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Luo Song Tang

2 pounds young fresh beets, diced
2 pounds fresh tomatoes, diced
4 cups pork, beef or chicken broth
4 large onions, diced
4 large potatoes, peeled and diced
2 cups rice wine
1/2 pound bok choy, separated and chopped
4 large carrots, julienned
4 cloves garlic, minced
 1 teaspoon 5-spice
3 tablespoons brown or malt sugar
4 tablespoons oyster sauce
4 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
10 ounces pork loin, chopped
zest and juice of one lemon
2 tablespoons sesame oil

1) In a large wok over high heat, saute half of beets with oil, tomatoes, wine, one onion, one potato, and one cup broth, cooking until liquid is reduced to one-tenth.

2) Fold in sugar, pork, 5-spice, sauces, remaining beet, one onion, one potato, and garlic, and saute until pork browns.

3) Add in remaining ingredients, and three cups boiling water to wok.  Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat to love, and let simmer for twenty minutes.
Arcane Treatise 295
In Chinese, borscht is "羅宋湯," and ironically, substitutes either tomatoes or red cabbage for beets.
Pork Stock

4 pig's feet
4 pounds pork scraps, skin, and or trimmings, minced
8 pounds pork and ham bones
1 pound button mushrooms, minced
4 large onions, diced
8 large carrots, diced
4 large ribs celery, diced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
3 bay leaves
4 cups dry white wine
3 tablespoons miso paste
3 quarts boiling water

1) In a large soup pot over medium heat, saute mushrooms, pork scraps, onions, and garlic until onions brown.  Pour in wine, and let simmer until liquid is almost reduced away.

2) Add remaining ingredients and bring to a rolling boil over high heat.  Now reduce heat to warm, and let simmer, covered, for five hours.  Stir and skim off fat and scum from the surface every half hour.

3) Strain out all solids from stock.
Arcane Treatise 294
A typical pork stock for use in soup and gravy.
Dayongaspis hunanensis by avancna
Dayongaspis hunanensis
Reconstruction of the dayongaspidid galeaspid Dayongaspis hunanensis, of Early Silurian Dayong, Hunan Province.
Platycaraspis tianshanensis by avancna
Platycaraspis tianshanensis
Reconstruction of the dayongaspid galeaspid Platycaraspis tianshanensis, from the Llandovery of Kalpin, Xinjiang, Early Silurian China.

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Maleiva Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave!
avancna Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the art
RAM-Horn Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
Thanks for faving my "Night Wolf" Character Designs!
avancna Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How's Night Wolf coming?
flarekefka Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Hi! I logged into DA for the first time in 5 years just to tell you how much I LOVE your paleo art! Would you mind if I used some of your drawings for a tattoo design?
avancna Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!  I would be flattered, if not honored.  Which designs in particular?  I can note you with the higher resolutions.
flarekefka Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
I'm having a really hard time deciding. Yorgia, Sprigginia, Charnia, Pikaia... too many Pre-C and early Cambrian creatures I love. The max DA size should be fine. I'm just going to go and clean up the lines slightly, if you don't mind. Do you take commissions? I would love a Tiktaalik but only found a sketch in your gallery.
avancna Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You mean this one?
Teratium 003 by avancna
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Clu-art Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving The White Bunch ! :D
avancna Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for posting it
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