Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Italian Ckn, 马蹄萝卜汤 & Coconut dessert

Lots of cabbage left in d fridge so I decided to make Italian Ckn for dinner w/water chestnut soup, & coconut dessert to finish up d left-over coconut.

Italian Ckn
  • 150g cabbage
  • 2 small onions, sliced into rings
  • 40g sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tsp tapioca flour
  • 300g meaty ckn
  • 6 tbsp meatless spaghetti sauce

1) Combine vegs in slow cooker, sprinkle tapioca over vegs;

2) Place ckn on vegs be4 pouring sauce over it;

3) Cover & cook for 6-7hrs on low-heat setting, or 3-31/2hrs on high-heat setting;

4) If desired, sprinkle w/parmesan cheese be4 serving on hot cooked pasta/rice.

Result - a very simple dish. Will definitely cook this often.

马蹄 : 100 – 300g water chestnut
白萝卜 : 100 – 300g white radish
鸭梨 : 1 – 3个 pear
瘦肉 : 200 – 300g lean meat

1) 马蹄洗净拍开, 白萝卜洗净切块, 鸭梨去芯切块, 瘦肉洗净川烫过, 切块
Wash & diced up water chestnut, wash & cubed white radish, de-cored pear be4 dicing, wash lean meat with hot water be4 dicing.
2) 将所有材料放入锅内,加清水适量, 用大火煮沸,改为文火熬约 1-2 小时
Put all ingredients into pan, out enough water to cover ingredients. Bring to boil be4 switching to low heat for 1-2hrs.

3) 用盐适量调味, 喝汤吃肉
If desired, season w/salt be4 serving.

Function of soup
* 有清热生津的功效,适合脾胃热盛,可见面红或见粉刺痤疮,口渴想喝冷饮,食欲超常,口舌干燥或痰黄粘稠,或见口舌易生疮,尿黄、大便硬或便秘等
Tonic that is useful for clearing heaty-ness, red acne, urge to drink cold drink, extraordinary appetite, dry mouth, thick yellow sputum, easy seen tongue sores, hard stool, constipation, etc
* 天气 炎热或过食燥热食物时,可煮此汤,预防发热。
When weather is too heaty or dry, drink this soup to help prevent body from building up too much heat.

Result - w/out adding any seasoning, it's a very healthy & sweet soup.

Coconut dessert (recipe from UW mazg)

  • 1 large coconut
  • 100g white fungus (soaked)
  • 100g rock sugar
  • Remove juice & flesh from coconut. Place rock sugar onto bowl & steam 1hr or till melted. Add soaked fungus/juice & steam for another 30mins be4 serving either hot or cold.

    Result - too sweet. Must add cold/hot water be4 consuming.


    Blessed Homemaker said...

    For the waterchestnut radish soup, what kind of pear to use?

    Irene said...

    direct translet - duck pear

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