Edible Bird's Nest
The nests in making bird's nest soups are exclusively those of swiflets, the birds from the family of common swallow. These highly prized nests are built and clung to the ceiling of the caves as high as 70m by the birds mostly of seaweed that is mixed by their own saliva, making the process of harvesting an ordeal and expensive.
Swiflets nests are mostly found on cliffs in areas along the Southern Chinese coast and South East Asia.
Good Reasons Why We Should Try
Rich in protein, calcium, iron and other nutrients, bird's nest is good for all, young and old, men and women, the sick and mother-to-be. The Chinese have been relishing bird's nest as medicinal gourmet food for centuries and believe it replenishes and nourishes the internal organs, speed up recovery from illness, and boosts overall well being.
How to Cook It?
Although it is a gourmet food, cooking bird's nest is relatively simple, employing very few other ingredients and methods in cooking them. At Kings nest we have already done all the hard works in cleaning the nest so that it is ready to cook.