Cordyceps & Imperial Bird’s Nest Stew

Ingredients:
Bird’s Nest – 2 taels; 
Cordyceps – l/2 tael;
Red dates – 4 pieces;
Lean Pork – 3 taels;
Fine salt – a little

Procedure:
1) Soak bird’s nest with clean water, wash thoroughly, drain and set aside.
2) Wash cordyceps thoroughly, wash red date thoroughly and remove its pit; blanch lean pork and wash thoroughly.
3) Put cordyceps, red date and lean pork into a stewing mug, pour in 6 bowls of water, stew with medium heat for 3 hrs., add soaked bird’s nest and stew for another 30 min. with low heat. Add salt before serving.

Efficacy:
1) Cordyceps nourishes lung and kidney, stops coughing and soothe breathing problems.
2) This soup restores ‘qi’, invigorates spleen, replenishes blood, tranquilizes by nourishing the heart, nourishes ‘yin’ and lung.