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Soup Name: Monkey Head Mushroom with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth
Chinese Name: 猴頭菇豬湯 (hóu tóu gū zhū tāng)
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Voice Recovery Tea

April 12, 2012 – 7:39 am | One Comment | 32,889 views

Soup Name: Voice Recovery Tea or “Lost Voice” Tea
Traditional Chinese Name: 開聲茶 (kāi shēng chá)

This drink is literally called “Open …

Walnuts and Cashews in Pork Broth

March 27, 2012 – 8:11 pm | One Comment | 13,891 views

Soup Name: Walnuts and Cashews in Pork Broth
Traditional Chinese Name: 合桃素湯 (hé táo sù tāng)

This interesting soup is mainly composed …

Ladies’ Monthly Tea

February 28, 2012 – 8:15 pm | 4 Comments | 16,098 views

Soup Name: Ladies’ Monthly Tea
Traditional Chinese Name: 女性恩物湯 (nǚ xìng ēn wù tāng)

My herbalist recommended this “special ladies’ drink” or …


February 27, 2012 – 3:28 pm | 8,283 views

Ingredient Name: Chuanxiong, Szechuan lovage, lovage
Traditional Chinese Name: 川芎 (Chuānxiōng)
What is this?

A fundamental herb in Chinese medicine
This herb belongs to …

Fried Licorice Root

February 13, 2012 – 9:11 pm | One Comment | 8,428 views

Ingredient Name: Mizhi Licorice root, Fried Licorice (Liquorice), Sweet root, Chinese Licorice, Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Traditional Chinese Name: 灸甘草 (jiǔ gān cǎo)
What …

Atractylodes or Bai Zhu

February 12, 2012 – 10:47 pm | 8,603 views

Ingredient Name: Atractylodes, atractylodes lancea, bai zhu, dong zhu, xia zhu
Traditional Chinese Name: 白朮 (bai zhu)
What is this?

This is the …

Snow Pears and Apples in Chicken Broth

February 12, 2012 – 11:28 am | 16 Comments | 24,799 views

Soup Name: Snow Pears and Apples in Chicken Broth
Traditional Chinese Name:蘋果雪梨雞湯 (píng guǒ xuě lí jī tāng)

This naturally sweet soup …

Lotus Roots with Mung Beans in Dried Octopus Soup

January 18, 2012 – 11:36 am | 11,006 views

Soup Name: Lotus Roots with Mung Beans and Dried Octopus Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 蓮藕綠豆章魚湯 (liánǒu lǜdòu zhāng yú tāng)

When making …

Mung Beans

January 18, 2012 – 11:07 am | 8,693 views

Ingredient Name: Mung Beans (also known as mungbean, bean, mung, green gram, mung gram)
Traditional Chinese Name: 綠豆 (lǜdòu)
What is this?

The …