Cantonese loves soups . . . soups for spring, summer, autumn and winter. My favorite autumn soup is the sword flower soup, cooked with chicken
Snow fungus with goji and chicken is one of these well-balanced soups that can rejuvenate your mind and soul.
The simplest and delicious soup cooked in 10 minutes. The soup warmed the souls of girls from a boot-camp style boarding school.
Female health tonic – traditional Chinese herbal tea with a ‘female ginseng’ called ‘dang gui’, gogi berries and red dates.
An aromatic Asian oxtail broth with vegetables, spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg , cloves and pepper, gently cook for 5 hours. Delicious with a bowl of hot rice.
A vegan soup with roasted tomatoes, red capsicums and coconut milk.
A simple soup to show our appreciation of these beautiful cactus flowers – fresh and delicious.
A simple and healthy soup with seaweed and egg, flavored with green shallot, sesame oil and black pepper.
Aromatic Singapore meat and bone soup – Chinese herb flavor.
TangYuan in a chicken broth with Chinese mushrooms, dried shrimps, enoki mushrooms, bok choy, garlic chive, ginger and green shallot.
Winter melon broth with diced bacon, dried shrimps and mung bean vermicelli.
Poached salmon in a dashi broth flavored with bonito flakes, kelp (seaweed) and a dash of soy sauce.
Rice noodle soup with tofu, radish, carrot, spinach, chili, coriander, ginger, soy and sesame oil.
My grandmother used to make me this egg and ginger soup when I had ‘cool’ coughs – referred to as dry coughs at night when the air is chill. A few bowls of this soup over a few days work like magic.
This is probably the quickest, nutritious and the most delicious soup I could cook in 10 minutes.
American ginseng soup with goji berries, longan fruit and pork ribs. An energy tonic.
Traditional Chinese herbal soup with pork, goji berries, fox nuts, Chinese yam, lotus seeds and pearl barley. A healing soup literally translated as refreshing, nourishing and cooling.
We have a small kaffir lime tree growing in a pot next to the swimming pool. It was growing so wildly I have to give
10-minute chicken and bok choy broth with ginger.
There was always plenty of rain in Southern China where I grew up. This means watercress was always fresh and cheap from the market. My
Asian inspired seafood bisque with lemon grass, coriander, ginger and turmeric.
When I first arrived in Australia in late 1980s, I studied full time & worked part time in an upmarket Chinese restaurant serving northern style