Spring recipes

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2019-10-17T15:42:14+00:00October 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe. Enjoy it at Asian New Year celebrates or as a cheerful summer dish. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, [...]

By |2019-05-25T03:37:56+00:00May 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very [...]

By |2019-05-03T14:44:05+00:00May 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse and I've done it most springs since getting out of high school. At the time, I was practicing Aikido and along with it [...]

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen – it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like [...]

By |2019-03-23T21:34:31+00:00March 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Carrot And Radish Salad

Very easy to make, this salad can be used as a side, or garnish on a simple green salad.  Refreshing and clearing, I sometimes just [...]

By |2019-03-23T21:35:31+00:00March 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By |2019-03-17T12:27:01+00:00March 9th, 2019|0 Comments