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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.

Narutomaki or Naruto

April 12, 2014 – 4:15 pm | 2,295 views

Ingredient Name:  Narutomaki, Naruto (which is the name of a Japanese anime!)
Traditional Chinese Name: 鳴門巻き/なると巻き (narutomaki)
What is this?

The name “Naruto” is …

Spring Chayotes and Figs in Pork Broth

March 27, 2014 – 10:48 pm | 2 Comments | 6,751 views

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

Chinese Soups for Spring!

March 21, 2014 – 5:36 pm | 2 Comments | 15,296 views

It’s almost Spring time! Can’t you feel the warm sun on your face? Can’t you feel gentle wind without that bitter, …

Ginger and Egg Fried Rice (for Chinese Confinement)

March 18, 2014 – 4:30 pm | 3 Comments | 7,763 views

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

Spinach

March 16, 2014 – 10:49 am | 2 Comments | 1,272 views

Ingredient Name:  Fresh Spinach
Traditional Chinese Name: 菠菜 (bō cài)
What is this?

A dark green, leafy vegetable that is used in all cuisines …

Spinach and Water Chestnuts in Chicken Broth

March 15, 2014 – 8:12 pm | 1,814 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 | 5,787 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 | 10,203 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 | 3,709 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 …