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December 27, 2019 – 5:26 pm | 8,402 views

Soup Name: Monkey Head Mushroom with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth
Chinese Name: 猴頭菇豬湯 (hóu tóu gū zhū tāng)
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Wood Ear & Red Dates Tea

October 16, 2012 – 8:09 pm | 3 Comments | 18,773 views

Soup Name: Wood Ear & Red Dates Tea

Traditional Chinese Name:  木耳红枣茶 (mu er hóng zǎo chá)
Introduction:
This tea is posted as a …

Ginger Peel (Dried)

March 23, 2011 – 8:13 pm | 4 Comments | 15,693 views

Ingredient Name: Fresh Ginger Peel (Dried)
Chinese Name: 薑皮 (jiāng pí)
I am writing about the ginger peel specifically because while normal …

My Confinement Story

November 2, 2010 – 12:17 pm | 15 Comments | 50,415 views

You may have noticed that over the past few months we have been posting many pregnancy and confinement soup recipes …

Turtle with Lean Pork Soup

October 16, 2010 – 1:27 pm | 17,288 views

Soup Name: Turtle and Lean Pork Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 水魚瘦豬肉湯 (shuǐ yú shòu zhū ròu tāng)

Introduction:
A warm and healing …

(Confinement) Deer Antler Healing Soup

October 14, 2010 – 8:52 pm | 8 Comments | 20,515 views

Soup Name: (Confinement) Deer Antler Healing Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 鹿茸高麗參雞湯 (Lù róng gāo lì cān Jī tāng)
Introduction:

A pretty traditional (although …

(Confinement) Black Bean, Rice and Ginger Water

October 8, 2010 – 9:17 pm | 10 Comments | 26,457 views

Soup Name: (Confinement) Black Bean, Rice and Ginger Water – sometimes called Teas
Traditional Chinese Name: 黑豆姜水 (Hēi dòu jiāng shuǐ)
Introduction:

This …

Astragalus Root

April 14, 2009 – 7:51 pm | 2 Comments | 29,123 views

Ingredient Name:  Astragalus Root, Huang Qi, Bei Qi, Milk Vetch
Chinese Name: 黃耆 (huang qi) or 北芪 (bei qi)
What is this?

It is a …