This section is for introducing you to some basic information and skills in making Chinese therapeutic dishes if you are from a different cultural background. Since therapeutic cooking focuses mainly on getting the most nutritional benefits from the ingredients used, therefore the cooking is never meant to be sophisticated or complicated. It is just slow and low heat cooking using mainly boiling, simmering and steaming methods and the finished dishes are usually in liquid form like tea or soup so that the nutrients extracted from the ingredients used can be most easily absorbed by our body.
Besides knowing the cooking methods, knowing how to pick quality ingredients and how to prepare them prior to the cooking are also crucial in producing quality dishes that offer the most health benefits.
Please explore this section to learn the basics and you are set to make therapeutic cooking with ease and confidence.