Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Cooking Lab - Winter Beauty Pot (山藥美容鍋)

Take heed! This is the soup that will fight aging. 



(c) GMV - Got My Vote

This is a comforting winter seafood soup filled with grated yam, assorted fish balls, tofu, leek, cabbages and goji berries. The ingredients used are essentially beauty-booster to add lustre and glow to your skin, plus it tastes so much better than a vitamin pill.


- 100g pipi 
- 50g red goji berry 
-100g yam 
-150g silk tofu 
-250g assorted fish balls 
-1 medium leek 
-1/4 cabbage 
-2 cups seafood stock 
-Salt and pepper 
-1/4 teaspoon satay paste 
-1 teaspoon soy sauce


1. In a large saucepan, add in 2 cups of seafood stock and 6 cups of water. Bring it to a boil.

2. Add in the pipis and chopped cabbage. Cover and reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes until all the pipis open.

3.Season with salt and white pepper.

4. Add the sliced leeks into the pan.

5. Bring the pan back to a boil.

6.Add in the tofu and the assorted fish balls.

7.Lastly, add in the grated yam.

8.Top with goji berries.

9. Serve immediately.

You can have this soup as often as you want and it is quiet nutritious and healthy.

Optional: Mix some satay paste with some soy sauce to intensify the soup flavour.