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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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Fresh monkey head …

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Chinese Chicken Herbal Soup

July 25, 2019 – 3:32 pm | One Comment | 16,990 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 …

Red Dates Longan Chinese Herbal Tea

May 1, 2018 – 2:30 pm | 12,468 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 …

Pork and Conch Herbal Soup

January 4, 2015 – 2:00 pm | 9 Comments | 17,393 views
Pork and Conch Herbal Soup

 
This soup is ideal for colds, flus and cough. If you’ve got a sore or scratchy throat, achy body, tiredness …

Red Dates Tea

January 4, 2014 – 1:56 pm | 18 Comments | 79,536 views

 
Soup Name: Red Dates Tea
Traditional Chinese Name:  红枣茶 (Hóng zǎo chá)
Introduction:
My herbalist suggested I drink a simple tea made of red dates …

Chinese Confinement: The Final Days (Day 13-30)

December 30, 2012 – 9:20 pm | 3 Comments | 18,332 views

This is the final leg of the journey for Chinese Confinement #7.
If you’ve just started reading, you can find Chinese Confinement: …

Herbal Pork Soup with Longans (and Ginger)

October 31, 2012 – 9:59 am | 6 Comments | 38,876 views

Soup Name: Herbal Pork Soup with Longans (and Ginger)

Traditional Chinese Name:  清豬骨湯 (qīng zhū gǔ tāng)
Introduction:
A mildly sweet soup containing mainly Chinese …

Chinese Yam with Apples and Corn in Chicken Broth

October 24, 2012 – 7:12 am | 2 Comments | 27,654 views

Soup Name: Chinese Yam with Apples and Corn in Chicken Broth (with Ginger)

Traditional Chinese Name:  蘋果玉米淮山雞湯 (píng guǒ yù mǐ huái …

Green Papaya, Fish & Dried Octopus Soup

October 18, 2012 – 8:54 am | 2 Comments | 18,606 views

Soup Name: Green Papaya, Fish & Dried Octopus Soup

Traditional Chinese Name:  木瓜魚湯 (mù gua yú tāng)
Introduction:
A popular and very common soup …

Chinese Confinement: The Early Days

October 16, 2012 – 8:36 pm | 3 Comments | 30,905 views

 
 
The journey for Chinese Confinement #7 started about 4 days ago.
This page is about Chinese Confinement in the early days. True …