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July 25, 2019 – 3:32 pm | One Comment | 5,626 views

Soup Name:  Chinese Chicken Herbal Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 清雞湯 (qīng jī tāng)

Introduction:
The Chinese have a whole repertoire of herbs which can be added to …

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Vietnamese Sour Fish Soup

July 22, 2016 – 3:01 am | 10,833 views

I love soups. I particularly do love sour soups as an appetizer because they really bring out my appetite! I …

Double-boiled Korean Ginseng and Chicken Soup

March 22, 2015 – 9:27 pm | 5 Comments | 53,346 views
Double-boiled Korean ginseng and chicken soup

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Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

February 27, 2015 – 10:32 pm | 6,314 views
Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

Starfish? WHAT? Yah… starfish. I knew that the Chinese used starfish in soups, but I had never actually seen where …

Winter Moisturizing Tea

January 10, 2015 – 4:13 pm | 5 Comments | 12,299 views
Winter Moisturizing Tea

This soup or tea is completely designed for the dry, cold, dry, cold, super dry, or super cold winter conditions. …

Fresh Seabed Coconut and Lily Bulbs with Chayotes in Pork Broth

December 28, 2014 – 12:42 pm | 2 Comments | 6,745 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 …

Spring Chayotes and Figs in Pork Broth

March 27, 2014 – 10:48 pm | 2 Comments | 45,939 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 | 48,195 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 …

Beetroot

January 16, 2014 – 9:39 pm | 41,321 views

 
Ingredient Name:  Beetroot, red beet, garden beet, or beet
Traditional Chinese Name: 紅菜頭 (hóng cài tóu)
What is this?

A dark, red root that …

Vegetables and Dried Octopus with Mung Beans Soup

May 21, 2013 – 10:02 pm | 5 Comments | 61,087 views

Soup Name: Vegetables and Dried Octopus with Mung Beans Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 雜菜綠豆章魚湯 (Zá cài lǜ dòu zhāng yú tāng)
Introduction:

When it rains, the …