Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Lemon Blossom Soup

Chopstick Cinema

This Month's Film: Farewell My Concubine
Cuisine: Chinese

I was hoping for a light, simple, lemony broth with minimal spices and garnishes. So I started with a batch of really good homemade chicken broth, added to it the juice of two lemons, and once it came to a boil, I removed it from the heat, stirred in a whole egg, and garnished it with a handful of finely chopped scallions. The result was everything I'd imagined...Light...Lemony...Delicate...Delicious!

The recipe will be posted at the end of the month along with the 'Farewell My Concubine' film review.

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