This is a delicious classic double steamed Chinese dessert I love. It has a delicate sweetness that is lightly contrasted with a smooth gingery zing that sits over a lovely mellow tone of almond fragrance and fresh pears. This dessert is good year round but especially suitable for the cold dry autumn and winter seasons. This dessert soup nourishes and moisturizes the lungs and skin. It helps to quench thirst and expel phlegm. This dessert can be [Read More...]
As we are in the midst of the dry cold season, I was reminded of a delicious moisturizing soup that my family enjoys during this time of year. This soup, made with ya li Asian pears, dried figs, and a few simple Chinese herbs, is a gentle nourishing tonic that moistens the lungs and skin from the [Read More...]
This is a heavenly and unbelievably refreshing papaya and milk dessert soup, with the light fragrance and taste of almonds. It is lightly-sweetened, yet so delicious and thirst-quenching that this cold dessert is just perfect on a hot day. This dessert has moisturizing and skin-beautifying functions. This soup is also remarkably easy and inexpensive to make.
Early this morning, the temperature outside dropped to 32° F (or 0° C). With the heater running all night and a few nights of not-so-good sleep, I woke up today feeling very dry and thirsty. It was one of those thirst that I knew drinking water wouldn’t cure. I barely had any moisture or saliva in [Read More...]
This is a delicious and nourishing soup to have when the weather is dry and cold. I like to drink this soup in the autumn and late winter seasons as a tonic for the body. It is very easy to make, and needs no additional salt, sugar, or other seasonings. Hence, this delicious soup is very [Read More...]