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Japanese Pumpkin with Corn and Carrots in a Milky Pork Broth

March 14, 2018 – 5:22 pm | One Comment | 583 views

This delicious, milky broth Chinese Soup is ideal for the whole family!  Made with a handful of Chinese herbs (dried …

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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.

Cough Reduction Tea (From Colds)

February 19, 2018 – 10:29 am | 2 Comments | 2,227 views

It started with a cold.  My whole family had it, being passed from one person to the other.  My symptoms …

Dried Coltsfoot Flower

February 19, 2018 – 9:59 am | 326 views

Ingredient Name:  Dried Coltsflower, Tussilaginis Farfarae Flos, Dong Hua, Tussilago
Traditional Chinese Name: 冬花 (dōng huā)
What is this?

The flower is a perennial plant that …

Dried and Sugared Whole Kumquat

February 19, 2018 – 8:24 am | 290 views

Ingredient Name:  Dried and Sugared Whole Kumquat
Traditional Chinese Name: 桔餅(Jú bǐng)
What is this?

This is a pretty unique ingredient to soups, especially soups …

Fish Maw Chicken Egg Drop Soup

February 3, 2018 – 5:23 pm | 1,180 views

In the Chinese repertoire of soups, there’s a type of soup called a “gung” (羹) in Cantonese.   These soups are …

Vietnamese Sour Fish Soup

July 22, 2016 – 3:01 am | 6,925 views

I love soups. I particularly do love sour soups as an appetizer because they really bring out my appetite! I …

Fresh Crab Congee

April 10, 2016 – 12:02 pm | 7,341 views
Crab Congee

This crab congee is super easy to make! The key ingredient really is just the crab.  It’s a warming, traditional …

Fresh Crab

December 4, 2015 – 10:22 pm | One Comment | 7,603 views
Fresh Crab

Ingredient Name:  Fresh Crab
Traditional Chinese Name: 蟹 (xiè)
What is this?

The crab is a crustacean with a short tail and typically two large …

Chinese Radish and Chicken Soup

November 29, 2015 – 3:51 pm | 4 Comments | 29,161 views

With winter well on it’s way, I can’t think of a better way to warm up after returning home from …

Bitter Melon Soup with Corn and Pork Meatballs

September 28, 2015 – 4:21 pm | 15,636 views
Bitter Melon with corn and pork meatballs soup

I made this after work one day and managed to pick up fresh veggies and meat from the wet mart …