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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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Bellflower root or Campanulaceae

December 29, 2010 – 8:28 pm | One Comment | 9,319 views

Ingredient Name: Bellflower root, bell flower, balloon flower, Campanulaceae or Radix Platycodonis
Chinese Name: 桔梗 (jié gěng)
Another “root” to add …

Snow Pears (Dried)

December 29, 2010 – 7:37 pm | 2 Comments | 65,345 views

Ingredient Name: Snow Pears or Pyrus Nivalis (dried)
Chinese Name: 雪梨幹 (xuě lí gàn) or 梨干 (lí gàn)
This is a great …

Fu Ling or Tuckahoe

June 8, 2010 – 8:32 pm | 19,244 views

Ingredient Name: Fu Ling, Zhu Fu Ling, Tuckahoe, White Tuckahoe, Poria, Indian Bread, China Root
Traditional Chinese Name: 茯苓 (fuling) or …

Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae

June 5, 2010 – 12:25 pm | One Comment | 12,587 views

Licorice Root or Chinese Licorice

May 15, 2010 – 7:16 pm | 10,914 views


Japanese Honeysuckle

May 14, 2010 – 8:36 pm | 8,110 views

Ingredient Name: Japanese Honeysuckle, Lonicera Japonica, Suikazura, Er hu, Shuang hua
Traditional Chinese Name: 金銀花 (Jīnyín huā) literal translation of “gold …

Black Glutinous Rice

March 28, 2010 – 1:47 pm | 6,253 views

Ingredient Name:  Black glutinous rice, glutinous rice, black sticky rice, wax rice, sweet rice, pearl rice
Traditional Chinese Name: 黑糯米 (Hēi nuòmǐ)
What …

Fat Choy or Black Moss

January 14, 2010 – 7:35 pm | 18,180 views

Ingredient Name:  Fat choy, black moss, hair moss or hair weed
Traditional Chinese Name: 髮菜  (fa cai)
What is this?

Literally translated as “hair vegetable”
A …

Blue Dates

November 2, 2009 – 9:32 am | 3 Comments | 20,982 views

Ingredient Name:  Blue Dates
Traditional Chinese Name: 藍枣 (lán zǎo)
What is this?

A long, round, wrinkled, dark coloured, seeded fruit (in its mature state) produced …