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July 25, 2019 – 3:32 pm | One Comment | 3,707 views

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

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

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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.


December 1, 2010 – 9:11 pm | 7,870 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 …

Autumn Drink with Dragon’s Tongue Leaf and Luo Han Guo

November 24, 2010 – 7:54 pm | 6,566 views

Soup Name: Autumn Drink with Dragon’s Tongue Leaf and Luo Han Guo
A natural drink that is usually prepared during the …

Wampee or Clausena Lansium

November 22, 2010 – 8:48 pm | 6,218 views

Ingredient Name: Wampee or Clausena Lansium (Fresh)
Traditional Chinese Name: 石黄皮 (shí huáng pí)

What is this?

The small, oval-shaped fruit of a …

Olives (Fresh)

November 12, 2010 – 8:56 pm | 5,414 views

Ingredient Name: Olives (Fresh)
Traditional Chinese Name: 橄欖 (Gǎnlǎn)
One of the more expensive breeds of ginseng available on the market, …

Dried Lily Flower

November 8, 2010 – 11:13 am | 4 Comments | 15,771 views

Ingredient Name: Dried lily flower
Traditional Chinese Name:  金針花 (jin zhen hua)
What is this?

This is literally the dried petals of lily flowers
When …

Corn, Pumpkin and Carrots in Fish Broth

November 7, 2010 – 2:26 pm | 9,367 views

Soup Name: Corn, Pumpkin and Carrots in Fish Broth
Traditional Chinese Name: 玉米南瓜紅蘿蔔湯 (yù mǐ nán guā hóng luóbo tāng)
A natural …

Wood Ear

November 4, 2010 – 10:21 am | 17,003 views

Ingredient Name:  Wood ear, cloud ear, tree ear, black fungus
Chinese Name: 木耳 (mu er)
What is this?

An edible fungus used in Chinese and …

My Confinement Story

November 2, 2010 – 12:17 pm | 15 Comments | 43,694 views

You may have noticed that over the past few months we have been posting many pregnancy and confinement soup recipes …

Korean Ginseng

October 27, 2010 – 8:43 pm | 2 Comments | 8,822 views

Ingredient Name: Ginseng, Korean ginseng, panax ginseng
Traditional Chinese Name: 高麗參 (gāo lì cān)
One of the more expensive breeds of ginseng …