Braised Sea Cucumber With Fish Maw (焖海参花胶) is a very simple dish that every Chinese family can relate and enjoy. It is not only flavourful but also has high nutritional value. Sea cucumber with its gelatinous texture is a delicacy in Chinese cuisines. It is believed to help to prevent aging. Fish maw and pork tendons, on the other hand are a good source of collagen as they improve blood circulation, complexion and heal wound after an operation. A perfect dish anytime … especially so during the festive new year.