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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.

Fresh Seabed Coconut and Lily Bulbs with Chayotes in Pork Broth

December 28, 2014 – 12:42 pm | 2 Comments | 1,146 views
Fresh Seabed Coconut and Lily Bulbs with Chayotes in Pork Broth

A super duper neutral soup that is ideal for all weather, although chayotes are more appropriate for Spring. I still …

Papaya and Peanuts in Pork Broth

November 15, 2014 – 4:48 pm | 2 Comments | 3,649 views

 
My mother-in-law made this soup one day and it was so simply brilliant, that I tried it myself. I am …

Chinese Radish, Carrots and Corn in Ham Bone Soup

July 13, 2014 – 9:11 pm | 10,321 views

Waste not, want not! Another satisfyingly delicious soup made with a left over ham bone (German-style from Berliner). All it …

Old Cucumber and Carrots in Pork Broth

May 1, 2014 – 9:04 pm | 4 Comments | 10,342 views

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

Miso Ramen

April 13, 2014 – 11:56 am | 8,296 views

 
This simple, easy-to-make with readily available Japanese-styled Miso Ramen is awesome for a rainy day or when you need to …

Dashi (Japanese Fish Stock)

April 12, 2014 – 4:34 pm | 2,287 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 …

Narutomaki or Naruto

April 12, 2014 – 4:15 pm | 2,381 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 | 7,194 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 | 16,665 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, …