Chinese soup recipes
Chinese Superior Broth, a good basic Chicken Broth is essential in the Chinese kitchen. Basically, a Superior Broth is prepared using chicken, pork, and Jinhua ham. A select few other ingredients are used, dried scallops and dried longan usually. It is a very rich and complex preparation and a good stock can make all the difference between a mediocre dish and one that is truly special.
Chinese Herbal Soup III -- "Chinese, especially Cantonese cuisine, uses a lot of fruits in savory dishes. It is no wonder then that we even make chicken soup with honeydew, surprise huh? Another fruit that is also commonly used in savory soup is of course apple, and most popular of all would be apple soup"