October 15, 2009

Suiton/水団(すいとん)

The rest of the mushrooms went into suiton. Suiton is soup containing dumplings made from of wheat flour. Making suiton is easy. You simply mix flour with water to make a soft dough, and put the dough in hot soup little by little, using a spoon or tearing the dough with fingers. Keep simmering the soup until the dough is done.
残りのきのこは水団(すいとん)に入れました。水団とは、小麦粉でできた団子が入った汁のことです。水団を作るのは簡単です。小麦粉を水と混ぜ、柔らかい生地を作り、その生地を少しずつ、スプーンを使うか、生地を指でちぎって、熱い汁に入れます。生地が煮えるまで汁を煮ます。

4 comments:

Uncle N said...

I admire your expertise in mushrooms. I will be so afraid to eat any wild mushrooms if I harvested, especially after reading an article like this;
http://www.asahi.com/food/news/TKY200910150113.html

pink said...

That looks very good! :)

Hiroyuki said...

Uncle N: As I mentioned previously and as the article you linked to reports, tsukiyotake accounts for a majority of mushroom poisoning in Japan. It's very, very easy to tell tsukiyotake from other similar mushrooms. Split the mushroom lengthwise into two, and if you find a black spot inside near the base, it is tsukiyotake.

Hiroyuki said...

pink: Thanks for your compliment. It's merely miso soup plus wheat flour dumplings (and of couse wild mushrooms)!