Wookiee Hut Cuisine presents:
Curry Corn Chowder
Mon Mothma's life had been threatened many times, and so she traveled with loyal guards, not those who had merely been assigned the duty. They were trained to recognize the type of behavior an assassin might subtly display before an attack, but they were not prepared for the senator from Carida to throw his drink in her face! They did deal with the attack, but they did not otherwise think much of it.
Then Mon Mothma got very ill. They thought perhaps she had been poisoned, and checked the air in her apartments, the laundering residues in her clothing, and the food she might have eaten.
Just before she fell ill, she had a thick vegetable chowder at the home of another senator. Security forces found that there were leftovers, and it was confiscated, along with the raw ingredients which were in the kitchen that produced the soup. Analysts drained and analysed the soup and each of the ingredients, but they didn't find any toxins.
Next, they subpoenaed the soup's cook, and they watched and took samples as she assembled the soup's recipe step by step, but no toxins were found in the cooking procedure or the spices, either. In the end, they had to agree that it wasn't the soup that had poisoned their leader, but they did discover a darned good soup in their investigations!
Serving suggestion: coarsely shred or slice 3 to 5 lettuce leaves. Just before serving, place them in the hot soup. Allow to wilt for 30 to 60 seconds before serving up the soup.
Makes 6 to 12 servings.
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