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Soup Name:  Basic Chinese Chicken Soup Stock (Soup Base)

Traditional Chinese Name: 清雞湯 (qīng jī tāng)

Introduction: This is the base Chinese Chicken Soup stock that …

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Old Cucumber with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth

November 29, 2009 – 10:00 pm | 2 Comments | 26,071 views

Soup Name:  Old Cucumber with Chinese Yam in Pork Broth
Traditional Chinese Name: 老黃瓜淮山湯 (lǎo huáng guā huái shān tāng)
This old cucumber soup …

White Hyacinth Beans

October 9, 2009 – 10:43 am | 4 Comments | 21,520 views

Ingredient Name:  White Hyacinth Beans or Semen Lablab Album
Traditional Chinese Name: 白扁豆 (bái bian dòu)
What is this?

The white hyacinth bean is …

Seabed Coconut or Coco de Mer

February 6, 2009 – 2:15 pm | 43,672 views

Ingredient Name:  Seabed Coconut, also known as Coco de Mer, Double Coconut, Coco Fesse or Seychelles Nut.  Its scientific name is …


January 19, 2009 – 3:03 pm | 2 Comments | 33,519 views

Ingredient Name:  Chestnuts
Traditional Chinese Name:  栗子 (lì zi)
What is this?

The chestnut is the fruit produce of the chestnut tree

The chestnut is …


December 23, 2008 – 4:42 am | 14,731 views

Ingredient Name:  Coconut
Traditional Chinese Name: 椰子 (yē zi)
What is this?

Coconuts are actually the seeds of the coconut palm

The coconuts found in supermarkets …