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Arrow root carrot soup

A friend told me arrow root soup tastes good, so I bought my first ever arrow root today.  It took me quite a lot of effort to peel its skin and chop it clean.  I am not sure what’s a proper recipe for it.. so I assume it would match with most common chinese soup ingredients.  This is what I tried tonight:


  • one arrow root (about 1.25 pounds)
  • 3 carrots
  • one big piece of pork shank (1 pound)
  • 3 dried honey dates
  • some chinese almonds 南北杏
  • 1 piece of dried tangerine peel (soaked for 5 minutes, then use knife to remove the white thick parts)

Arrow Root Carrot Soup

I decided to make soup twice a week for better health.  This is my 2011 resolution.


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