Watercress Soup (西洋菜汤)

Here is another slow cook soup (煲汤) recipe. Ingredients 1 or 2 bunch of watercress (sold in bunches usually with the stems) 5 dried red dates 1 honey date (金丝蜜枣) (dried dates with sugar) 200 grams pork ribs 2 dried … Continue reading →

Corn and Carrot Soup

Here is another slow cook soup (煲汤) recipe. Ingredients 2 fresh corn on cob 2 carrots 5 dried red dates 200 grams pork ribs 2 dried scallop (干贝) 4 dried oyster (蚝豉, 蚝干) 1 tablespoon wolf berry (枸杞子) optional 2 … Continue reading →

Winter Melon Soup (冬瓜汤)

Most Chinese slow cook soup (煲汤) are cook very similarly, with similar side ingredients, only replacing the main ingredient. Here is another one.  Ingredients 1 4-5cm thick slice of big Chinese winter melon , or ¼ to ½ of a … Continue reading →

Old Cucumber Soup (老黄瓜汤)

Most Chinese slow cook soup (煲汤) are cook very similarly, with similar side ingredients, only replacing the main ingredient. This soup is good for nourishing the lungs. Ingredients 1 old cucumber(老黄瓜) 5 dried red dates 1 honey date (金丝蜜枣) (dried … Continue reading →

Lotus Root Soup (莲藕汤)

Traditionally these soups are best cooked in a soup clay pot over charcoal fire, but now a day not many families are still using charcoal stove.  Hence cooking over gas stove or slow cooker is also ok. Ingredients 2-3 section … Continue reading →