Chinese Herbs Recipes
Chinese Superior Broth, a good basic Chicken Broth is essential in the Chinese kitchen. Basically, a Superior Broth is prepared using chicken, pork, and Jinhua ham. A select few other ingredients are used, dried scallops and dried longan usually. It is a very rich and complex preparation and a good stock can make all the difference between a mediocre dish and one that is truly special.
Dried Fig, Apple, and Almond Soup is a classic yun or harmonizing soup, suitable for any season. Dried figs are reputed to be good for moistening the lungs and therefore recommended to combat coughs. Bittersweet almond help moisturises the lungs, relieves cough, lubricates intestines and improves bowel movement. An apple a day keeps the doctor away!
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Apple and Sha Shen Soup. Sha Shen is sweet and slightly bitter and cool in nature. It clears heat, nourishes the Yin, clears the lungs and expels phlegm. Hoi Chuk has significant effects in nourishing the Yin, moistening the lungs, nourishing the stomach, promoting secretion of body fluids, calm the mind and suppress cough.