Soft Mmortal Food
|Pea starch noodles||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dried black mushrooms||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Bean curd sticks||4|
|Bean curd cakes||12|
|Chinese red bean cheese||2 Tablespoon|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||2 Teaspoon|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1. Separately soak peastarch noodles and dried mushrooms. Break bean curd sticks in 3-inch lengths and also soak.
2. Cut each bean curd cake in 4 parts. Cut soaked peastarch noodles in 3-inch lengths. Cut mushrooms in half, if large.
3. Place noodles, mushrooms and the dried and fresh bean curd in a saucepan. Mash red bean cheese and add, along with water. Bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, 1 hour.
4. Blend cornstarch, soy sauce and remaining cold water to a paste. Then stir in to thicken and serve.