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3 Popular Chinese Sweet Soups that You Can Make with Easy Steps

3 Popular Chinese Sweet Soups that You Can Make with Easy Steps

Feeling hungry? Want to have Chinese sweet soup? But too lazy to go out or want to eat something homemade? Now, there is a range of Chinese soups which you can make but I have chosen these three because of their simplicity and health factor. Try these popular but extremely simple and healthy recipes which you can make within twenty minutes of your time. The ingredients are easily available in any supermarket. The steps are quite easy too. So, you have no reason to be lazy. Get up and start cooking ! Chop chop.

1. Cornflour Milk Soup

Corn is a rich source of vitamins A, B, E and many minerals. Corn meal provides a rich source of “good” complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, iron and phosphorus. Cornmeal does not contain gluten which makes it safe for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.

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For this recipe, you will need cornstarch, milk, water, honey, raisins and boiled corn. Cornstarch or cornmeal is a coarse flour ground from dried maize (corn). Place a pan over high heat. Add a glass of water. When it’s warm, add a glass of milk. After boiling for two to three minutes, add one tablespoon of raisins or dry fruits of your choice. After a minute, add two tablespoons of yellow cornstarch and three tablespoons of honey. Keep on stirring the mixture. If you’d like, chop one tablespoon of boiled corn and add it to the soup. Cook for another five minutes or so. Garnish with coriander leaves and black pepper powder and serve it warm. Yep, it’s that easy. Enjoy !

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    2. Black Sesame Milk Soup

    For this recipe, you will need milk, water, honey, raisins, black sesame seeds, rice powder, lime juice and pure black sesame powder. Place a pan over high heat. Add a glass of water. When it’s warm, add a glass of milk. After boiling for two to three minutes, add one tablespoon of raisins or dry fruits of your choice. After a minute, add two tablespoons of pure black sesame powder, one tablespoon of rice powder, half tablespoon black sesame seeds and two tablespoons of honey. Keep on stirring the mixture. Cook for another five minutes or so. Cool it down. Add a few drops of lime juice and mix the soup again.

    Sesame seeds are rich in vitamins and iron. An ancient Chinese anti-aging secret is that black sesame seeds slow down ageing by delaying all the symptoms that come with aging such as premature graying of hair, poor memory, hearing loss, blurry vision, poor digestion and other diseases.

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      3. Sweet Almond Soup

      For this recipe, you will need almonds, polished rice, sugar and water. Soak five tablespoons of almonds in water till they soften. Remove the skin, then grind them coarsely. Keep it aside. Soak four tablespoons of polished rice in water till they soften. Place a pan on high heat. Add a glass of water, soaked rice, one tablespoon of sugar, the powdered almonds and cook for ten to fifteen minutes. Serve it hot. The time required to prepare the ingredients for this recipe is a bit too much but if you can soak the almonds and rice overnight, it takes absolutely no time to prepare this tasty and healthy soup.

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      Almonds are an excellent source of Vitamin E, copper and magnesium. They also contain high levels of healthy unsaturated fatty acids which can help prevent cardiovascular diseases. Nuts and seeds are richest in fiber after cereals, which is why almonds are good for cardiovascular health

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        So, now you have three delicious Chinese sweet soups’ recipes. Serve those to your friends and family. They will love it. Happy cooking. :)

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        Last Updated on August 21, 2018

        30 Brilliant Camping Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier

        30 Brilliant Camping Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier

        Ah, camping. The great outdoors, the campfires, the food you’d never eat in civilised society: it’s a wonderful experience.

        That said, things can get a little bit tricky when we are left to the mercy of Mother Nature. Here are 30 fantastic camping hacks you can use to make your camping experience as wonderful as possible!

         1. Use sage to repel mosquitoes.

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          Place some sage in your campfire and the smell is sure to ward off any pesky mosquitos.

          2. Liquid soap + cotton balls = no ticks.

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            If you or one of your fellow campers is having trouble with a tick, place the soap-soaked cotton on the tick for 20 seconds. The tick will eventually stop chewing and will come away with the cotton ball. If the tick was attached for a lengthy amount of time you may want to consider keeping it in a container so that you can test it for Lyme disease later.

            3. Use an acorn cap as a whistle if you get lost.

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              It’s remarkably easy to get lost whilst camping. Here’s a full tutorial on how you can transform an acorn into a whistle!

              4. Corn chips for kindling!

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                Doritos are a great way to start a fire, just be careful!

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                5. Use the rest of the chips for nachos.

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                  Nachos are easy to pack, light and simple to make. Plus they’re incredibly tasty.

                  6. Use compact, microfibre towels!

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                    These towels are incredibly easy to store and dry within an hour of use. Buy them here.

                    7. Wrap duct-tape around your water bottle for emergencies.

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                      You never know when you might need some.

                      8. Make lamps out of jars and solar disks.

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                        Get all the info you need here.

                        9. Sangria!

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                          We know what’s really important. How to here!

                          10. One water bottle will hold eight eggs.

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                            By keeping all your eggs in a bottle you save time and hassle. Plus, no need to carry extra bowls or a whisk!

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                            11. Johnson’s Baby Creamy Oil is a surprisingly good mosquito repellent.

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                              Keep the bugs and the bug repellent smell at bay.

                              12. DIY shower.

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                                All you need is a watering can and a large jug. Here’s the full instructions.

                                13. Keep sandpaper handy to light matches.

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                                  Glueing some sandpaper to the lid of a tupperware box where you can also store matches is a foolproof plan.

                                  14. Make s’moreos easily.

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                                    15. MarshJell-o shots.

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                                      Learn how to make these delicious things here!

                                      16. Or dip those marshmallows in Bailey’s. 
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                                        Toast the marshmallow first and then dip it in Bailey’s.

                                        17. Turn a bottle into a spoon.

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                                          It’s that easy!

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                                          18. Grits repel ants.

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                                            Just sprinkle grits wherever you see ants.

                                            19. Deodorant can be used to combat itchiness.

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                                              20. Wrap your meat in cabbage to stop it from burning.

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                                                That’s not an innuendo, it really will! The moistness in the cabbage creates the perfect barrier.

                                                21. Foam noodles will stop any injuries.

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                                                  For any fellow clumsy people, you know how possible it is to smack your head and cause serious injury. Placing a foam noodle on the awning strut narrows down at least one accident waiting to happen.

                                                  22. Carry some essentials in a small tin with you at all times.

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                                                    You never know what you’ll need and when.

                                                    23. Take toothpaste dots instead of a whole tube.

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                                                      Let the drops dry out over 3 days, add a little baking soda and put them in a resealable bag.

                                                      24. Use a stick to secure your tent.

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                                                        By placing a stick in the main centre line you ensure the pressure is even throughout, which will stop the grommets being pulled out.

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                                                        25. Vacuum seal your food before you leave.

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                                                          26. Popcorn on the campfire.

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                                                            Popcorn that you can place on the stove at home can also be popped over a campfire. You can also make your own using this tutorial.

                                                            27. You can even make bacon and eggs over it.

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                                                              That’s right! Full instructions here.

                                                              28. Keep your toiletries handy.

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                                                                Buy this magnificent contraption here.

                                                                29. Compact, unbreakable cups!

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                                                                  Get them while you can!

                                                                  30. Tic-Tac boxes are great for storing ingredients.

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                                                                    With these 30 camping tips and tricks, you can work DIY magic into nearly every aspect of camping, and make your next camping trip a comfortable, easy blast. Good luck!

                                                                    Featured photo credit: Unsplash via unsplash.com

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