Looking for some new soup recipes for these hot and humid summer days? We've rounded up three healthy and delicious soup recipes right for you in these days.
1. Duck Soup with Winter Melon and Coix Seed
The summer in Guangzhou is humid and hot so that people easily have a sore throat. Winter melon is effective in dispelling dampness and resolving toxin. There are many ways to cook winter melon, such as simmering and frying, among which one of the most popular dishes in summer is duck soup with winter melon and coix seed ("Yiren" or "Yimi" in pingyin and "薏米" in Chinese).
This popular soup, featuring the mild sweet taste of winter melon, is often served at Chinese banquets. And small whole winter melon can be easily found in almost every supermarket. Choose ones that feel firm, dense and heavy.
(You may find the recipe in: Duck Soup with Winter Melon and Coix Seed )