Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and sour soup (酸辣湯) is a delicious combination of spicy hot pepper and vinegar to make a delicious soup. If you’ve never tried it, this combo works really well. Whats great about this soup is the light heartiness of this soup. The highlight of drinking of this soup is enjoying the variety of vegetablesContinue reading “Chinese Hot and Sour Soup”

Turkey Congee Recipe

After indulging on Thanksgiving turkey and all its deliciousness, you would think that would be the end of such a nice meal. I’m telling you it doesn’t have to be over. A perfect light way of enjoying post thanksgiving turkey is a simple and light Turkey Congee. In Chinese households, we love using the leftoverContinue reading “Turkey Congee Recipe”

Soup Queens Soups

Growing up Chinese, we’ve always learned that soup is life. Early on, it was ingrained in us that soup is more important than drinking water and it’s easy to understand why. Chinese soups, unlike your average American soups aren’t just savory and delicious. Nope, Chinese soups are aimed at curing specific ailments, such as pain,Continue reading “Soup Queens Soups”

Cauliflower Miso Soup

A while ago I was asked by a friend, what else can you make with miso? That question intrigued me. It just so happened that on a cold night a few nights ago, I was standing in my kitchen trying to figure out what to make with the cauliflower I had sitting in my fridge.Continue reading “Cauliflower Miso Soup”

Hong Kong Breakfast Macaroni

Thinking about what to make for breakfast can be tough. There are so many breakfast options you can make and the little humans can be so picky! But in my house, the clear breakfast favorite has always been easy macaroni soup. It’s comforting, quick, and easy, and the perfect soupy dish for a cold day.Continue reading “Hong Kong Breakfast Macaroni”

Instant Pot Chicken Congee

When I’m in a bind for something to make for lunch, I will always end up making chicken congee “鸡粥” because it hits on all 3 fronts: quick, easy, and comforting. Connor in particular loves chicken congee because he loves anything that’s soupy, and just like his mama, he LOVES chicken in any form. ThisContinue reading “Instant Pot Chicken Congee”

Century Egg Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)

When I was younger, I did not appreciate congee that much because I loved eating deep fried and unhealthy stuff like fried chicken. As I got older, I started to appreciate these healthier and lighter dishes like congee. Whether it’s wintertime and you’re craving something warm, sick, or possibly craving something light after a healthyContinue reading “Century Egg Congee (皮蛋瘦肉粥)”

Watercress Soup

There are times that I’ve had a string of unhealthy meals filled with fried and salty foods, and I’d be left feeling bloated and gross. Some people in that situation would turn to juice cleanses, but I personally believe in a different kind of detox, something a little less extreme and way more comforting: watercressContinue reading “Watercress Soup”

Chinese Chicken Soup

When I’m feeling a bit under the weather or simply want something comforting and nutritious, my automatic go-to is always a big bowl of steaming hot chicken soup. Not chicken noodle soup a la the Campbell variety you might expect. No, the Chinese soup recipe I always crave is Chinese chicken herbal soup “老火雞湯”, aContinue reading “Chinese Chicken Soup”