FOR those who are fans of Asian food you will not want to miss Chihiro Market and Bar, an Asian supermarket in Javea, also offering Asian tapas and cooking classes.
This impressive store offers every type of Asian food, from Korean essentials to classic Japanese, Chinese and Thai favourites.
To get the ingredients together for your next Asian dish Chihiro offer fresh vegetables all week, including chayote, a low calorie food and an excellent source of fibre, making it ideal for weight loss.
Its high level of water makes it ideal to combat constipation, while lacking in saturated fat, chayote helps to level and control cholesterol in the body. Its high content of vitamin B2 and iron also helps to stimulate the production of red blood cells to prevent or combat anaemia and regulate blood pressure as it is a good source of potassium.
Or for those looking for Asian beverages, Chihiro offers Ramune, a soft drink originally sold in Japan and available in different flavours, as well as a variety of teas.
And for those who want to improve their cooking skills, Chihiro Market and Bar also offer cooking classes to help you make some of the best Asian dishes from home. Their classes cost €15 and include ingredients.
Or if you prefer someone to cook for you, why not visit Chihiro’s Asian tapas restaurant, featuring fresh dishes including salmon or Chihiro dumplings made with chive, Chinese cabbage and prawns.
They also offer Xiao Long Bao, soft dumplings with pork filling from eastern China, which are prepared steamed in bamboo baskets.
This leading supermarket in the sale of oriental and local food and products also offers delivery.
You can shop online at their website www.chihirojavea.com. With special offers daily in store, visit Chihiro at Calle Niza, 70, local 1B Local 2, Platja d´Arenal, Monday to Sunday from 9am to 10am, or contact them at [email protected] or 653 374 734.