Our Menu

To Mums-To-Be

Natal Essentials is the specialist in post natal care that provide modern women with customized menu, food preparation and home delivery service in the post-natal month. The meals may look ordinary but they are flavored with special ingredients (Such as herbs, wine, ginger and sesame oil) with functional properties & are specially prepared by our experienced cook who has more than 30 years of experience.

Other than our cooking principle of less oil, less salt and No MSG, all our cooking are designed to fit the needs of post-natal bodies. We have prudent and comprehensive quality and hygienic control to ensure correct eating and replenishing in your post natal month, and that you are free of worries what to eat, not to mention the pain-staking preparation process.

With us, you may rest assured that the new mother would be in a better shape and health after the post natal month.

Menu

Day (天)
Week 1, 3 & 5 Menu 第一,三与五星期菜单
Lunch (午餐)
Dinner(晚餐)
Week 2 & 4 Menu 第二与四星期菜单
Lunch(午餐)
Dinner(晚餐)
Monday (一)

Braised-Vinegar-Trotter-with-Egg

猪脚醋鸡蛋
Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg

(The Chinese believe that vinegar purifies the blood & cleanse the arties while the old ginger drives out the wind. As a precaution against the vinegar being too acidic & therefore weakening the stomach, the glutinous ligaments and collagen of the pig’s trotters are in the dish to serve as a lubricant)
银鱼炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Silver Fish

(Spinach has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It can help replenish lost iron and vitamin stores)

dang-gui

当归黑枣鸡汤
Double Boiled Dang Gui Black Dates Chicken Soup

(It tonifies the blood, strengthens Qi; warms the body and strengthens the stomach. It is highly recommended for women who suffer abdominal pain, blood-asthenia and menstrual pain after giving birth)

Grilled-Hong-Zhao-Chicken-Drumstick-Western-style-2

西式烤红糟鸡腿
Grilled Hong Zhao Chicken Drumstick Western Style

(Traditional Confinement food passed down from generation with a twist of fusion. Homemade fermented glutinous rice wine helps to promote blood circulation)

焖香菇粒炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Braised Chinese Mushroom

(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss. Mushroom helps to restore new blood cell and protect you from develop anemia)

lotus-root

莲藕花生淮山排骨汤
Double Boiled Lotus Root with Peanut & Discorea Yam Pork Rib Soup

(Lotus Root harmonizes the spleen and stomach. It also improves appetite and blood circulation)

tenderloin-liver

香茅杂菜炒猪腰肉和猪肝
Stir Fried Pork Tenderloin & Liver with Assorted Vegetable & Lemongrass

江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with IKan Bilis
莲藕花生淮山鸡汤
Double Boiled Lotus Root with Peanut & Discorea Yam Chicken Soup

teriyaki

日式酱烤三文鱼
Grilled Salmon Fillet with Teriyaki Sauce

日本菇黑木耳玉米心炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Shimeji Mushroom, Black Fungus & Baby Corn
八珍补血补气排骨汤
Double Boiled Ba Zhen Pork Rib Soup

(Stimulate the blood circulation and nourish the blood)
Tuesday (二)
姜蓉蒸中翅
Steamed Mid Wing with Ginger Paste

(Old ginger has been used widely during confinement to expel wind)
日本菇黑木耳玉米心炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Shimeji Mushroom, Black Fungus & Baby Corn

(Snow Peas is rich in vitamin C and fiber while Mushroom is a great source of vitamin A, C & K, folic acid and fiber)

Fish-Tail-&-Papaya-Soup

鱼尾木瓜汤
Fish Tail & Papaya Soup

(The sap from the papaya and protein from the fish enriches the milk glands. Drinking this soup helps to fill up your natural milk reservoir)
酸甜酱炸午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin with Sweet & Sour Sauce

猪肉碎蒸滑蛋
Steamed Silky Egg with Minced Pork

(Good source of protein and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper)

