Month: September 2018

Chinese Chicken Sweetcorn Soup

Chinese Chicken Sweetcorn Soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients6 cups chicken broth (1.5 liters)½ cup cooked chicken (shredded) (100g)2 cups cooked corn kernels (300g)1 tbsp Shao Hsing cooking wineSalt and pepper to taste2 tbsp cornstarch + 3 tbsp water2 eggs (lightly beaten)1 tsp sesame oil1 green onion (thinly sliced)InstructionsPlace chicken broth in a large pot and bring it to a boil. Add shredded chicken meat and cooked corn kernels. Allow it to come back to a boil. Lower heat and let it simmer for 5 minutes.Add cooking wine, salt, and pepper to taste....

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Purple Coneflower and other change of season flu remedies

My entire household is now riddled with the flu. It appeared quickly, out of the blue, along with another cold-front from the Cape. I should, by now, be able to predict the cold due to the fact that during the course of last weekend, I packed away most of my winter wardrobe and made an attempt at organising most of my “spring” outfits for work. The various members of my household react and have vastly different opinions as to what works when it comes to flu remedies. Hubby, who arrived home last night with a less then chirpy demeanour,...

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