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Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry 8 oz rump (round) or sirloin steak 4 oz cellophane noodles, soaked for 20 minutes in hot water to cover 4 Chinese dried mushrooms, soaked for 30 minutes in warm water 1-1/2 tbsp sunflower oil 2 eggs, separated 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks 1 onion, sliced 2 zucchini, cut into sticks ½ red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips 4 button (white) mushrooms, sliced 3 oz (1 cup) bean sprouts 1 tbsp light soy sauce Salt Ground pepper Sliced green onions Sesame seeds 1. Put […]

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Cellophane Noodles with Chinese Celery and Flowering White Cabbage

Categories: Heart Disease, Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Cellophane Noodles with Chinese Celery and Flowering White Cabbage Ingredients: 8 oz of cellophane noodles (mung bean threads) ¼ cup of tree ears 6 dried black mushrooms ½ lb of flowering white cabbage (choi sum) 1 small bunch of Chinese celery (about ½ lb) 1 large carrot 2 tbsp soybean oil 2 minced garlic cloves 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 8 oz bean curd, cubed 2/3 cup vegetable broth 1 tbsp sesame oil Directions: 1. Soak the cellophane noodles and mushrooms in separate bowls in warm water for 15 min. […]

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Cellophane noodle soup

Categories: Asian, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Kidney Unable to Grasp Qi, Lung Fluid Xu, Lung Heat, Lung Qi Vacuity, Noodles, Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian

CELLOPHANE NOODLE SOUP 4 large dried shitake 15 g lily buds, dried ½ cucumber 2 garlic cloves, halved 90 g white cabbage,chopped 5 cups boiling water 4 oz cellophane noodles 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp palm sugar 3 ½ blocks silken tofu Fresh cilantro Soak shitake in warm water for 30 min. soak lily buds in a warm water soak for 30 min. Put cucumber, garlic, cabbage in a food processor and grind to a smooth paste. Scrape the mixture into a large pan and add the measured boiling […]

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How to enjoy Hot Pot!

Categories: Asian, Cold, Cooking tips, Food Culture, Meat, Soup

Kitchen Window by Maureen Pao Friends, Family and a Feast: A Hot Pot How-To Maureen Pao, NPR Beef, mushrooms, tofu, spinach, cabbage and shrimp simmer in this Chinese hot pot. If you live in warmer climes, fear not. My hot pot-loving little sister, who lives with her family in Florida, simply cranks up the air-conditioning to enjoy huoguo year-round. About the Author Maureen Pao is an associate producer at NPR.org, where she helps edit Kitchen Window. Listen her commentary on Chinese New Year and cooking for her parents. After cleaning […]

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