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炉: brazier, used for burning fragrance. Most braziers are made out of metal. The one from the novel has a golden beast and cranes.
八宝乌鸡汤: Eight Treasures chicken soup, made with eight types of Chinese medicinal herbs.
荠菜山鸡片: pheasant (or wild chicken) with shepherd’s purse
青笋宝猪肚条: celtuce and pig stomach
万福(wangfu): formal greeting performed by females. It is a bow with the head lowered, arms at the sides and knees bent.