Wine-Explosion Vegetable Chowder


Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a large bowlful .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

Most of the Chinese soups we find in the West are the clear, thin sort called tong in Chinese. Here is a different soup altogether. Known as keng, or chowder in English, it is a thick, rich, hearty brew that in ancient north China comprised the main part of a meal. What Confucius ate six nights of the week was probably a gung.

  • This particular gung is a New World soup, full of the colors and flavors of tomatoes, com, and white mushroo