Our Menu – 01272016

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.

Day (天)
Week 1 ( 第一个星期 )
Lunch (午餐)
Dinner(晚餐)
Week 2,3,4 ( 第二,三,四个星期 )
Lunch(午餐)
Dinner(晚餐)
Monday (一)
% 蘑菇片炒芥兰
% Stir Fried Kai Kan w Sliced Mushroom

金针木耳蒸午鱼
Steamed Fish (ThreadFin Fillet or otherwise Known as ” Ngoh He” ) w Lily Buds & Wood Fungus
(Do not look down on the wood fungus as this is the number one ingredient for confinement mothers. Rich in iron, its main function is to drive out stale blood from the body)

 

当归黑枣鸡汤
Double Boiled “Dang Gui” (Angelica) Black Dates Chicken Soup
It notifies the blood, strengthens Qi; warms the body and strength the stomach. It is recommended for women who have abdominal pain,blood-asthenia and menstrual pain after giving birth)

麻油鸡
Sesame Chicken
(To promote circulation, provide nourishment & stimulate energy)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach w Ikan Bilis
莲藕排骨汤
Double Boiled Lotus Root Pork Rib Soup
(Cooked Lotus Root turns into warm nature and is good for strengthening the spleen, stimulating the appetite and benefiting the blood)
 
 

 

 

#猪脚醋/排骨醋
#Vinegar Trotter / Pork Rib

(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)

金针木耳蒸午鱼
Steamed Fish (ThreadFin Fillet or otherwise Known as ” Ngoh He” ) w Lily Buds & Wood Fungus
(Do not look down on the wood fungus as this is the number one ingredient for confinement mothers. Rich in iron, its main function is to drive out stale blood from the body)

当归黑枣鸡汤
Double Boiled Angelica (“Dang Gui”) Black Dates Chicken Soup
It notifies the blood, strengthens Qi; warms the body and strength the stomach. It is recommended for women who have abdominal pain,blood-asthenia and menstrual pain after giving birth)

麻油鸡
Sesame Chicken 
(To promote circulation, provide nourishment & stimulate energy)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach w Ikan Bilis
莲藕排骨汤
Double Boiled Lotus Root Pork Rib Soup
(Cooked Lotus Root turns into warm nature and is good for strengthening the spleen, stimulating the appetite and benefiting the blood)
 
Tuesday (二)
黑胡椒猪肝
Stir Fried Black Pepper Liver

生鱼片炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas w Sliced Sheng Yu
(To strengthen joints & relax the lymph nodes)

肉碎蒸滑蛋
Steamed Silky Egg w Minced Pork
鲍鱼酱黑木耳炸香醇午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin w Black Fungus in Abalone Sauce

花旗参红罗卜黑鸡汤
Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup
(It clears Heat, tonifies the Qi & blood)

黑胡椒猪肝
Stir Fried Black Pepper Liver

生鱼片炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas w Sliced Sheng Yu
(To strengthen joints & relax the lymph nodes)

肉碎蒸滑蛋
Steamed Silky Egg w Minced Pork
鲍鱼酱黑木耳炸香醇午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin w Black Fungus in Abalone Sauce

花旗参红罗卜黑鸡汤
Double Boiled American Ginseng & Carrot Black Chicken Soup
(It clears Heat, tonifies the Qi & blood)

Wednesday (三)

黑木耳炒猪腰瘦肉
Stir Fried Lean Meat & Kidney w Black Fungus
(If you suffer from backaches after delivery, then eat more kidneys. Whether you believe it or not, the chinese concept of eating different parts of animals to benefit the corresponding part of your body is still very strong in our heritage)

焖香菇粒炒芥兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli w Braised Chinese Mushroom

鱼尾木瓜汤
Fish Tail & Papaya Soup
(According to Chinese records, the sap from the papaya protein from the fish enriches the milk glands. Thus drinking this soup will help to fill up your natural milk Reservoir)

鸡酒
Chicken Wine
(Chicken wine is a masterpiece of Chinese cuisine. New mothers are advised to drink chicken wine to promote blood circulation & invigorate the major organs in the body)

生鱼片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan w Sliced Sheng Yu
% 准杞白木耳炖鸡汤 
% Double Boiled Discorea White Fungus Chicken 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)

黑木耳炒猪腰瘦肉
Stir Fried Lean Meat & Kidney w Black Fungus
(If you suffer from backaches after delivery, then eat more kidneys. Whether you believe it or not, the chinese concept of eating different parts of animals to benefit the corresponding part of your body is still very strong in our heritage)

焖香菇粒炒芥兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli w Braised Chinese Mushroom

鱼尾木瓜汤
Fish Tail & Papaya Soup
(According to Chinese records, the sap from the papaya protein from the fish enriches the milk glands. Thus drinking this soup will help to fill up your natural milk Reservoir)

鸡酒
Chicken Wine
(Chicken wine is a masterpiece of Chinese cuisine. New mothers are advised to drink chicken wine to promote blood circulation & invigorate the major organs in the body)

