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By Naomi Duguid
At morning markets in Shan areas of Burma and northern Thailand, there is always at least one vendor selling this thick, smooth, pale yellow soup for breakfast, hot and enticing, often poured over fine rice vermicelli. Alongside they sell Shan tofu, either in large chunks to take home or cut up and dressed as a salad (see Shan Tofu Salad).
You don’t have to restrict yourself to breakfast, however: serve this veget