Delicacies: Cod with sesame and ginger

- through Fabrice Groult

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General practitioner, acupuncturist, homeopath and gastronome, Dr. Michel Chast concocts recipes combining gluttony and well-being, compiled in his book co-written with Catherine Barry: Eat, meditate, enjoy. The secret to full health. For this first recipe, the cod plays the exotic card!

Cod with sesame and ginger

Pour 4 personnes:

– 400 g of cod
– 5 cm of fresh ginger
– 3 basil leaves
– 3 mint leaves
– 4 tablespoons of sesame oil + 2 tablespoons of soy sauce

Chop the basil and mint leaves, grate the ginger.

Cook the cod in a pan containing a tablespoon of sesame oil for two minutes on each side.

Place it on the serving platter, sprinkle with ginger, mint and basil. Add two tablespoons of soy sauce. Drizzle with three tablespoons of sesame oil.


Excerpt from the book by Dr Michel Chast and Catherine Barry, Eat, meditate, enjoy. The Secret to Full Health (Flammarion, 2016)

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Fabrice Groult

Fabrice Groult is an adventurer, photographer and Buddhist who has traveled the world since a young age. After studying Buddhism in India, he embarked on an eighteen-month journey through Asia that took him to the Himalayas, where he discovered his passion for photography. Since then, he has traveled the world capturing images of Buddhist beauty and wisdom. He was a guide for ten years, and is now a journalist with Buddhist News.

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