Pale Jade Soup

Hisui Wan

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Appears in
An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

Once considered an exotic Oriental vegetable, fresh snow pea pods are increasingly popular and available from supermarkets as well as specialty greengrocers throughout the United States, nearly year-round. With top-quality fresh peas coming to market from March through September and aromatic fresh mint available for only a slightly shorter growing season, this soup takes advantage of the bounty of America’s spring and summer.

In this recipe I have barely blanched and pureed the snow