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CONFINEMENT RECIPES

DRUNKEN CHICKEN SOUP

DRUNKEN CHICKEN SOUP

Sesame oil, ginger, and cooking wine are three important ingredients in confinement recipes. If you are wondering what confinement is, you can …

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BABY FULL MONTH CELEBRATION

The end of one-month is celebrated by few tradition such as bathing a baby with petals from flowers. Normally crysanthemum flowers are …

CHICKEN NOODLES / MIE AYAM

CHICKEN NOODLES / MIE AYAM

My mom has been using lots of chicken bones to make Essence of Chicken with DOM Benedictine Liqueur. So, what to do …

BLACK CHICKEN SOUP

BLACK CHICKEN SOUP

Another popular confinement recipe is black chicken soup. The chicken is literally black in color. From what I read, black chicken is …

FISH WITH GREEN PAPAYA SOUP

FISH WITH GREEN PAPAYA SOUP

Fish and green papaya soup is one of the important recipes during confinement (at least to my mom and I believe many …

CHICKEN WITH GINGER

CHICKEN WITH GINGER

I think my mom feels bad having to feed me ginger every single day with her confinement recipes lol! She told me …

MEE SUA WITH RED YEAST RICE

MEE SUA WITH RED YEAST RICE

My hubby asked me before if I made this Noodles with Fermented Rice Residue/ 红糟面线 before. I’ve never heard of it or …

SNAKEHEAD FISH SOUP

SNAKEHEAD FISH SOUP

Snakehead fish soup is not normally included in confinement recipes. The chinese like to prepare Snakehead fish soup for those who go …

Rice and Ginger Tea / Bee Teh

RICE AND GINGER TEA / BEE TEH

Besides drinking theBlack Dates, Ginger, Goji Berry, Longan and Dang Shen Tea, this is another type of drink that I’m having on …

Red Dates Tea

RED DATES TEA

Enjoying tea is pretty much part of Chinese culture and now I can probably say it has gotten so common everywhere around …

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