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Bok choy soup with pork – How to make an easy Chinese soup

What is bok choy soup?  Bok choy soup is a typical quick and easy soup for the Cantonese. It is prepared by boiling the bok choy in a broth with some meat, commonly pork slice. My mom prepared it when I was a kid, a simple recipe that could be ready in fifteen minutes. Since …

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ABC soup- How to make the ultimate Chinese comfort soup

ABC soup is a popular Chinese soup prepared with tomatoes, carrots, and potatoes. I am not definitely sure why it is called ABC, but it is likely because the preparation is as simple as ABC. Another reason is it is rich in vitamin A (carrots), vitamin B (potatoes), and vitamin C (tomatoes).  ABC soup is …

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Chinese cabbage soup with meatballs

Chinese cabbage soup is a warming, comforting and soothing soup perfect for a weeknight regular. This humble soup has an incredible depth of flavor while cooking in any stock as the cabbage acts like a sponge, absorbing any flavor available. It is easy to prepare and nutritious. The Chinese cabbage recipe is also highly versatile …

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How to prepare the best chicken herbal soup (10 useful tips)

The last time I have chicken herbal soup seems eons ago. My mom would always boil the best soup for me. Now, who is going to make this soup for me?  So I took out the crockpot, which hasn’t been used for a long time. Remove all the stains, fix the loosened electric plug, and …

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Chinese vegetable soup (with carrot and radish)

In this article, I will explain how to prepare my favorite home-cooked Chinese vegetable soup with carrot and radish. This Chinese vegetable soup is a regular dish for my family, which previously was cooked by my mother and recently myself.  We used slightly different ingredients for the soup but still share a few similarities. First, …

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Winter melon soup- How to cook an easy Chinese soup

This winter melon soup recipe 冬瓜汤 is the adaptation of my mother’s recipe, which she cooked for our family when I was young.  I love the subtle flavor of winter melon and the aroma of dried shiitake mushrooms. This soup just hit the bullseye, and I missed it so much since I am no longer …

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Lotus Root Soup – How to prepare in 3 simple steps

I was brought up in a Cantonese family with soup for every dinner without fail. Lotus root soup with pork is the best among a variety of soup served by my mother. Over the years, I have tasted many variations of lotus root soup, but none of those can beat the time-tested traditional lotus root …

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Egg Drop Soup Recipe (better than Chinese restaurant)

Egg drop soup recipe 蛋花汤 is the easiest Chinese soup recipe to prepare. Chinese restaurants usually have high-quality soup stock as the base of the soup. However, we do not have this luxury at home. But there is a workaround way. In this article, I want to share with you how do I prepare egg …

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