A Walnut and Beef Soup from China
Yep - those are walnuts in my soup. We had a full banquet for lunch today, which included a lot of tasty things including a chicken and fish (separately) done up in a light Southern Chinese style, as well as a dish that included some rather fragrant matsutake mushrooms, if I identified it correctly. But I hate walnuts, and of all things, they put them in this soup above. Fortunately, it hardly tasted of walnuts (I basically just drank the broth), but this was the first time I'd seen something like this before.