ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Recipe (6): Broccoli and Black Fungus Salad

Updated on August 4, 2012

Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C, which helps greatly to increase the concentration of VC in gastric juice of patients of gastric cancer. At the same time, it has considerable amount of carotene, which helps to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. More specially, according to some nutritional researches, broccoli has various indole derivatives, which decrease the level of estrogen, and so prevent the development of breast cancer in some sense. Besides, it has been found that an instance in broccoli, which is called sulforaphane, is another cancer-prevention agent. Therefore, broccoli has considerable efficacy to cure and prevent cancers. On the other hand, Chinese medicine believes that broccoli functions to nourish kidney, stomach, spleen and bone.

Black fungus has rich sugar and protein, as well as various vitamins and minerals. Black fungus has a special function in cleaning the visceral organs. Black fungus is rich in polysaccharide colloids, which can absorb and help dissolve and digest the remaining dust and other foreign matters, such as hairs, saw dust, or metal dust, in human bodies, and so it is thought of a necessary food for mining, textile, and chemical workers.

In the dish, the above vegetable match together, having efficacy to remove heat (the two vegetables are cold in nature by Chinese medicine, and so people who often feel cold in stomach are not supposed to eat much), detoxify and prevent cancers. Usually, carrot is chosen as side vegetable to both make colorful and increase nutrients. The dish is made in beautiful arrangement to improve eating feeling, and marinated in garlic-ginger flavory sauce. In following picture is the dish that I made. I was currently short of carrot, and then I used red pepper sweet to replace it. Now, let's start from "Ingredients".


Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 12 hours
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 12 hours 10 min
Yields: Serve four people

Ingredients

  • broccoli, separated into small flowers
  • dried black fungi, soaked for about 12 hours in cold water
  • carrot, shredded
  • ginger, chopped
  • garlic, chopped
  • light soy sauce
  • white sugar
  • Chinese vinegar
  • salt
  • salad oil
dried wild black fungus
dried wild black fungus | Source

Instructions

  1. Preparation: tear soaked black fungus into small pieces; marinate broccoli in salty water for 10 minutes; peal carrot and cut into shreds
  2. heat water (add in some salt and a little oil, which can remain broccoli in fresh green), then put broccoli in boiled water to middle heat, then soak in cold water and dish up
  3. the same with 2 to deal with black fungi and carrot
  4. mix salt, vinegar, ginger, garlic, soy sauce and sugar together. Heat salad oil, then pour it into the mixture
  5. dry broccoli, black fungi and carrot, and set them in a plate in a neat arrangement
  6. spray the flavory sauce into vegetables

Broccoli and Black Fungus Salad

5 stars from 1 rating of Broccoli and Black Fungus Salad

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • WD Curry 111 profile image

      WD Curry 111 

      6 years ago from Space Coast

      Thanks Hui - You might like my cooking. It is warm to piping hot. Bless you.

    • Hui (蕙) profile imageAUTHOR

      Hui (蕙) 

      6 years ago

      So glad you have this feeling on the "warm" and "cool". Ancient Chinese doctors defined them based on their experiences and professions, and I believe so. My stomach belongs to "great coldness", i.e. I always feel cold in stomach. I can't have any cold drink and cold food, which make me diarrhea. I'll add an Amazon capsule for the black fungus. Have a good day!

    • WD Curry 111 profile image

      WD Curry 111 

      6 years ago from Space Coast

      You need an Amazon capsule with black fungus for sale. Where do you get it?

      I am impressed with the understanding of "warm" and "cool" food that you have in the orient. We just eat anything that can't escape, and don't have the sophisticatio or balance in our diet.

      Good stuff here.

    • Hui (蕙) profile imageAUTHOR

      Hui (蕙) 

      6 years ago

      Thank you for coming by. Good luck!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)