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Hot And Sour Dumpling Soup

Hot and Sour Dumpling Soup
The climates is getting worse as days passes and I'm feeling very uneasy and moody very often.Most of the time I'm dreading myself out of bed feeling lazy to do anything. To change the atmosphere I have prepare Hot and Sour soup to pamper myself a bit so that I can relive myself from being moody

Serving Size:5

6 frozen chicken dumplings
1 cup mixed vegetable( carrots,green peas,corn,cauliflower and broccoli)
1/4 water chestnuts
1tsp minced garlic
5 cherry tomatoes
1 1/2tsp freshly ground white pepper
2tbsp thinly sliced scallion greens
fresh whole cilantro leaves
4 cups homemade chicken soup
2tsp dark soy sauce
4 small Chinese dried black mushrooms
12 small dried tree ear mushrooms
1tsp sugar
1 1/2tbsp starch
2tbsp red rice vinegar, white rice vinegar, or red wine vinegar
1 tsp sesame oil
salt to taste

Preparation Methods:
Soak black and tree ear mushrooms in 3 cups boiling-hot water in another bowl occasionally, until softened, about 30 minutes. Cut out …