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December 27, 2019 – 5:26 pm | 7,648 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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March 16, 2014 – 10:49 am | 2 Comments | 4,630 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 …

Cabbage (Fresh)

April 9, 2011 – 4:30 pm | 6,518 views

Ingredient Name: Cabbage, white cabbage
Chinese Name: 捲心菜 (juǎn xīn cài)
A very versatile ingredient which I love to put in …

Whole Chicken and Vegetable Soup

July 1, 2010 – 1:25 pm | 11 Comments | 12,566 views

Soup Name: Whole Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 雞菜湯 (jī cài tāng)

I don’t know if it’s classified entirely as …

Pumpkin (Chinese)

May 29, 2010 – 2:13 pm | 9,116 views

Ingredient Name: Pumpkin (Chinese variety)
Traditional Chinese Name: 南瓜 (nán guā)
The Chinese pumpkin is similar to the Japanese pumpkin in taste …

Chicken and Veggies – Soup for Beginners

October 26, 2009 – 8:58 am | 4 Comments | 36,638 views

Soup Name:  Chicken and Veggies – Soup for Beginners
Traditional Chinese Name: 雞菜湯 (jī cài tāng)
We often hear that, although people …

Pumpkin (Japanese)

July 7, 2009 – 7:24 am | 2 Comments | 20,264 views

Ingredient Name:  Pumpkin (Japanese variety)
Traditional Chinese Name: 南瓜 (nán guā)
The Japanese pumpkin is a popular variety of pumpkin available in Asia.  …

Old Cucumber

April 10, 2009 – 1:44 pm | 2 Comments | 15,344 views

Ingredient Name:  Old Cucumber
Chinese Name:  老黄瓜 (lǎo huáng guā)
What is this?

A wildly cultivated plant in the gourd family

Cylindrical and elongated …

Bok Choy

January 5, 2009 – 4:35 am | 8,028 views

Ingredient Name: Bok Choy or Chinese Cabbage

Traditional Chinese Name: 白菜 (báicài)

What is this?

Bok Choy is part of the cabbage …


January 2, 2009 – 3:45 am | One Comment | 15,899 views

Ingredient Name: Watercress
Traditional Chinese Name: 西洋菜 (xīyáng cài)

A very popular vegetable used to remove excess heatiness in the body.  It’s …