Mar 012011
 
Burdock Papaya Carrot Corn Soup

This morning when I was browsing around the produce section of my local supermarket, I found really fresh papaya on sale.  They were not too ripe and not too green.  They smelled sweet, and they looked just fantastic.  So I decided that I should make myself a good papaya soup today. There are many ways I enjoy [Read More...]

Feb 272011
 
Daikon Carrot and Luo Han Guo Pork Soup

  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...]

Feb 152011
 
Cilantro Tofu and Preserved Egg Soup

  If you are looking for an easy soup recipe that doesn’t cost your wallet a fortune, here is a delicious budget soup I love.  The inexpensive but healthy main ingredients are cilantro, tofu, preserved egg, and pork.  All of the ingredients can be bought at a local Asian grocery store.  And if you want more savory [Read More...]

Feb 142011
 
Supreme Wonton Broth

If you’ve read my recipe post on Shrimp Wonton Soup, you’ll know how much I LOVE and obsess over good wontons and dumplings. And to make a delicious high quality wonton soup (or a dumpling soup), a supreme broth is one of the secrets that will make your whole family asking for more. The broth is an [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...]