TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MAKING AMAZING CHINESE SOUPS

There are so many little tips and tricks in the school of Chinese soup making that it’s incredible!  And, it seems that different regions in China also have different tips and tricks!  I love how there’s a wealth of knowledge out there waiting to be captured, shared, and loved by the next generation and by those who love making and drinking Chinese soups!

If you have any more tips and tricks, please share!  It’s always a wonder to learn these!

There’s no right or wrong in how to make Chinese soups.  The simple act of bringing together raw and dried ingredients to create a concoction of love to share with our friends and family is highly rewarding!

One of our mission at The Chinese Soup Lady is to bring our love of Chinese soups to the world!

Here are a few videos on HOW-TO prepare certain ingredients:

 

There are so many interesting and unique ingredients that we see in the herbal stores, the specialty stores, and from our own Chinese doctors or at the wet mart.  I’ve often wondered, what is that?  Why do Chinese people eat it?  How do I even prepare it?  Along my journey, it was really speaking to so many people, being curious, and trying that I’ve figured it out!  I’m sure there are other ways to prepare it, I’ve heard a few techniques, so definitely try and see which one works for you!

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