Warming spices both balance and add a layer of complexity to apples, understood to be cooling in nature.
A light dusting of fresh cracked black pepper and powdered Vietnamese cinnamon prior to a slathering of cashew butter.
According to Traditional Oriental Medicine:
> Apples have an affinity for the Lung and Stomach and nourish the body fluids.
> Black pepper has an affinity for the Stomach and Large Intestine systems, dispersing pathogenic Cold.
Yin and yang: sweet and spicy, cooling and warming, nourishing and dispersing.
Do you have a favorite yin-yang combo similar to the above? Feel free to share it in the comments! Thanks for visiting.
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