生鱼片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan w Sliced Sheng Yu
#准山芡实煲瘦肉开胃汤
#Double Boiled Lean Meat w Discorea Yam Soup
Thursday (四)
鱼骠焖排骨
Stewed Fish Maw w Pork Rib
(The collagen found in fish maw is one of the best foods to strengthen limbs & joints. Also, fish maw can improve “chi” and beautify one’s complexion)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach w ikan Bilis
%生地排骨药膳汤
% 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)
%栗子焖鸡腿
%Braised Chicken Drum Stick w Chestnut
长豆煎蛋
Pan Fried Egg w Long Bean
雪蛤炖黑鸡汤
Brewed Hashima Black Chicken Soup
鱼骠焖排骨
Stewed Fish Maw w Pork Rib
(The collagen found in fish maw is one of the best foods to strengthen limbs & joints. Also, fish maw can improve “chi” and beautify one’s complexion)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach w ikan Bilis
#何手乌炖鸡汤
#Double Boiled “He Shou Wu” (Polygonum) Chicken Soup

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

#猪脚醋/排骨醋
#Vinegar Trotter / Pork Rib
(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)

长豆煎蛋
Pan Fried Egg w Long Bean

雪蛤炖黑鸡汤
Brewed Hashima Black Chicken Soup

Friday (五)
瘦肉炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan w lean meat
港式午鱼
Steamed Threadfin HK Style
%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 and lower back pain due to blood-asthenia. It helps to ease all general symptoms associated with blood-asthenia)
焖香菇粒炒芥兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli w Braised Chinese Mushroom
豆酱蒸排骨
Steamed Pork Rib w Bean Sauce
北芪党参黑鸡汤   
Double Boiled Bei Qi Dang Shen Black Chicken Soup
瘦肉炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan w lean meat
港式午鱼
Steamed Threadfin HK Style
#八珍补血补气排骨汤 
#Double Boiled “Ba Zhen” Pork Rib Soup 
焖香菇粒炒芥兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli w Braised Chinese Mushroom
豆酱蒸排骨
Steamed Pork Rib w Bean Sauce
北芪党参黑鸡汤
Double Boiled “Bei Qi Dang Shen” Black Chicken Soup
Saturday (六)
姜丝腊肠炒饭
Fried Rice w Sausage, Egg & Shredded Ginger
(To alleviate wind)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach w Ikan Bilis
胡 椒 猪 肚汤
Pig’s Tripe w Peppercorns Soup
(To drive out wind)
猪肝炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan w Liver
灯笼椒炒酸甜生鱼片
Stir Fried Sweet & Sour Sliced Sheng Yu w capsicum
排骨木 瓜汤
Pork Rib & Papaya Soup
姜丝腊肠炒饭
Fried Rice w Sausage, Egg & Shredded Ginger
(To alleviate wind)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach w Ikan Bilis
胡 椒 猪 肚汤
Pig’s Tripe w Peppercorns Soup
(To drive out wind)
猪肝炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan w Liver
灯笼椒炒酸甜生鱼片
Stir Fried Sweet & Sour Sliced Sheng Yu w capsicum
排骨木 瓜汤
Pork Rib & Papaya Soup
Sunday (七)
生鱼片炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas w Sliced Sheng Yu
(It is alright for the new mother to eat snow peas as they are rich in protein & minerals)
红糟鸡
“Hong Zhao” Chicken
健脾补肾黑豆排骨汤
Double Boiled Black Bean w Pork Rib Soup
(If you have lost a great amount of blood during delivery and feel anaemic during confinement, then drink this soup often to build up new blood cells)
姜葱猪腰瘦肉
Stir Fried Lean Meat & Kidney w Ginger & Spring Onion
香醇烤午鱼
Grilled ThreadFin
%鸡茶
%Double Boiled Chicken Tea Soup

(This is a folk recipe passed down from the South Sung Dynasty. It benefits the kidneys, strengthens the vital energy (Qi) and helps to reduce the cholesterol level)
生鱼片炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas w Sliced Sheng Yu
(It is alright for the new mother to eat snow peas as they are rich in protein & minerals)
红糟鸡
“Hong Zhao” Chicken
健脾补肾黑豆排骨汤
Double Boiled Black Bean w Pork Rib Soup
(If you have lost a great amount of blood during delivery and feel anaemic during confinement, then drink this soup often to build up new blood cells)
姜葱猪腰瘦肉
Stir Fried Lean Meat & Kidney w Ginger & Spring Onion
香醇烤午鱼
Grilled ThreadFin
#天麻鸡汤
#Double Boiled Tian Ma Chicken Soup

(This soup benefits the liver, expels wind, eases anxiety and tonifies the blood)

Note 备注:

1. Food menu with % sign and highlighted in bold pink are served in week 1 only.
     第一个星期会提供显示“%”的菜单

2. Food menu with # sign and highlighted in bold pink are served in weeks 2, 3 and 4 only.
     第二,三,四个星期会提供显示“#”的菜单

3. For Single meal package, the food menu will be alternated.
Example: lunch menu served over week 1 & 3 but dinner menu served over lunch for week 2 & 4.
一餐的配套 : 菜单会轮换
例如:
第一,三个星期 : 提供午餐菜单
第二,四个星期 : 提供晚餐菜单