Velvet Corn Soup


Preparation info
  • With the ham, serves


    as a substantial bowlful .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

Creamed corn is not one of my favorites—far from it!—but I am mad about this soup. It is luxuriant, simple, and classically Chinese, and is an especially good partner to chicken and duck.

  • The only caution is to be sure to buy an excellent brand of creamed com, one that tastes good and sweet and falls nicely (not paste-like) from the spoon. (The Del Monte people make the best in my experience, but your experience may find a better one still.) Of course, you can