Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Weather is kind of erratic nowadays!! sometimes rain like cats & dogs, sometimes so sunny...really can fall sick easily..feel like getting sick soo0n as throat kind of sore :( hope this soup will help to 'cool' down my body...

  • 4 chinese pears 雪梨
  • 650gm wintermelon 冬瓜
  • 40gm sweet almond 南杏
  • 20gm bitter almond 南杏
  • 40gm lily bulb 百合
  • 3 candied dates 蜜枣
  • 300gm lean pork
  • 2000ml water
  • salt to taste
  1. Wash pears and cut into quarters.
  2. Wash melon and cut into chunks.
  3. Rinse almonds, lily bulb & candied dates.
  4. Blanch lean pork in boiling water. Drain away water.
  5. Place all ingredient except salt into a pot. Bring water to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 1.5hrs. Add salt to taste.


celine said...

just to confirm, chinese pear means the yellow ones, right?

i am making the same type of soup all the time - my kids are bored. this will be a good change. thanks for sharing!

Peng said...

celine...yes the yellow one :)my boy also like this soup!


marvellous blog,
with so amazing food!

Anonymous said...

Nice soup. Going to cook for my family. Thanks for the recipe.


Tebonin said...

I believe this blog is my bf must read one.. He love Asian food.
And Chinese pear is yellow Melbourne called great wall is a chinese pear brand.

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