14 Jan '11, 4am

Imitation shark fin soup recipe for Chinese New Year

is a time when families celebrating the occasion get together and indulge in some serious feasting. Nowadays, with society getting more affluent, the food is also getting more elaborate – for example, a luxurious pot of shark fin soup is no longer a rare sight on the dining table. I have avoided consuming shark fin soup for many years due to the cruelty of shark finning and how it had led to a drastic decline in the shark population . Don’t get me wrong – I have nothing against those who consume this Chinese delicacy, nor do I want to be hypocritical about it since I’m not a vegetarian. However, on a personal basis, I prefer to cook with imitation shark fin which is essentially made with gelatin. For those who have tasted the real shark fin soup before, you may agree with me that the fin is largely tasteless, with the flavour contributed by the rich soup broth of chicken, ...

Full article: http://www.noobcook.com/imitation-shark-fin-soup/

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