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Spring recipe | Stir fried chilli scallops with asparagus

By |August 13th, 2018|

A delicious Spring recipe featuring our focus food for the season, the asparagus. Beneath the recipe you may read about the TCM nature of the foods included. This is probably one of my favourite Spring recipes, especially when I feel my immunity is low and I am a bit congested.

  • 15 spears asparagus, trimmed and cut how you like
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6-9 large scallops, intestines removed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 mild […]

Chicken and quineoa soup recipe

By |August 14th, 2012|


A bowl of chicken and quinoa soup
This is one of mine and my husbands favourite soups. It is so adaptable. You can add or subtract any kind of vegetable you want in it (I usually just throw in what ever is in the fridge). You can add more stock to make it more of a broth or less stock to make […]

Beating the common cold and flu with Chinese medicine

By |June 19th, 2010|

The common cold is an acute viral infection generally affecting the upper respiratory tract. It is the most common disease in humans, and is the highest cause for time away from school or work. Symptoms include fever and/or chills, muscle aches and pains, stiff neck, headache, nasal discharge and fever. It is generally of short duration but can cause complications in the very young, very old and the very weak. People are most vulnerable to […]