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Quick Boil Chinese Soup Tips

April 21, 2015 – 7:12 am | 702 views

So I’ve had various enquiries as to what constitutes a great quick boil and what are some tips I use …

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Soups for Children

Soups that are designed and suitable for children of all ages.

Spring Soups

Soups designed to remove humidity and cleanse the body of toxins.

Summer Soups

Summer soups that help relieve heatiness, cool the body and provide additional internal moisture for those extra hot days.

Fall Soups

Soups that have have the balance of removing heatiness and are slightly warming. These soups are good transition soups into winter.

Winter Soups

Soups designed to be consumed in the dry and cold winter months where the body needs replenishment of moisture and warmth.

Vegetarian Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes and Corn Broth with Orzo

April 17, 2015 – 8:09 am | 331 views
Vegetarian Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes and corn orzo

I know, the orzo doesn’t make it very Chinese, but my family loves small-sized pasta that I decided to turn …

Lobster Broth

April 13, 2015 – 8:53 pm | 181 views

 
Lobster is a popular seafood in Chinese cuisine.  Traditionally, it can be fried with ginger and scallions, or for a modern …

Double-boiled Korean Ginseng and Chicken Soup

March 22, 2015 – 9:27 pm | 2 Comments | 974 views
Double-boiled Korean ginseng and chicken soup

I had to try my new double-boiling Chinese soup pot, so specifically sourced some nice Korean Ginseng ($100 HKD for …

Basic Pork Congee

March 15, 2015 – 4:57 pm | 911 views
Basic Pork Congee

Congee is one of the many comfort foods available within the Chinese cuisine.  Nothing is simpler than pork congee and …

Snow Pear and Dragon’s Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

March 13, 2015 – 7:53 pm | 668 views
Snow Pear and Dragon's Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

One day, in the thick of a winter evening, when all the children lay sleeping, I suddenly had this urge for …

Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert

March 3, 2015 – 1:54 pm | 12,195 views

 
Soup Name: Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert, Chinese Red Bean Soup, Red Bean Dessert, Red Bean Soup
Traditional Chinese Name:  紅豆沙 (hǒng …

Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

February 27, 2015 – 10:32 pm | 863 views
Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

Starfish? WHAT? Yah… starfish. I knew that the Chinese used starfish in soups, but I had never actually seen where …

Quick Boil Winter Melon, Mushrooms with Corn in Chicken Broth

February 21, 2015 – 9:13 pm | 1,714 views
Quick Boil Winter Melon Soup

 
This is the start of the “Quick Boil Series” of soups.  It was requested by a friend who wanted to …

Lobster

February 8, 2015 – 10:38 am | 305 views

Ingredient Name:  Lobster
Traditional Chinese Name: 龍 蝦 (lóngxiā)
What is this?

A type of shellfish
A large, 10-legged marine crustacean with a cylindrical body …