Vegetable Tea

Preparation info
  • Makes

    8 to 10

    servings as part of a multicourse meal
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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Loh Sye Moi makes this healthy light soup for special occasions, such as the birth of a son, or during the first ten days of Chinese New Year. She arranges eight different vegetables in a bowl to create a pretty kaleidoscope of greens. Each vegetable contributes a different texture and flavor—from mild to bitter, sweet to pungent. A clear broth is poured over the arrangement, and a spoonful of coarse ground peanuts and sesame seeds tops it off.

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