Category Archives: Savory Porridge & Soup

Porridge To Calm & Beautify

In ancient China, Royalty and commoners take this porridge to tranquilize their mind, cleanse their system and clarify the skin. The medicinal mushroom, fuling, detoxifies the body through diuresis thus benefiting those with edema (water retention) and people who suffer … Continue reading

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Turnip-Shrimp Wanton Soup

Perk up wanton with appetizing ginger-green chili relish. Plate of ginger-chili relish on the left of spoon. I like this dumpling with its crunchy turnip and sweet shrimp filling eaten with the tasty soup. The Chinese called the dumpling ‘wanton’. … Continue reading

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Goodness of Sweet Potato-corn Congee

Last month featured a dainty dessert using sweet potato. This month fiber-rich, antioxidant dense sweet potato again star in an easy-to-make savory recipe. According to USDA, each 100g of sweet potato supply 15.5% RDA of carbohydrates and less than 0.5% … Continue reading

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Flavorful Fisherfolk Porridge

Fisherfolk porridge is my favorite due to its enticing blend of aroma and taste enriched by the flavors of a variety of fresh seasonal seafood. Fish, crabs, prawns, oysters, mussels, scallops and other marine animals add interesting contrasting variety of … Continue reading

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