You are browsing the archive for winter melon Archives - Food from East.

Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Asian, Gluten-free, Kidney Water Overflow, Kidney Yang Vacuity, Soup, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat, Vegan, Vegetarian

            Winter Melon Soup 3 qt vegetable broth 3 c winter melon, peeled and chopped 2 carrots 2 celery stalks 1 onion 12 Chinese mushrooms, stems removed 6 oz tofu noodles or finely sliced baked tofu 1 tsp chives 1 tsp peanut oil 1 Tbsp tamari Directions: cook together until tender, about 25 minutes, season with chives, tamari and peanut oil. Serving Size: 4 TCM pattern: UB damp heat; KD water overflow TCM Evaluation:  winter melon is sweet, bland and cool, detoxifies and drains damp; […]

More ...

Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Cold Damp Distressing Spleen, Spleen Damp, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Winter Melon Soup 3-4 Servings Winter melon, or wax gourd, is a fruit that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable due to its flavor. 1 cup winter melon (1/2 pound) 2 cups chicken broth 4 Chinese dried black mushrooms 2 – 3 slices fresh ginger 1/4 cup cooked ham, diced 1 green onion (green part only) cut into 1-inch pieces Salt and pepper to taste 1. Wash the winter melon, remove the green skin, seeds, and the pulp. Cut into 2-inch pieces. 2. Reconstitute the Chinese dried mushrooms by […]

More ...

Simple Winter Melon Soup

Categories: Damp Heat in the Lower Jiao, Diabetes, Spleen Damp Heat, Urinary Bladder Damp Heat

Simple Winter Melon Soup 2 to 3 servings 6 (5 ounces fresh, 1 ounce dried) fresh or dried shiitake mushrooms 1 (1-pound) wedge winter melon 3 cups chicken, bone, or vegetable stock 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, slivered into 1/16-inch slices 1/4 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined Salt, soy sauce, or sodium-reduced soy sauce (optional) 1-2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1 medium-sized green onion, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces, roots and tough end discarded If you are using dried mushrooms, soak them in 1/2 cup of warm water for 20 minutes or […]

More ...

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 […]

More ...