Ribs & Seaweed Soup

My husband doesn’t like seaweed. But I think seaweed is really good for health. Yet, he doesn’t say no to seaweed soup. So I made this soup for him. Since I used dry seaweed, I soaked them in water till softened before I started cooking. In a deep pot, add in ribs and enough water….

Braised Pork & Rib Soup Bento

The rule of my husband’s bento: there must be at least 1 meat dish. This time, I tried pork. Prepare soup. Cos soup is time-consuming. I can let the soup on the stove while preparing other dishes. Wash ribs. Put them in a pot and add in enough water. Bring to boil. Skim the soup…

Ox Tail & White Radish Soup

It’s a dish that I have wanted to try for a long time. It’s a time-consuming soup, which requires 5 hours. But I guarantee you its cooking method is simple and the soup is very nice. Prepare the ox tail. Wash them in water to rinse off the blood. Put all the ox tail into…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

1. Prepare mushroom (cut into slices, about 250g), 1/2 chopped onion, 2 cloves of chopped garlic. 2. Heat a pan. Cut in 1 tablespoon butter, also add in 2 tsp olive oil. When butter melts, add in onion and garlic. Stir fry till onion turns transparent. 3. Add in mushroom, also sprinkle salt pepper and…

Yellow Croaker Fish (Huang Hua 黄花鱼) Soup

My husband likes 100 seconds yellow croaker fish soup of Putien restaurant very much. The soup’s name 百秒黄花鱼 literally means cook yellow croaker fish for only 100 seconds. The soup is very nice and tasty. We happened to see fresh yellow croaker sold in supermarket and we bough 2 of them. It’s very rare to…

Tomato & Egg Soup

I’ve been having this soup since I was very little. There is a little difference between the soup in the southern and northern China. Usually, southerners like soup and they like the soup that cooked for hours. I know many northerners like my family don’t consume too much time cooking soup. So fast soup like…

Clam Soup With Tofu & Egg

Ingredients: Clam meat 1 egg tofu cubes water salt oil Heat a little oil in the pan. Add in clam meat, and stir fry till aromatic. Pour in 2 cups of hot water. Also cut in tofu cubes. Water will become milky white in color. Bring soup to boil. And simmer for 3- 5 mins….

ABC Soup

My husband used to cook this soup for me.  That’s really shocking since he seldom cooks. He cooks for maybe 10 times at most and chooses to cook soup. Why? Because he just needs to put all the ingredients into a pot and let the cooker do the rest work. That’s why I cannot say…

Bak Kut Teh (肉骨茶)

Bak kut teh is a very popular dish in Singapore. It’s kind of spice rib soup. The cooking method is not complicated but it’s a bit time consuming. 1. Wash 1 kg ribs in water. Then put them in a big pot. Add in enough water covers all ribs. Bring water to boil. Take the…

White Fungus, Red Date, Lotus Seed & Barley Soup

Yeah, it’s quite a long name. 🙂 Strictly speaking, this soup should belong to dessert, since it’s a sweet soup not a savory soup. Main ingredients are white fungus (soak in the water first till completely softened and remove the yellow bottom), red dates (remove the core), barley (wash clean), lotus seeds (remove the green…