For a Chinese southerner, what food can be more warm and comforting than a hot bowl of pork congee (粥)? The humble congee is the sort of food kids get when they are sick. It is also a popular street food and you will find it at ‘yum cha’. Coogee goes well with fried noodles, Chinese donuts and it is delicious by itself. You can eat it with the thick & bulky Chinese ceramic spoon, or raise the bowl to your lips and slurp it.
If you’d like to have a go at cooking your own congee, a pressure cooker is highly recommended, otherwise it takes hours.
Here is my lunch today, brown rice congee with salted pork and peanuts.
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