Sweetcorn, Pumpkin, Cassava and Rice Soup with Spinach

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New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

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This is real ‘comfort food’, perfect for a family meal. For anyone in the northern hemisphere, it makes a warming winter’s day lunch or supper. I first encountered it among the hills of North Sulawesi, one of the Indonesian islands only a few miles from the Equator, and for people there it provides a healthy and hearty breakfast. Needless to say, the best result is achieved when all the ingredients are as fresh as they can be.

Cassava(Manihot esculenta,) grows well in