Daily Cooking Quest

Soup Recipes

Dan Hua Tang - Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp, Tofu, and Shiitake

There is egg drop soup and then there is another kind of egg drop soup, and I don’t consider the cheap, and most of the times, free version of what is…

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Sup Baso Ikan dan Tahu - Homemade Fish Balls and Tofu Soup

Baso (meat balls) and tahu (tofu) are two of the more commonly found ingredients used in Indonesian cooking originally introduced to the country by the Chinese…

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Chinese Apple Herbal Soup

Do you have a favorite soup to order in a Chinese restaurant? For the longest time, my parents always get Apple Soup (蘋果湯) whenever we go to one. The restaurant…

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Thai Pumpkin and Shrimp Coconut Soup

Pumpkin really goes hand in hand with coconut milk, be it in a sweet dessert like Indonesian kolak, or in savory soup such as this. The addition of lemongrass,…

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六味糖水 - Chinese Six Herbs Sweet Soup

This is one of the many Chinese herbal soup that my Mom prepares for us. Her version is always the savory one, with pork ribs, but I found out later that many…

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Thai Salmon Soup with Lemongrass and Galangal

This is an impressively elegant soup that will not be out of place in a fancy party, yet super easy and really fast to prepare. Sure it can get a bit pricey…

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Tauto Pekalongan - Pekalongan Beef Soup with Fermented Soy Bean

Here is another famous soto (soup), this time from the city of Pekalongan in Central Java, a place famous for its batik and of course, soto :) Tauto is actually…

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Soto Ayam Ambengan - Ambengan Chicken Soup

The naming of a soto is pretty simple, usually we just append the location it hails from after soto. For example, soto Betawi comes from Betawi, which is…

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Chicken and Black Soy Bean Soup

This is a variation of my chicken and red bean soup, but using black soy bean instead of red bean. I am not a nutritionist, but soy bean has a higher fat and…

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Tom Kha Kai - Chicken Galangal Soup

Aside from tom yam kung, tom kha kai is a really close runner up as my favorite Thai soup. This is another super refreshing soup, and it does feel heavier than…

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Tom Yam Kung - Hot and Sour Prawn Soup

Wonderful thing happened the other day. As I said, every time I moved I seemed to be loosing some of my recipe books. Well, apparently some of them ended up…

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Soto Bandung - Bandung Beef and Daikon Soup

Among the many soto, I would rank soto Bandung as one of the simplest to make. And probably the easiest to reproduce too if you live outside Indonesia since…

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