits to health where they have high antioxidant. Some of the key benefits for Raisins includes

• They are all-natural
• They are naturally sweet and do not contain added sugar
• They are fat- and cholesterol-free and naturally low in sodium
• They are a source of potassium (an important electrolyte that aids in muscle, cardiovascular and nervous system function)
• They are a source of fibre
• They are a source of concentrated nutrients
• They are known to contain phytonutrients that suppress the growth of oral bacteria associated with cavities and gum disease

And this time, i am going to enjoy the wide variety dishes which is specially curated by the both Chef Emmanuel Stroobant

California Raisins, Crab & Cauliflower/ California Raisin Pasta With Fennel & Prawns/ California Raisins With Beef Short Ribs & Winter Fruits

We then ended our meals wih the delicious desserts where Chef Erich Anton Roos brings us with the 3-in-1 dessert using raisins; California Raisin muffin with cream, California Raisin Cinnamon Ice Cream and Apple Puff


Of course, the meal will not be complete without a dessert. Chef Erich Anton Roos the patisseries expert has prepared a 3-in-1 dessert using raisins; California Raisin muffin with cream, California Raisin Cinnamon Ice Cream and Apple Puff to end the meal.

For information and recipes on California Raisins, visit http://www.calraisins.org and http://www.caraisins.com. Follow us on FaceBook: @RACAsean.

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