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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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Agrocybe Aegerita (Fresh)

November 27, 2009 – 9:21 pm | 2 Comments | 14,276 views

Ingredient Name:  Agrocybe Aegerita, Chinese mushrooms, Chestnut mushroom, Velvet pioppino, Black Poplar Mushroom (dried)
Traditional Chinese Name: 茶樹菇 (cha shu gu)
What is this?

This …

Pork Bones with Water Chestnut and Arrowroot Soup

June 4, 2009 – 6:05 am | 3 Comments | 22,455 views

Soup Name: Pork Bones with Water Chestnut and Arrowroot Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 馬蹄粉葛豬骨湯 (mǎtí fěn gé zhū gǔ tāng) 
This rich broth is …

Water Chestnuts

May 30, 2009 – 4:05 pm | 12 Comments | 149,426 views

Ingredient Name:  Water chestnuts also known as Chinese water chestnuts
Traditional Chinese Name:  馬蹄 (mǎtí)
What is this?

The edible corn (or root) portion of …

Ginseng and Chicken Soup

May 16, 2009 – 2:47 pm | 2 Comments | 13,939 views

Soup Name:  Ginseng and Chicken Soup
Traditional Chinese Name: 人參雞湯 (rén sēn jī tāng)
A very traditional Chinese soup that is ideal for the …

Ginseng (Dried)

March 9, 2009 – 3:29 am | 25,173 views

Ingredient Name: Ginseng (Dried)

Traditional Chinese Name: 人參

What is this?

Ginseng is a very popular herb used in Chinese …

Lily Bulbs

February 21, 2009 – 9:49 am | 6 Comments | 79,359 views

Ingredient Name: Lily Bulbs also known as lilium

Traditional Chinese Name: 百合 (Bai He)

What is this?

The bulbous root of the lily …


January 11, 2009 – 3:19 am | 7 Comments | 105,714 views

Ingredient Name: Arrowroot or Obedience Plant

Traditional Chinese Name: 粉葛 (fěn gé)

What is this?

Arrowroot is the edible starch from the rhizomes …

Lotus Root

January 7, 2009 – 10:21 am | 13,816 views

Ingredient Name:  Lotus Root or Lotus Rhizomes (Fresh)
Traditional Chinese Name:  蓮藕 (liánǒu)
What is this?

The root of the lotus flower that grows …

Chinese Yam (dried)

January 4, 2009 – 11:33 am | 37,130 views

Ingredient Name: Chinese Yam (dried)
Traditional Chinese Name: 淮山 (huái shān)

What is this?

A type of yam that has been dried and …