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December 27, 2019 – 5:26 pm | 7,630 views

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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December 1, 2010 – 9:11 pm | 8,605 views

Ingredient Name: Geoduck, mud duck, king clam, elephant trunk clam
Traditional Chinese Name: 象拔蚌 (xiàng bá bàng)

What is this?

A large salt …

Fish Paste

July 1, 2010 – 4:28 pm | 8,894 views

Ingredient Name: Fish paste
Traditional Chinese Name: 魚片 (yú piàn)

What is this?

A common Chinese ingredient composed of ground fish (usually 鯉魚 (wan …

Longan Meat in Turtle Soup

March 13, 2010 – 8:27 pm | 5 Comments | 18,094 views

Soup Name: Longan Meat in Turtle Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 龍眼水魚湯 (lóng yǎn shuǐ yú tāng)
A warm and healing soup, it’s often …

Soft Shell Turtles

March 11, 2010 – 10:04 pm | 3 Comments | 14,789 views

Ingredient Name:  Soft shell turtle or Trionychidae
Chinese Name: 水魚 (shuǐ yú)
This is the first time that I have bought and tried soft shell …

Tomato Fish Soup with Tofu

December 28, 2009 – 8:16 pm | One Comment | 26,001 views

Soup Name: Tomato Fish Soup with Tofu
Traditional Chinese Name: 番茄魚湯 (fān qié yú tāng)
Tomatoes are the ideal partner in fish soups.  It …

Frog Legs with Wintermelon and Pork Bones Soup

October 12, 2009 – 8:30 pm | One Comment | 15,110 views

Soup Name:  Frog Legs with Wintermelon and Pork Bones Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 田雞冬瓜湯 (tiánjī dōng guā tāng)

A common soup made in …

Fresh Frog Legs

October 5, 2009 – 8:59 pm | One Comment | 13,840 views

Ingredient Name:  Fresh Frogs, Frog Legs
Traditional Chinese Name: 田雞 (tiánjī)
Venturing on a curiousity to buy frog legs for consumption …

Orange Vegetable Fish Soup

September 28, 2009 – 12:01 pm | 7 Comments | 80,450 views

Soup Name:  Orange Vegetable Fish Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 魚湯 (yú tāng)

This is one of my favourite soups.  It’s really called the …

Big Fish Stomach

September 24, 2009 – 9:17 pm | 49,840 views

Ingredient Name:  Big Fish Stomach, belly or abdomen
Traditional Chinese Name:  大魚 (dà yú )
What is this?

The stomach, belly or abdomen of …