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July 25, 2019 – 3:32 pm | One Comment | 3,712 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.

Smilax Root

January 25, 2010 – 9:27 pm | 11,610 views

Ingredient Name:  Smilax Root, Greenbriers Root, Toe Folk Ling, Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae
Traditional Chinese Name: 土茯苓(tǔ fú líng)
What is this?

The root of a climbing …

Chicken Broth Mushroom Soup

January 21, 2010 – 10:05 am | 3 Comments | 16,948 views

Soup Name:  Chicken Broth Mushroom Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 雞菇湯 (jī gū tāng)
When I’m feeling a little lazy but still want …

Pork Broth with Black Eye Beans and Black Moss

January 19, 2010 – 8:20 pm | 11,051 views

Soup Name:  Pork Broth with Black Eye Beans and Black Moss
Traditional Chinese Name: 髮菜眉豆豬骨湯 (fa cai méi dou zhū gǔ tāng)
It is …

Black Eye Beans

January 19, 2010 – 7:25 pm | 13,996 views

Ingredient Name:  Black eye beans or black-eyed peas
Traditional Chinese Name: 眉豆(méi dou)
What is this?

A bean which has multiple varieties due to its ease …

Fat Choy or Black Moss

January 14, 2010 – 7:35 pm | 15,583 views

Ingredient Name:  Fat choy, black moss, hair moss or hair weed
Traditional Chinese Name: 髮菜  (fa cai)
What is this?

Literally translated as “hair vegetable”
A …


January 13, 2010 – 8:07 pm | 80,389 views

Ingredient Name:  Peanuts, ground nuts, or earthnuts
Traditional Chinese Name: 花生  (huā shēng)
What is this?

Peanuts are part of the bean family
The plants grow …

Snow Pear with Pork Lung Soup

January 11, 2010 – 7:20 pm | 2 Comments | 12,970 views

Soup Name:  Snow Pear with Pork Lung Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 雪梨豬肺湯 (xuě lí zhū fèi tāng)
This soup is ideal in dispelling …

Pig’s Lungs

January 10, 2010 – 8:47 pm | 2 Comments | 15,019 views

Ingredient Name:  Pig’s Lungs
Traditional Chinese Name: 豬肺 (zhū fèi)
A unique and interesting part of the pig, it’s not commonly found in western …

Bird’s Nest Soup

January 7, 2010 – 9:35 pm | 6 Comments | 31,014 views

Soup Name:  Bird’s Nest Sweet Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 燕窝 (yàn wō)

A traditional sweet soup that is made from dried bird’s nest – …