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Pork and Prune Tagine

Categories: Large Intestine Fluid Vacuity, Lung Fluid Xu, Mediterranean, Pork

PORK AND PRUNE TAGINE serves 4 3 tbs olive oil 1-1/2 or 2 lbs pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch pieces 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp cinnamon and ground ginger ½ tsp ground cumin and turmeric 1 organic lemon, thinly sliced Salt and pepper 1 c prunes, soaked in hot water until soft, 1 hour, and drained ¼ c honey 1 tbs orange flower water ¼ c sliced almonds, toasted Couscous 1) Heat 2 tbs oil, med high, and brown pork, 10 min. Remove and pour off […]

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How much wood could a Pig

Categories: Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Vacuity

How much wood could a Pig 1 Orange 1/8 C Black Sesame Seeds 1 C Broccoli 2 T Brown Sugar 1 Lb Pork TCM Analysis Orange: Sweet, Sour, Cool; LV, LU, ST, UB; Clears heat, Soothes LV, Nourish fluids; LV Qi Stagnation, Loss of Body Fluids, Cough with sputum Black Sesame: Sweet, Neutral; LV, KD, LU, LI; Nourish LV and KD, Moisten LI, Nourishes Jing and Marrow Broccoli: Sweet, Sl. Bitter, Acrid, Cool; SP, LV; Nourishes LV blood, Strengthens SP, Clears heat; Poor Digestion, Inflammation; Poor Vision Brown Sugar: Sweet, […]

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Mushroom Soup

Categories: Bi Syndrome Hot, High blood pressure, Spleen Damp, Spleen Damp Heat

Mushroom Soup PER SERVING: Mushroom-6 to 8 (cooling, sweet, cools blood and heat) Lean pork-120gm (Cooling, sweet, supplements blood and yin) Job’s tears (yi yi ren)-16gm (sweet, bland, sl. cold, leaches out damp and clears heat, strengthens the SP) Chinese yam (Shan Yao)-12gm (sweet, neutral, tonifies SP) 1. Rinse mushroom and soak in cold water for 2 hours until soft. Change water a couple of times. 2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse herbs. 3. Put all ingredients in a pot with adequate water (about 2 liters) and […]

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American Ginseng and Abalone Soup

Categories: Heart Yin Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Lung Phlegm Heat, Lung Yin Vacuity, Shen Calming

American Ginseng and Abalone Soup PER SERVING: Lean pork-150gm (Cooling, sweet, fatty, supplements blood and YIN) Dried Abalone-one (120 to 150gm) (cold, salty, tonifies YIN) American ginseng-20gm (sweet, bitter, cooling, nourishes LU YIN and clears fire from LU Yin Xu) Dried lily bulb-20gm (sweet, bitter, cold, moistens the LU and clears heat) 1. Soak abalone overnight until soft, rinse well with warm water and cut into thin slices. If fresh abalone is used, only cut into slices after it is cooked. 2. Wash pork and cut into big pieces. Rinse […]

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Chinese Black Fungus with Yuba

Categories: Kidney Qi Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity

Chinese Black Fungus with Yuba 100g Chinese Black Fungus – cut into small pieces 100g Yuba (Tofu Skin) – cut into small pieces Marinate with cooking wine and pork slices (30-45 min) Combine oil into a pot and stir fry with green onion and yuba and Yam. Portions of green onion and pork slices can vary according to desired serving size. Add in Chinese black fungus and pork and cook for awhile. Add salt to taste and chicken broth to achieve richer flavors. Cook pork and fungus through. Chinese black […]

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Pork Jiao Zi Dumplings

Categories: Appetizers, Asian, Dryness Invading the Lungs, Large Intestine Dryness, Pork, Summerheat

Chinese Dumplings 1 large or 2 small zucchini, diced 8 oz. mushrooms, diced 1 green onion, cut fine, include the tops (leeks) 1-2 tsp grated ginger toasted sesame oil ½ pound ground pork Salt & pepper to taste Wonton wrappers Dipping Sauce Tamari White Rice Vinegar Toasted Sesame Oil Minced Garlic (to taste) In a pan, brown ground pork in small amount of sesame oil and a little salt and pepper. Add zucchini, mushrooms and ginger. Cook until veggies have expressed water but are not mushy. Remove excess water. Add […]

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Liver Paté

Categories: Appetizers, Heart Blood Vacuity, Heart Yin Vacuity, Liver Blood Vacuity, Liver Yin Vacuity

The website foodiesite.com provides this intriguing recipe for liver paté from Scandinavia. Unlike the French versions, Scandinavian patés don’t usually contain alcohol or garlic andthey have a smoother texture. 8-10 Portions 300 g calf’s liver or pig’s liver 300 g lean pork meat, such as pork fillet 300 g pork fat 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons unbleached white flour 300 ml milk 1 egg pinch ground cloves pinch ground all spice sea salt and freshly ground pepper Note: 300 grams is slightly less than 3/4 pound or and 300 ml […]

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Azuki Bean & Pork Soup (Chi Xiao Dao Pai Gu Tang)

Categories: Asian, Damp, Edema, Kidney Water Overflow, Soup

this is a translation from a chinese folk remedy tx CHI XIAO DAO PAI GU TANG (AZUKI BEAN PORK SOUP) INGREDIENTS: DONG GUA (Winter melon),  peeled and chopped, 60g CHI XIAO DAO (Azuki Beans),  rinsed, 6g CHEN PI (dried tangerine peel),  4 PCs PORK (Belly or Shoulder), chopped,   120g salt and a little sugar HOW TO COOK: 1. SUBMERGE  PORK IN BOILING WATER 1-2 MINS; REMOVE PORK AND SET ASIDE 2. DISCARD WATER 3. BRING 2 LITRES WATER TO A BOIL; ADD THE INGREDIENTS AND SIMMER UNTIL BEANS ARE […]

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