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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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Old Cucumber and Carrots in Pork Broth

May 1, 2014 – 9:04 pm | 4 Comments | 9,790 views

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

Dashi (Japanese Fish Stock)

April 12, 2014 – 4:34 pm | 2,154 views

Ingredient Name:  Dashi (Japanese Fish Stock)
Traditional Chinese Name: 出汁, だし (dashi)
What is this?

The name of a common Japanese soup base or …

Spring Chayotes and Figs in Pork Broth

March 27, 2014 – 10:48 pm | 6,586 views

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

Ginger and Egg Fried Rice (for Chinese Confinement)

March 18, 2014 – 4:30 pm | 3 Comments | 6,889 views

This is a simple recipe part of our Confinement Series for new mothers. Designed to be heaty, healing and part …

Spinach and Water Chestnuts in Chicken Broth

March 15, 2014 – 8:12 pm | 1,786 views

 
This is a variation on a restaurant-styled spinach soup I had at a Chinese restaurant. In their version, the spinach …

Winter Melon and Beef and Fish Balls Soup

February 15, 2014 – 4:25 pm | 2 Comments | 5,741 views

 
Another simple soup with a few ingredients you can pick up at your local grocery or wet mart. The winter …

Beetroot Vegetables with Pork Ribs Soup

February 5, 2014 – 10:15 pm | 2 Comments | 10,117 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 …

Red Dates Tea

January 4, 2014 – 1:56 pm | 7 Comments | 21,572 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 …

Simple Vegetable Soup for Children

October 15, 2013 – 7:46 am | 2 Comments | 15,159 views

 
Soup Name: Simple Vegetable Soup for Children
Traditional Chinese Name:  簡單菜湯 (Jiǎn dān cài tāng)
Introduction:
At the last minute, I needed to stay home and …