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Vietnamese chicken noodle soup (Pho Gà)

When I watch food shows on TV, I pay close attention to what street cooks do. Not celebrity chefs cooking on a street corner pretending to cook street food. I mean, the real ... »

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Herbed chicken soup with assorted beans

I've noticed that many readers simply wait for updates via Facebook, Twitter, RSS or newsletter to view the latest recipes in the blog. What they don't realize is that there's ... »

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Baby corn and Chinese broccoli soup

Baby corn (or young corn, as it is sometimes called) is often associated with stir fries. Who would have thought that it would make a superb ingredient for a soup dish too? I ... »

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White corn and chicken soup

There is another white corn soup in the archive with pork and squash flowers. This version is not as colorful but it is definitely richer in flavor. If it were a photograph, ... »

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Chinese broccoli and tamarind soup

It's really just sinigang, simplified, milder and with none of the traditional vegetables that go into the soup. We were having fried danggit (rabbitfish) and poqui-poqui, and ... »

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The pork version of Speedy’s picadillo

First, there was Speedy's picadillo, a soup made with tender beef cubes, carrots, potatoes and chayote. Next came a close variation in the form of bulalo picadillo. Then, ... »