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Cleaning out the Pantry- Chinese Tomato and Eggs

So today is my second edition of Cleaning out the Pantry on Nosh and Tell. It will begin with a story…. Several years ago, I was in China on a language immersion program. Language immersion? Talk about gastronomic immersion. Food in China is vastly different from Panda Express. It is lighter, more savory and a lot less oily. I was on a train from Beijing to Shanghai when I was handed, by the stewardess, a heavy white styrofoam container. I supposed it would be dumplings or something of that nature, but I was surprised when I opened the container to find eggs. Eggs? In Chinese food? The dish looked like a typical omelet with tomatoes, sided with a towering mountain of rice. I skeptically took a bite. This was no mere omelet. The eggs were salty and toasty and the tomatoes were sweet. The combination was, to my surprise, delicious.  So the other day when I was cleaning out my fridge and found some leftover scallions, tomatoes and eggs, I decided I would attempt to …