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Showing posts from February 23, 2013

Burdock Root Soup

To tell you the truth, I have never cooked burdock root before. Honestly, never ever. Not even once though I have seen this long stick kinda thick root in supermarkets. There's been moments I was so close in buying, then again, I didn't have any clue whatsoever what I should do with it or how to go about cooking it. On this particular day, I asked the Chinese lady ( Hakka Noodles , Teochew Steamed Fish , Hong Kong Style Steamed Fish , Egg Foo Young , Sichuan Chilli Prawns  & Yong Tau Foo ) who was standing beside me at the hypermarket and picking one of the roots. Some exchange of good ideas, she telling me I can use it for making soups. Alright. Game on. Back home, I got down to cooking and I actually made a vegetarian ( Chinese Vegetarian Winter Melon Soup , Chinese Tofu Soup ,  Chinese Vegetarian Noodle Soup  &  Vegetarian Chow Mein ), and nutritious Burdock Root Soup. Not bad. In fact I must say a winner. All about showcasing those other Chinese ingredients I al