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Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Beans

Categories: Asian, Bi Syndrome Hot, Rice and Grains, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegan, Vegetarian

Rice Congee with Yi Yi Ren and Mung Bean  (6 – 8 servings)  Ingredients ¼ cup rice ½ cup job’s tears (coix, Chinese pearl barley, yi yi ren) ¼ cup mung beans ¼ cup adzuki beans fresh ginger, sliced (use a piece approximately the size of your thumb) 1 – 2 inch square piece of kombu or comparable amount of wakame 7-8 cups water Directions Soak the rice, job’s tears, mung beans, and adzuki beans in water overnight. Drain and place in a non-reactive cooking pot. Add the water and […]

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Congee City NYC

Categories: Asian, Restaurants   Food – Congee Village Seafood Special Plates go to Congee Bowery Food Congee Village is proud to present you with a menu of over 250 original Chinese Cantonese dishes and specialities. Our exquisite cooking style preserves the culinary rigours of the ancients, supplemented with our own imaginative tastes. While Congee Village is widely known as the undisputed best restaurant for Congee in Chinatown, our original Cantonese cuisine will delight even the most expecting of you with a menu offering a large selection of different varieties of soups, vegetables, […]

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Categories: Diarrhea, Rice and Grains, Spleen Qi Vacuity

This evening I made a delicious yin-yang tonifying, damp draining congee, and just thought I’d share… 1/4 c aduki beans (dried) 1/4 c lian zi 1/4 c yi yi ren 1/4 c qian shi tsp salt -bring to a boil, then turn down to medium and simmer these ingredients 1 hour in large pot with lots water add: 4 large dried shitake mushrooms, broken into pieces 1 c shan yao (diced if fresh) (or 4 pieces dried broken into pieces) 1/4 c wakame dried seaweed 2-inch piece sheng jiang (diced) […]

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