Mushroom Barley Soup

What You Need

Equipment:

Cutting board
Sharp knife
Large soup pan
Mixing spoon
Hot pad
Ingredients:

½ cup raw, uncooked barley
4 cups water (more if needed)
1 pound mushrooms
1 large onion
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon salt
2–3 tablespoons soy sauce
Freshly ground black pepper

Cook’s Tip 1

Use cow’s milk butter! You probably won’t find yak butter.

Cook’s Tip 2

Grinding peppercorns releases the peppery flavor.