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October 10, 2008

Deng Xin Cao 灯芯草

Filed under: Kitchen — agnes @ 7:21 am

Deng Xin Cao 灯芯草 is commonly consumed by boiling with shaved deer horn to expel excessive heat. Deng Xin Cao 灯芯草 is also used to as light wick in the old days when China do not have electricity in their houses. Read more about Deng Xin Cao 灯芯草 in Soups by Gigi Wong (book). Gigi Wong’s blog documents her life and work.

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