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My Favorite Soup In The World

For some very strange reason, if you gave me a choice between soup and fruit juice, I feel a magnetic pull towards the ‘soup’. It’s a very Chinese thing and I understand that a lot of Chinese people are rather soupy people too. Pardon the word ‘soupy’, my brain isn’t quite working today and it’s like working in ssssllllooooowwww mmmmoooottttiioooonnnn today. Sigh…such is life. Yesterday was a darn hectic day and today is another one – I’ll suffer more today because of the brain-deadedness. My mom makes the meanest soups in the world. Last Sunday, we went over to her place for dinner and she made this absolutely mouth-watering soup that had me gulping down a huge bowl the size of a wok! Darn good…to say that I miss my mom’s cooking is an understatement. She is THE MEGA TERROR cook of the century! I am biased….so? The problem is that nowadays, her memory is not very good, so, once in a while, you’ll see her asking herself, “Did I put salt already ah?” If you’re within hearing distance, you’ll go ‘ACK!!’ So, back to the soup thing. Because of my addiction to soup, I’ve made some effort to make some soup for myself (my kids is of secondary concern as far as soup is concerned. Shame on me) once in a while…well, most of the time. One of personal favorite soups in the world is the sweet corn and carrot soup. Back when I first started out cooking and making soups, I used to dump the carrots and corn into a boiling pot of water, let it bowl then put some salt into it lah. Nowadays, a little bit more creative. I discovered that putting in some dried scallops, onion and two garlic into it makes the whole soup much yummier. So, this blog post is dedicated to my favorite soup in the world…the carrot, corn & scallop soup! *mouth watering even as I am typing this*

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