Browsing Category : Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup


I tried chicken tortilla soup at Amardillo Willy’s a couple of weeks back and I was pleasantly surprised how good it is. The soup has a nice blend of spicy and sour taste with melt-in-your mouth tender chicken. It is nicely complemented by the crisp and crunchy tortilla strips. This is probably my first post of a Mexican dish, but Read More

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Beancurd Barley Soup (白果薏米汤)


Whenever I don’t want to worry about waking up to fix breakfast, one of the easiest way is to set the slow cooker to work while I sleep. I learned this recipe from my mother-in-law, though she cooks it over the stove while I found the lazy way out! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: depends on setting on the Read More

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Asian Meatball Soup


This weekend’s cooking theme is homey Chinese food. Besides Three-cup chicken, I decided to make a simple meatball soup that my sister prepares often back home. The secret ingredient is the very tasty homemade meatballs, tender and springy. Sipping the soup brings back many fond memories of childhood days. Prep-time: 30 minumtes Cook time: 1 hour Ingredients 1 lb ground Read More

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Prawn Mee (大虾面)


I saw some HUGE tiger prawns at the market yesterday and couldn’t resist the temptation to attempt Hokkien Prawn (Hae) Mee. I asked the market if they would give me the prawn heads in the tray and they kindly agreed! I got a pound of the tiger prawn heads for free! That made cooking this dish so much cheaper and Read More

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Sweet Corn Egg Drop Soup (玉米蛋花汤)


I am blogging this recipe at Ashley’s request. This is one soup that you can prepare in 10 minutes if you have a can of cream-style corn, water chestnut, and eggs. Its simple, easy, tasty, and healthy! Get cooking Ashley! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time : 10 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 14oz can cream-style corn 10 water chestnut, Read More

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Salted Vegetables Tofu Soup (酸菜豆腐汤)


An anchor of Chinese dinner is clear, hot soup. And I mean literally hot. Don’t bother to serve the soup if it is not boiling hot , it just doesn’t taste as good. Making Chinese soup is easy with the slow cooker. Our family favorite is Salted Vegetables Tofu Soup (酸菜豆腐汤). I believe this is a Teochew dish and the Read More

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Cream of Mushroom Soup


I have been buying Campbell Cream of Mushroom soup for years until I discovered this recipe. Since then, this is the go-to solution whenever the craving calls. Occasionally, I substitute dried thyme and parsley for fresh herbs, but no more 1 can Campbell soup + 1 can water; gone are the college days … Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: Read More

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