花旗参红罗卜黑鸡汤
Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup

(It clears heat, tonifies the Qi & blood)

gwine

鸡酒
Braised Chicken with Homemade Glutinous Wine

(Chicken wine is a masterpiece of Chinese cuisine. New mother is advised to drink chicken wine to promote blood circulation and invigorate the major organs in the body)
猪肉碎炒长豆
Stir Fried Long Bean with Minced Pork
六味排骨汤
Double Boiled Six Herbs Pork Rib Soup

(Strengthening kidneys, relieving leucorrhea (which happens to women) and strengthening the spleen, regulating blood pressure. Good for stomach for those with poor appetites and helps with weak lungs)
猪脚醋鸡蛋
Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg
生鱼片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu
雪蛤黑鸡汤
Double Boiled Hashima Black Chicken Soup
Wednesday (三)
日式酱烤三文鱼
Grilled Salmon Fillet with Teriyaki Sauce

(Omega 3 fatty acid from Salmon is great for breastfeeding mother. Research has confirmed that adding EPA and DHA to the diet of pregnant woman has a positive effect on visual and cognitive development of the baby)
鸡肉片炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Sliced Chicken

(Broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. While low in calories, it is a great source of vitamin A, C & K, Folic Acid and Fiber. Sliced Chicken is a great source of protein)
杜仲补腰排骨汤
Double Boiled Du Zhong Pork Rib Soup

(Eucommia Bark is one of the best herbs for strengthening the kidneys. It also helps to lower blood pressure and beneficial to those who suffer from high blood pressure during pregnancy)
香茅杂菜炒猪腰肉和猪肝
Stir Fried Pork Tenderloin & Liver with Assorted Vegetable & Lemongrass

(Pork tenderloin is low in fat yet high in protein and vitamin B while liver helps to replenish iron. Lemongrass helps to flush out toxins)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Ikan Bilis
健脾补肾黑豆鸡肉汤 
Black Bean Chicken Soup

(If you have lost a great amount of blood during delivery and feel anemic during confinement, this soup helps you to build up new blood cells. It also benefits the liver and kidney, blackens the hair and helps to defy aging)

Steamed-Threadfin-with-Black-Fungus-&-Lily-Bulb

金针黑木耳蒸午鱼
Steamed Threadfin with Black Fungus & lily Bulb

Stir-Fried-Snow-Peas-with-Liver

猪肝炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Sliced Liver

鸡茶汤
Double Boiled Chicken Tea Soup

(It benefits the kidneys, strengthens the vital energy (Qi) and reduces the cholesterol level)
冰糖密汁炸中翅
Deep Fried Mid Wing with Rock Honey Sauce

(Honey builds up immune system)
焖香菇粒炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Braised Chinese Mushroom
生地药膳排骨汤
Double Boiled Raw Di Huang Pork Rib Soup

(It clears heat, cools the blood and nourishes the yin. It cures constipation due to yin-asthenia or insufficient body fluid)
Thursday (四)

braised-sesame

麻油鸡
Braised Sesame Chicken

(To promote circulation, provide nourishment & stimulate energy)

Stir-Fried-Kai-Lan-with-sliced-sheng-yu

生鱼片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu

(Sheng Yu helps in the healing process as it is very rich in albumin)
四物补血排骨汤
Double Boiled Si Wu Pork Rib Soup

(It tonifies and invigorates the blood. It is good for women who have menoxenia and lower back pain due to blood-asthenia. It helps to ease all general symptoms associated with blood-asthenia)
猪脚醋鸡蛋
Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg

Stir-Fried-Kai-Lan-with-sliced-sheng-yu

莲藕日本菇黑木耳炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Lotus Root & Assorted Vegetable

(Lotus root, rich in iron and copper helps in the production of red blood cell and increases blood flow)
天麻鸡汤
Double Boiled Tian Ma Chicken Soup

(It benefits the liver, expels wind, eases anxiety and tonifies the blood)
黑胡椒烤鸡排
Grilled Chicken Chop with Black Pepper Sauce

(Black Pepper is rich in potassium and helps to improve stomach’s ability to digest foods and promotes intestinal health)
莲藕日本菇黑木耳炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Lotus Root & Assorted Vegetable
杜仲补腰排骨汤
Double Boiled Du Zhong Pork Rib Soup

