Herbal Steamed Egg with Herbal Soy-Ginger Sauce

Five Seasons TCM

Silky smooth egg topped with a salty, fresh sauce. This dish is good for your skin and your menstrual system.

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Spleen-Strengthening Root Vegetable Stir-fry with Coconut Dressing

Five Seasons TCM

In TCM, root vegetables are known for their Qi-replenishing, spleen-strengthening functions. This recipe uses a combination of three root vegetables: beet, daikon radish, and carrot. Nothing is wasted; a savory coconut sauce is made from the green root tops and creamy coconut milk. It brings everything together into a light yet nourishing dish. Beet 甜菜根 TCM Energetics: sweet, slightly cooling, neutral Organ-Meridian Affinity: Heart, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Liver TCM Functions: benefits the spleen and removes food stagnation; organizes Qi and help with urination; cools heat and detoxifies the liver; tonifies blood Daikon Radish 白萝卜 TCM Energetics: aromatic, sweet, cooling Organ-Meridian...

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Herbal Tea Eggs for Qi and Blood | 补气血茶叶蛋

Five Seasons TCM

Tea eggs are a breakfast essential in many parts of China. Growing up in Shanghai, I'd make a stop on the way to school to pick up tea eggs from the local convenience stores or street-side vendors for breakfast. They were so flavorful; the dark-woody fragrance from the spices, the umami flavor from the soy sauce, and the smoky taste from the black tea called to me every morning.   I remember helping my grandparents making them at home. My favorite part was to peel the eggs and make slits on them so that the brine could flavor the eggs better. Here is...

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