100 grams (2/9 lb.)ham
250 grams(5/9 lb.) horse radish
10 grams (2 tsp) cooking wine
1 gram (1/2 tsp.) pepper powder
5 grams 5/6 tsp.)salt
2 grams (1/2 tsp.) MSG
(1)Cut the ham into thin slices of about 4 cm (a little over 1 inch)long, 3 cm (a little under 1 inch) wide and 1/3 cm (one-tenth of an inch) thick. Remove the skin of the horse radish and cut into sections 4 cm long. Quickly boil and leave aside.
(2) Put 750 grams (1.5 cups) of water in the pot, add the ham slices and when it boils, add the radish, salt and cook till the radish is very soft. Add MSG and remove to serving bowl. Sprinkle on pepper powder and serve.
Features: The soup is rich but not greasy.
Taste: Deliciously salty.