Sharon Lee

Feb 102011
 
Creamy Pumpkin Corn Soup

  Every now and then, I really enjoy a nice bowl of pumpkin soup.  Especially in cold weather.  Why? Pumpkins are in season during the winter months and they are very healthy for us.  They are known to be loaded with quality anti-oxidants like beta carotene and vitamin C to boost our immune system.  They are also [Read More...]

Feb 102011
 
Ingredient: Shiitake Mushroom

Ingredient Name: Shiitake Mushroom. (Also called Chinese Mushroom, Black Mushroom, or Chinese Black Mushroom.) Ingredient Name in Chinese: 冬菇 (dōng gū) Description: Shiitake mushroom is an edible fungus native to China and Japan. Used as both food and medicinal purposes since the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 – 1644) in China. Dried and fresh versions are both sold [Read More...]

Feb 092011
 
Shrimp Wonton Soup in Supreme Broth

  Wonton Soup and dumplings have always been an obsessed favorite of mine since I was a young girl in Hong Kong. Foodies and veteran Chinese wonton chefs hold high standards to judge a good wonton soup from an inferior one. Wonton soup is a beloved Chinese dish with its delicate taste and fineness appraised by poets [Read More...]

Feb 092011
 
Low Sodium Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu and Mushroom

  The Hot and Sour Soup is a favorite for many when it comes to Chinese soups. Aside from its delicious hot and tangy sour tastes, this soup also offers many excellent health benefits. So much so that the soup’s recipe is published in the following books: American Heart Association’s The New American Heart Association Cookbook the [Read More...]

Feb 082011
 
Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp and Cilantro

  As one of the most popular Chinese soups in the West, the Egg Drop Soup (also called Egg Flower Soup) is both quick and super easy to make. In my version below, I added shrimp and cilantro to make a delicious egg flower soup. Besides tasting good, my recipe is also very healthy, gluten-free, low-calorie, and [Read More...]

Feb 072011
 
Homemade V8 Beet Soup

If you love tomatoes and the taste of V8 juice, or Bloody Mary, you will love my delicious Homemade V8 Beet Soup.  In addition to tasting great, this soup is super high in fiber, low sodium, and low calories.  All the vegetables, especially the beets, have a wonderful detoxifying affect to cleans your internal system.  In fact, [Read More...]