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December 24, 2020 – 1:14 pm | 3,672 views

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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January 16, 2014 – 9:39 pm | 48,386 views

Ingredient Name:  Beetroot, red beet, garden beet, or beet
Traditional Chinese Name: 紅菜頭 (hóng cài tóu)
What is this?

A dark, red root that …

Gobo Root or Greater Burdock

August 7, 2010 – 10:38 pm | 15,864 views

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

What is this?

The root of a of …

Figwort Root

June 4, 2010 – 8:19 pm | 6,928 views

Ingredient Name: Figwort Root, Radix Scrophulariae (Chinese scientific name)

Traditional Chinese Name: 玄參 (xuán shēn)

What is this?

The dried root of a …

Rhizoma Imperatae

December 1, 2009 – 10:32 am | 27,961 views

Ingredient Name:  Rhizoma Imperatae, Mao Gen or Cogon Grass
Traditional Chinese Name: 茅根 (mao gen)
What is this?

A rhizoma (or underground stem) that …

Sweet potatoes

September 23, 2009 – 9:00 pm | One Comment | 9,740 views

Ingredient Name: Sweet potatoes
Traditional Chinese Name:  蕃薯 (gān shǔ)
What is this?

Sweet, starchy tuber that resembles the potato in shape and size

The …

Codonopsis Pilosula Root

March 14, 2009 – 10:50 am | 33,963 views

Ingredient Name: Codonopsis Pilosula Root, Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae
Chinese Name: 党參 or 黨參 (dǎngshēn)
What is this?

Typically, only the root of the …


January 11, 2009 – 3:19 am | 7 Comments | 105,290 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 | 13,527 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 …