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Chinese Winter Melon and Parma Ham Stew

July 11, 2018 – 7:41 pm | 2,481 views

I was inspired to make this soup one day when I walked by the wet mart and saw the vendor …

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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.

Red Dates Longan Chinese Herbal Tea

May 1, 2018 – 2:30 pm | 3,701 views

The easiest of #teas to make at home to help promote blood flow, strengthen the #heart, and promote sleep. This #Chinese #herbal tea is best drank …

Apple Chinese Herbal Tea (For Coughs)

April 7, 2018 – 5:46 pm | One Comment | 12,174 views

When a virus, cold, or flu has you down, my go to hot drink is usually a Chinese Herbal tea …

Japanese Pumpkin with Corn and Carrots in a Milky Pork Broth

March 14, 2018 – 5:22 pm | One Comment | 5,676 views

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

Cough Reduction Tea (From Colds)

February 19, 2018 – 10:29 am | 2 Comments | 6,689 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 | 3,040 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 | 994 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 | 2,451 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 | 7,980 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 | 8,488 views
Crab Congee

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