Hot and Sour Soup

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6 dried chinese mushrooms
8 cups vegetable stock
8 slices of unpeeled fresh ginger
1 tsp of whole black peppercorns
1 red pepper cut into strips
1 cup sliced mushrooms
½ cup rice wine vinegar (more to taste)
2 tsp sesame oil
2 tsp dried chili peppers
1 tbsp soy sauce
4 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 3 tbsp water
½ tsp of sugar
1 clove crushed garlic
2 shots of tobasco sauce


Prepare the dried mushrooms:

Soak in warm water for 20 minutes
Squeeze dry
Cut into thin slices
Save water for soup stock

Prepare stock:

Bring stock, gingerroot and peppercorns to a boil
Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes
Strain stock, discard spices

Add all ingredients and let simmer. Add extra rice wine vinegar and soy sauce if needed.

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