Definition: Dried lily buds are the unopened flowers of day lilies. The lily, Hemerocallis to use its scientific name, has been used in China as both a food and medicine for over 2,000 years. Dried lily buds are yellow-gold in color, with a musky or earthy taste. Two dishes featuring lily buds are Muxi Pork, a stir-fried dish, and Hot and Sour Soup.
Written by Rhonda Parkinson
Also Known As: Golden Needles, Lily Buds
Recipes Using Dried Lily Buds:
Hot and Sour Soup
Mu Shu Pork (Muxi Pork)
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