Vegetarian Recipe: Winter Melon Soup #wintermelon
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Vegetarian Recipe: Winter Melon Soup #wintermelon



Vegetarian Recipe: Winter Melon Soup

One of the most awe-inspiring moments of my childhood occurred when my father brought home a winter melon so large, it rivaled my own height and weight! Commonly used in Chinese cuisine, these impressively sized gourds are mild, slightly sweet, and the perfect ingredient for a clean, restorative soup. Generally harvested in fall or early winter, a whole winter melon (dong gua in Chinese) can be stored for months. Many Asian markets also sell them in more manageable slices.

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