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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.

Ginger and Egg Fried Rice (for Chinese Confinement)

March 18, 2014 – 4:30 pm | 3 Comments | 6,753 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 | 1,248 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 | 1,775 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 | 5,730 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 | 10,089 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 | 3,660 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 …

Red Dates Tea

January 4, 2014 – 1:56 pm | 7 Comments | 21,560 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 …

Chicken Soup with Red Dates

November 20, 2013 – 4:02 pm | 3 Comments | 21,837 views

Soup Name: Chicken Soup with Red Dates
Traditional Chinese Name:  红枣雞湯 (hóng zǎo jī tāng)
Introduction:
This soup is an easy and sweet soup that is …

Chinese Soups for Winter!

November 10, 2013 – 9:15 pm | 15,057 views

It’s not quite winter as I am writing this post, but it’ll be in a blink of an eye and …