Saturday, October 24, 2009

4 Soup Recipes - All New!

Here are some soup recipes you can try.

For all soups, remember to blanch the meat first to get rid of its oil and blood. Bring your pot of water to boil before you add the meat and herbs/vegetables. Simmer on high heat for 10 minutes (do not close the pot lid). After 10 minutes of rapid boiling, close the lid and lower heat so that your soup can simmer for 2 hours undisturbed. Lastly add salt for seasoning. Turn off heat and let soup mellow for 30 minutes before serving warm with rice.

Papaya Soup
Nourishes lungs and improves skin texture

1 cob sweet corn
19 gm dried white fungus, soaked and drained
1 papaya, 450 gm
shin of pork, 450 gm

Dang Gui Soup
Expels dampness, nourishes spleen and yin

1/4 slice dried tangerine peel
19gm dang gui
12 gm fox nuts
600gm shin of pork
1 slice ginger

Lotus Root Soup
Promotes blood cell regeneration, whitens skins and improves skin texture

600gm shin of pork
19 gm fox nuts
57 gm dried lotus seeds
38 gm small red beans
450 gm lotus root

Pork Tail Soup
Strengthens bones and sinews, improves skin texture and nourishes kidneys

225gm peanuts
2 pig tails, washed and chopped into chunks
15 gm dried wai san
4 slices ginger
2 stalks spring onion, chopped
12 gm keichi/medlar seeds

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