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.

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)
罗汉斋
Braised Lohan Vegetable

(This vegetarian dish taste is light and yet delicious. It contains various assorted vegetable which is a good source of vitamin 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)
姜蓉豆酱蒸排骨
Steamed Pork Rib with Ginger Bean Sauce

(An all-time favourite dish that is simple yet delicious)
罗汉斋
Braised Lohan Vegetable
田七鸡汤
Double Boiled Tian Qi Chicken Soup

(Tian Qi helps to promote blood circulation and break up blood stagnation and clogging. It helps to dispel heat and reduces swelling)
黑胡椒酱烤三文鱼
Grilled Salmon Fillet with Black Pepper 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)

braised-sesame

麻油鸡
Braised Sesame Chicken

(To promote circulation, provide nourishment & stimulate energy)
日本菇黑木耳玉米心炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Shimeiji 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)

Lotus-Root-Soup

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)
酸甜酱炸午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin with Sweet & Sour Sauce

(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)
猪肉碎蒸滑蛋
Steamed Silky Egg with Minced Pork

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

Double-Boiled-American-Ginseng-Soup

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

(It clears heat, tonifies the Qi & blood)
Glutinous-Wine

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/*蜜汁排骨
Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg /*Stir Fried Pork Rib with Rock Honey Sauce
枸纪子炒苋菜
Stir Fried Chinese Spinach with Wolfberry
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)
Wednesday (三)

tenderloin-liver

香茅灯笼椒炒猪腰肉和猪肝片
Stir Fried Pork Tenderloin & Liver with Assorted Capsicum & 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)

焖冬菇粒炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Braised Mushroom

(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.)
何手乌鸡汤
Double Boiled He Shou Wu Chicken Soup

(It benefits the liver & kidney, blackens the hair and defies aging)
 
姜蓉蒸中翅
Steamed Mid Wing with Ginger Paste

(Old ginger has been used widely during confinement to expel wind)
银鱼炒上海青
Stir Fried Shanghai Green with Silver Fish

(It contains a wealth of vitamins and excellent sources of calcium, magnesium and iron)
健脾补肾黑豆排骨汤 
Black Bean Pork Rib 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)
蒸午鱼潮州式
Steamed Threadfin Teochew Style

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

(This is a folk recipe passed down from the South Sung Dynasty. It benefits the kidneys, strengthens the vital energy (Qi) and reduces the cholesterol leve)
灯笼椒玉米心腰豆炒鸡丁
Stir Fried Chicken Cube with Capsicum, Baby Corn & Cashew Nuts

(Chicken is high in protein and rich in vitamins and minerals)
江鱼仔炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Ikan Bilis
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)
teriyaki

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

(Omega 3 fatty acid from Salmon is great for breast-feeding 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)
鸡肉片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Chicken

(It is a great vegetable for ladies who have just given birth as it can help replenish iron and calcium loss)
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/Braised Pork Rib with Chestnut
鲍鱼菇黑木耳炒西芹
Stir Fried Celery with Black Fungus & Abalone Mushroom

(Celery is loaded with extreme mineral and vitamin such as folate, potassium and vitamin B6. It has many benefits such as good digest, flushes out toxin, speed up weight loss and boost immunity)
鱼漂红罗卜鸡汤
Double Boiled Fish Maw & Carrot Chicken Soup

(Great source of collagen, proteins and nutrients)
日式酱烤鸡排
Grilled Chicken Chop with Teriyaki Sauce

(An all-time favourite dish that is simple yet delicious)
番茄炒蛋
Stir Fried Egg with Tomato

(Tomatoes contain a great deal of vitamins and beta-carotene works as antioxidants. It helps to neutralize harmful free radicals in the blood)
玉米百合排骨汤
Double Boiled Sweet Corn Lily Bulb Pork Rib Soup

(Sweet corn is rich in dietary fibre which help new mother to fight against constipation while lily bulb is rich in calcium, iron,vitamin B1.B2 and C)
姜葱炒猪腰肉
Stir Fried Pork Tenderloin with Ginger & Spring Onion

