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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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Arrowroot and Water Chestnuts Vegetarian Soup

May 11, 2012 – 9:06 pm | 5 Comments | 14,897 views

Soup Name: Arrowroot and Water Chestnuts Vegetarian Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 馬蹄粉葛湯 (mǎtí fěn gé tāng)

This soup is great for heated …

Voice Recovery Tea

April 12, 2012 – 7:39 am | One Comment | 35,623 views

Soup Name: Voice Recovery Tea or “Lost Voice” Tea
Traditional Chinese Name: 開聲茶 (kāi shēng chá)

This drink is literally called “Open …

Vegetarian Snow Pear and Corn Soup

April 8, 2012 – 10:04 pm | 4 Comments | 16,357 views

Soup Name: Vegetarian Snow Pear and Corn Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 雪梨玉米湯 (xuě lí yù mǐ tāng)

This simple, clean and very …

Dried Salted Fish

April 4, 2012 – 6:40 pm | 7,682 views

Ingredient Name: Dried Salted Fish
Traditional Chinese Name: 鹽魚 (yán yú) in Cantonese
What is this?

A dried fish that is preserved in …

Walnuts and Cashews in Pork Broth

March 27, 2012 – 8:11 pm | One Comment | 15,850 views

Soup Name: Walnuts and Cashews in Pork Broth
Traditional Chinese Name: 合桃素湯 (hé táo sù tāng)

This interesting soup is mainly composed …


March 14, 2012 – 9:29 pm | 50,012 views

Ingredient Name: Cashews
Traditional Chinese Name: 腰果 (Yāoguǒ)
What is this?

The edible seed of the cashew fruit (of the cashew tree)
The cashew …


March 14, 2012 – 9:01 pm | 7,732 views

Ingredient Name: Walnuts
Traditional Chinese Name: 核桃 (Hétáo)
What is this?

The edible seed of any tree in the genus Julgans (tree nut …

Ladies’ Monthly Tea

February 28, 2012 – 8:15 pm | 4 Comments | 16,998 views

Soup Name: Ladies’ Monthly Tea
Traditional Chinese Name: 女性恩物湯 (nǚ xìng ēn wù tāng)

My herbalist recommended this “special ladies’ drink” or …


February 27, 2012 – 3:28 pm | 9,182 views

Ingredient Name: Chuanxiong, Szechuan lovage, lovage
Traditional Chinese Name: 川芎 (Chuānxiōng)
What is this?

A fundamental herb in Chinese medicine
This herb belongs to …