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Double-boiled Korean ginseng and chicken soup

Double-boiled Korean Ginseng and Chicken Soup

March 22, 2015 – 9:27 pm | 2 Comments | 408 views

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

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Basic Pork Congee

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March 13, 2015 – 7:53 pm | 436 views
Snow Pear and Dragon's Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

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February 27, 2015 – 10:32 pm | 704 views
Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

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February 21, 2015 – 9:13 pm | 1,347 views
Quick Boil Winter Melon Soup

 
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Lobster

February 8, 2015 – 10:38 am | 237 views

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

A type of shellfish
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Sago Tapioca Pearls

February 7, 2015 – 11:43 am | 325 views
Raw Sago

Ingredient Name:  Sago Pearls
Traditional Chinese Name: 西米 (xī mǐ)
What is this?

The extract of the tapioca root which are rolled into balls (hence …

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January 31, 2015 – 4:51 pm | 1,157 views
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Winter Moisturizing Tea

January 10, 2015 – 4:13 pm | 2,234 views
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