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                         VEGETARIAN HOT & SOUR SOUP
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4   c            Dried tree fungus
      1/4   c            Dried tiger lilies
      1/4   c            Dried Chinese mushrooms
    1       c            Boiling water
    1       ea           Cake bean curd
    3       c            Vegetable broth
    3       tb           Cornstarch
      1/2   c            Cold vegetable broth
    1       t            Soy sauce
      1/2   ts           White pepper
    1 1/2   tb           White wine vinegar
    1       md           Egg
    1       t            Cold water
   In a bowl, combine the fungus, lilies, and mushrooms.
   Pour boiling water over them and let them soak for 20
   minutes. Drain and discard the water. Squeeze all
   ingredients dry. Sliver the mushrooms. In a kettle
   over medium heat, bring the vegetable broth to a
   simmer. Ad the fungus, lilies, mushrooms, and bean
   curd. Simmer, uncovered for ten minutes. MIx the
   cornstarch with the cold vegetble broth and stir into
   soup until it thickens and clears. add the soy sauce,
   pepper, and vinegar. To serve: In a small bowl, eat
   the egg with the water and pour into the simmering
   roth in a slow steady stream. Turn off the heat at
   once. Stir and ladle into bowls.Subj: Vegetarian Hot
   and Sour Soup
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