Stewed-Fish-Maw-with-Pork-Rib

鱼骠焖排骨
Stewed Fish Maw with Pork Rib

长豆煎蛋
Pan Fried Egg with Long Bean
天麻鸡汤
Doubled Boiled Tian Ma Chicken Soup
Friday (五)
姜丝火腿鸡肉炒饭
Fried Rice with Chicken Ham, Egg & Shredded Ginger

(This nourishing dish contains both protein and carbohydrate while ginger provides the additional wellness bonus)
麻油姜片排骨王
Pork Chop Deluxe

(Sesame oil prevents “wind” in the body, improves blood circulation and vitality)

pig-tripe

胡椒猪肚汤
Pig’s Tripe Peppercorn Soup

(Peppercorn is rich in potassium and helps to expel wind)
鲍鱼酱黑木耳炸香醇午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin with Black Fungus In Abalone Sauce

(Black Fungus is rich in proteins, vitamin D, B1, B2. It also improves the blood and blood circulation)
鸡肉片炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Sliced Chicken
雪蛤黑鸡汤
Double Boiled Hashima Black Chicken Soup

(Contains 7 kinds of amino acids and improves the immune system. Good for blood circulation and skin complexion)
猪脚醋鸡蛋
Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg
银鱼炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Silver Fish
花旗参红罗卜黑鸡汤
Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup
豆酱蒸午鱼
Steamed Threadfin with Bean Sauce
鸡肉片炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Sliced Chicken
何手乌排骨汤
Double Boiled He Shou Wu Pork Rib Soup
Saturday (六)
鱼骠焖排骨
Stewed Fish Maw with Pork Rib

(The collagen found in fish maw is one of the best foods to strengthen limbs & joints. It also improves “chi” and beautify one’s complexion) 
银鱼炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Silver Fish
何手乌鸡汤
Double Boiled He Shou Wu Chicken Soup

(It benefits the liver & kidney, blackens the hair and defies aging)

herbal-soup

药材蒸鸡腿
Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick

(Combination of herbs helps to heal and nourish the body)
日本菇炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Shimeji Mushroom
四神排骨湯
Double Boiled Si Shen Pork Rib Soup

(It is very good for strengthening the digestion system and improving appetite. This soup is very mild and can be taken for long term)
药材蒸鸡腿
Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick
生鱼片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu
鱼尾木瓜汤
Fish Tail & Papaya Soup
姜丝火腿鸡肉炒饭
Fried Rice with Chicken Ham, Egg & Shredded Ginger
麻油姜片排骨王
Pork Chop Deluxe
四神排骨湯
Double Boiled Si Shen Pork Rib Soup
Sunday (天)
豆酱蒸午鱼
Steamed Threadfin with Bean Sauce

(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)
猪肝炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Liver

(Liver helps to replenish iron)

papaya

白木耳木瓜排骨汤
Double Boiled White Fungus & Papaya Pork Rib Soup

(This is a light herbal tonic which has the effect of improving the general health of the new mother. It also serves to soothe the nerves so that the tired mother can have a good, sound sleep)
香菇老姜卤五花肉
Braised Pork with Mushroom & Ginger

(Pork provides good source of protein and iron. Sesame oil and ginger help drive out wind)
长豆煎蛋
Pan Fried Egg with Long Bean

(Long Bean is rich in vitamin A and enhances skin complexions)
北芪党参黑鸡汤
Doubled Boiled Bei Qi Dan Sheng Black Chicken Soup

(It improves digestive system and blood circulation to revitalize the body)
酸甜酱炸午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin with Sweet & Sour Sauce
猪肉碎蒸滑蛋
Steamed Silky Egg with Minced Pork
北芪党参黑鸡汤
Doubled Boiled Bei Qi Dan Sheng Black Chicken Soup
麻油鸡
Braised Sesame Chicken
日本菇炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Shimeji Mushroom
胡椒猪肚汤
Pig’s Tripe Peppercorn Soup