Ingredients: 50 grams of lotus seeds, 20 grams of dry longan, 20 grams of lean pork, appropriate amount of ginger and onion, 3 grams of salt, 15 grams of cooking wine, and 1 gram of MSG (monosodium glutamate).
Cooking: Clean and core the lotus seeds, clean the longan meat, cut the lean pork into pieces of 3 cm long and 1.5 cm thick. Put all of them into an earthenware pot, add an appropriate amount of clear water. Bring the mixture to a rapid boil, and then allow it to stew over a low fire till tender.
Effects: This dish nourishes the heart and moistens the lungs, tranquilizing and preventing senility. It is useful for the treatment of insomnia and weak memory due to weakness of cranial nerves. If eaten frequently, it is helpful in preventing the decline of the brains of those people who work with their brains.