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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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Heat Clearing Herbal Tea

March 29, 2011 – 8:19 pm | 18,185 views

Soup Name: Heat Clearing Herbal Tea
Traditional Chinese Name: 清肝火茶 (qīng gān huǒ chá)
The literal translation of “qīng gān huǒ chá” …

Rehmannia root or Chinese foxglove root

March 23, 2011 – 9:37 pm | 5 Comments | 17,909 views

Ingredient Name: Rehmannia root, Chinese foxglove root, Sheng di huang, Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese Name: 生地 (Shēng dì)
A very interesting and …

White Peony Root

March 23, 2011 – 8:49 pm | 9,982 views

Ingredient Name: White peony root, Chinese peony, Bai shao yao, Paeonia lactiflora
Chinese Name: 白芍 (Bái sháo)
What is this?

A commonly …

Ginger Peel (Dried)

March 23, 2011 – 8:13 pm | 4 Comments | 16,347 views

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

Monkey Head Mushroom

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Ingredient Name: Monkey head mushroom, Hericium erinaceus, Lion’s mane mushroom, pom pom mushroom, bearded head mushroom
Chinese Name: 猴頭菇 (hóu …

Gobo in Pork Bone Soup

August 13, 2010 – 2:58 am | 9,461 views

Soup Name: Gobo in Pork Bone Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 清牛蒡豬骨湯 (qīng niúbàng zhū gǔ tāng)

A naturally sweet and delicious soup …

Gobo Root or Greater Burdock

August 7, 2010 – 10:38 pm | 16,125 views

Ingredient Name: Gobo root, Gobo, Greater burdock, Edible burdock
Traditional Chinese Name: 牛蒡 (niúbàng)

What is this?

The root of a of …

Bok Choy with Chinese Ham in Pork Broth

June 24, 2010 – 8:29 pm | 2 Comments | 12,554 views

Soup Name: Bok Choy with Chinese Ham in Pork Broth
Traditional Chinese Name: 菜乾火腿湯 (cài gān huǒ tuǐ tāng)

One of the …

Arrowroot and Water Chestnuts in Chicken Soup

June 16, 2010 – 9:53 am | 3 Comments | 32,776 views

Soup Name: Arrowroot and Water Chestnuts in Chicken Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 馬蹄粉葛雞湯 (mǎtí fěn gé jī tāng)
A great soup for …