Liver Supporting Multigrain Bibimbap | 疏肝杂粮韩式拌饭

Five Seasons TCM

The liver is one of the most important organs for detoxification, metabolism, and fat digestion. This special multigrain bibimbap is made of six super-foods for liver detoxification: celery, spinach, mung bean sprouts, artichokes, asparagus, alfalfa sprouts, and red rice, which is cooked with our Lullaby Calming Culinary TCM Tonic Bag. This recipe will care for your liver and give you a peace of mind. 

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Korean Buckwheat Flour Pancake Rolls

Ellis Jung

These colorful Korean pancake rolls are not only beautiful to serve, but have significance attached to them! Each ingredient in the filling corresponds to the five elements system. You can replace some of the ingredients to taste preference, but be sure to try and follow the original color palette. This dish originates from the Royal Courts of the Joseon period and is based on Yin-Yang Wu Xing Theory (음양오행설) (Yin-Yang Five Element Theory). It was part of the traditional royal court menu! Enjoy the neutral and slightly sweetish-bitter taste of these delicious pancake rolls.  This dish has many health benefits as well! Helps...

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Steamed Lotus Leaf Chicken and Millet | 荷叶大黄米蒸鸡

Five Seasons TCM

This is my modern rendition of an traditional Chinese dish "Lotus Leaf Steamed Chicken".” Usually, it is made with sticky rice and pork sausage but instead, I used glutinous millet (the sticky version of regular millet!) and lotus seeds. You may find dried lotus leaf in Chinatown. The size of the unfolded dried lotus leaf is enormous and it is a beauty. If you cannot find the leaf, make this dish in tamale husks or other dried plant wraps of your culture. Don't be intimidated by steaming. It is actually very easy to make at home. The key is to have...

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Maitake, Goji, and Leek Rye Toast | 滋阴舞茸京葱黑麦吐司

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You might know it as Hen-of-the-wood or even sheep’s head, but to most Asians, this mushroom variety is called maitake. Literally translating to “dancing mushroom,” this healthy fungal delicacy can be found in Japanese hardwood forests, as well as in parts of China, Europe, and North America.Maitake mushrooms have a fairly soft texture. The white, tough base grows into numerous feathery leaves – those can simply be pulled apart once removed from the stem, no knife required!Maitake have a strong earthy mushroom flavor and a rich flavor that makes them perfect for sautéing. The main maitake season is between September...

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Mushroom Galette with Lily Bulb | 蘑菇咸派

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This galette features blue oyster and maitake mushrooms, with a crispy reishi pastry crust, bok choy, and a cheesy lily bulb spread. Lily bulbs are root vegetables that are edible which looks similar to garlic. They taste like water chestnuts, but much sweeter! To clean fresh lily bulbs, peel the petals while rinsing under running water because dirt gets lodged between the petals. It has a long shelf life which can last up to a few months when it is kept refrigerated.Lily bulbs are widely grown and cultivated in Asia especially in China, Japan, and Korea. Is it grown in...

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10-Minute Soy Sauce Tahini Pasta | 酱油芝麻酱意面

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In just 10 minutes, you can make this easy Chinese tahini pasta recipe that can be enjoyed cold, as a salad on a warm day, or hot, and served as a light, but creamy dish.

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