Daikon Cake (Turnip Cake, Vegetarian)

One of my favorite dim sum dish is the Daikon It is often called Turnip Cake, but because daikon is the main ingredient, I like to call it Daikon Cake. It is a traditional southeastern Chinese dish, and… Read More

Daikon Ginger Juice – home remedy for dry throat in winter

In the previous post, I mentioned that daikon (Chinese radish) is a very good winter food. It tastes good either raw or cook. Here is a quick and tasty juice recipe that can be used as home remedy… Read More

Daikon (Chinese Radish) – The winter food that keeps doctors away

There is an old saying in Chinese, “Eat daikon in the winter and ginger in the summer, and you don’t need medicine from doctors.” So, why is daikon the winter food that keeps doctor away? During the winter… Read More

Beauty with Acupuncture

Facial Enhancement

I just came cross a Traditional Chinese Medicine photo set from the 8th China International Press Photo Contest. It is interesting to have a glance of how this medicine is applied in China. The most discussed photo of… Read More

Traditional Chinese Medicine 101 – Introduction 1

“What can you treat?” This question is my most frequently asked question since I started my career as an acupuncturist and herbalist. This is also the question that I kept asking myself everyday when I go to work…. Read More

Steamed Pear with Rock Sugar – home remedy for cough & sore throat

When I did my grocery shopping few days ago, I saw a big sales for Asian pears. The mountain high pears remind me of a tasty home remedy for cough and sore throat that is common in this… Read More