Cover beef and pork pieces and onions with water and cook 1/2 hour.
Put 2 tablespoons of mixed spices (pickling spice) in cloth and tie the cloth tightly. Combine spices with tomato soup, water, tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Put in the with the meat and cook slowly until meat is tender.
May add a cup of cubed potatoes, if you so desire. Cook the potatoes in some water about 5 minutes; then add the last 5 or 10 minutes. Also, add the red wine during the last 5 to 10 minutes of cooking.
Stir cornstarch in a little water and add to soup, stirring until slightly thickened. Lastly add cinnamon.