• Recipes,  Soups,  Summer

    Mung bean soup

    emointhekitchen In the warmest period of the year, we naturally have an increased need for refreshment, cooling and replenishment of fluids. From the point of view of Chinese medicine, however, it is important not to damage the internal harmony of organs with excessive cold and the amount of fluids that our body can no longer process when replenishing Yin. The reward will be beautiful hair, supple skin without swelling, graceful movement, good eyesight, a healthy colour on the face, a radiant smile after a good night’s sleep and a positive mood of the mind. What benefits the spleen? Regularity, light and dull diet (without extreme flavours), briefly cooked, naturally sweet…

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    China,  Grains and Legumes,  Japan,  Recipes,  Soups,  Summer,  Vegetarian

    Mungo Beans Hangover Soup

    emointhekitchen In China and Japan, this simple yet tasty soup is very popular and from time to time can be useful to everyone. Not only as a hangover remedy but it is also suitable for skin cleansing in case of acne or different types of rashes. Since this soup has cooling properties fits well into very hot summer days. You will need: 1/2 cup of dry mung beans, rinsed 1 tablespoon of pre-cut seaweed wakame 4 cups of water soy sauce with reduced sodium content according to taste or light miso paste Preparation: Mix beans, seaweed and water in a medium-sized pot. Bring to a  boil, pull the flame and…