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

生鱼片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Sheng Yu
天麻鸡汤
Double Boiled Tian Ma Chicken Soup

(It benefits the liver, expels wind, eases anxiety and tonifies the blood)
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)
豆酱蒸午鱼
Steamed Threadfin with Bean Sauce

(Good Source of protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health)
猪肉片炒白兰花
Stir Fried Cauliflower with Sliced Pork

(Cauliflower is rich in vitamin and mineral. It helps the body’s ability to detoxify in multiple ways)
四神鸡湯
Double Boiled Si Shen Chicken

(It is very good for strengthening the digestion system and improving appetite. This soup is very mild and can be taken for long term)
猪脚醋鸡蛋
Braised Vinegar Trotter with Egg/*Steamed Minced Pork Patty with Mushroom
黑木耳玉米心炒西芹
Stir Fried Celery with Black Fungus & Baby Corn
虫草花红罗卜黑鸡汤
Double Boiled Cordyceps Flower & Carrot Black Chicken Soup

(Cordyceps flower helps to moisten the throat, reduce fatigue. It helps to increase immune system and has anti-aging effects)

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

金针黑木耳蒸午鱼
Steamed Threadfin with Black Fungus & lily Bulb
鸡肉片炒荷兰豆
Stir Fried Snow Peas with Sliced Chicken
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)
Saturday (六)

Stewed-Fish-Maw-with-Pork-Rib

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) 
长豆煎蛋
Pan Fried Egg with Long Bean

(Long Bean is rich in vitamin A and enhances skin complexions)
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)

herbal-soup

药材蒸鸡腿
Steamed Herbal Chicken Drumstick

(Combination of herbs helps to heal and nourish the body)

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
猪脚花生汤
Peanuts Pig Trotter 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)
枸杞子花雕酒蒸中翅
Steamed Mid Wing with Wolfberry & Wine

(Wolfberry provide high levels of antioxidants and nutrients. It helps to improve immune system, detoxify the liver and promote healthy skin)
日本菇炒白菜花
Stir Fried Cauliflower with Shimeiji Mushroom
花旗参鱼尾汤
American Ginseng Fish Tail Soup

(Its helps to boost energy, lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Reduce stress and promote relaxation)

梅酱排骨王
Deep Fried Pork Chop with Plum Sauce

(It is rich in protein and iron)
焖香菇炒菠菜
Stir Fried Spinach with Braised Mushroom
白木耳百合鸡汤
Doubled Boiled White Fungus & Lily Bulb Chicken Soup

(White Fungus helps to sooth the body and nourish the body, healing dry cough and clear heat in the lung.Lily bulb helps to calm spirit promote restful sleep and lessen irritability)
Sunday (天)
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)
枸纪子炒苋菜
Stir Fried Chinese Spinach with Wolfberry

(It is high in protein, vitamin A, B and C. It is an excellent source of dietary Fibre)

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)
猪肝片炒芥兰
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Sliced Liver

(Liver helps to replenish iron)
虫草花玉米鸡汤
Double Boiled Cordyceps Flower & Sweet Corn Chicken Soup

(Cordyceps flower helps to moisten the throat, reduce fatigue. It helps to increase immune system and has anti-aging effects)
港式酱青炸午鱼
Deep Fried Threadfin with Ginger & Premium Soya Sauce
猪肉片炒上海青
Stir Fried Shanghai Green with Sliced Pork
杂豆鸡湯
Assorted Beans Chicken Soup

(An excellent source of proteins)
梅菜焖鸡腿
Braised Chicken Drumstick with Preserved Vegetable

(A dish that has been prepared the traditional way. The preserved veg has been braised for hours before adding in the drumstick to absorb all the favor)

生鱼片炒西兰花
Stir Fried Broccoli with Sheng Yu
肉骨茶猪肚汤
Ba Kut Teh Pig’s Tripe Soup

(This traditional soup contain varies herbs which promote blood circulation and drive out wind)