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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.

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Fresh Seabed Coconut and Lily Bulbs with Chayotes in Pork Broth

December 28, 2014 – 12:42 pm | 2 Comments | 5,095 views
Fresh Seabed Coconut and Lily Bulbs with Chayotes in Pork Broth

A super duper neutral soup that is ideal for all weather, although chayotes are more appropriate for Spring. I still …

Papaya and Peanuts in Pork Broth

November 15, 2014 – 4:48 pm | 2 Comments | 11,259 views

 
My mother-in-law made this soup one day and it was so simply brilliant, that I tried it myself. I am …

Chinese Radish, Carrots and Corn in Ham Bone Soup

July 13, 2014 – 9:11 pm | 16,450 views

Waste not, want not! Another satisfyingly delicious soup made with a left over ham bone (German-style from Berliner). All it …

Old Cucumber and Carrots in Pork Broth

May 1, 2014 – 9:04 pm | 4 Comments | 15,714 views

 
Another soup for the damp, wet spring season! You’ll find a recurring theme within Spring soups, mainly consisting of an …

Spring Chayotes and Figs in Pork Broth

March 27, 2014 – 10:48 pm | 2 Comments | 31,904 views

My herbalist recommended I make this soup given the recent change of temperature and humidity. She actually only provides the …

Beetroot Vegetables with Pork Ribs Soup

February 5, 2014 – 10:15 pm | 2 Comments | 32,617 views

 

 
Soup Name: Beetroot Vegetables with Pork Ribs Soup
Traditional Chinese Name:  紅菜頭集菜湯 (hóng cài tóu jí cài tāng)
Introduction:
It’s Chinese New Year’s and what …

Dried and Fresh Bok Choy in Pork Broth

February 12, 2013 – 10:17 pm | 2 Comments | 13,667 views

Soup Name: Dried and Fresh Bok Choy in Pork Broth
Traditional Chinese Name:  菜乾白菜湯 (cài gān bái cài tāng)
Introduction:
This cooling soup is …

Watercress and Chestnuts in Roasted Pork Soup

November 19, 2012 – 7:06 am | 5 Comments | 17,591 views

Soup Name: Watercress and Chestnuts in Roasted Pork Soup
Traditional Chinese Name:  西洋菜栗子燒豬湯 (xīyáng cài lì zi shāo zhū tāng)
Introduction:
Waste not! Want …

Roasted Pork

November 18, 2012 – 8:41 pm | One Comment | 5,941 views

Ingredient Name: Roasted Pork (Head)
Traditional Chinese Name: 燒豬 (shāo zhū)
What is this?

Fully cooked and edible piglet roasted Cantonese-style
This is the …