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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.

Snow Pear and Dragon’s Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

March 13, 2015 – 7:53 pm | 4,323 views
Snow Pear and Dragon's Eye Sweet Dessert Soup

One day, in the thick of a winter evening, when all the children lay sleeping, I suddenly had this urge for …

Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert

March 3, 2015 – 1:54 pm | 18,088 views

 
Soup Name: Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert, Chinese Red Bean Soup, Red Bean Dessert, Red Bean Soup
Traditional Chinese Name:  紅豆沙 (hǒng …

Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

February 27, 2015 – 10:32 pm | 4,511 views
Starfish, Corn with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

Starfish? WHAT? Yah… starfish. I knew that the Chinese used starfish in soups, but I had never actually seen where …

Quick Boil Winter Melon, Mushrooms with Corn in Chicken Broth

February 21, 2015 – 9:13 pm | One Comment | 10,317 views
Quick Boil Winter Melon Soup

 
This is the start of the “Quick Boil Series” of soups.  It was requested by a friend who wanted to …

Lobster

February 8, 2015 – 10:38 am | 1,962 views

Ingredient Name:  Lobster
Traditional Chinese Name: 龍 蝦 (lóngxiā)
What is this?

A type of shellfish
A large, 10-legged marine crustacean with a cylindrical body …

Chilled Coconut Milk with Tapioca Pearls and Fresh Fruit

February 7, 2015 – 3:18 pm | 4,396 views
Chilled Coconut Milk with Tapioca Pearls and Fresh Strawberries

I had a craving for a cold, sweet, coconut milk flavoured dessert and the only thing that came to mind …

Sago Tapioca Pearls

February 7, 2015 – 11:43 am | 2,639 views
Raw Sago

Ingredient Name:  Sago Pearls
Traditional Chinese Name: 西米 (xī mǐ)
What is this?

The extract of the tapioca root which are rolled into balls (hence …

Sweet and Sour Pork with Ginger (for Confinement)

January 31, 2015 – 4:51 pm | 2 Comments | 4,868 views
Sweet and Sour Pork

 
This is another one of those great recipes that are handed down through generations. I got this from an Auntie …

Zojirushi Mini Thermal Pot (Experiment)

January 21, 2015 – 10:49 am | One Comment | 4,399 views
Mini Thermal pot - two pieces!

A friend informed me of a new mini “food jar” or also known as “Thermal pots” that is very popular …