Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Nate's Pork Watercress Soup

It had been awhile since we'd had pork and watercress soup, but this was so ono that Wendell made it twice in as many weeks. Wendell had gotten the recipe online and when I saw the page he printed out, I noticed the familiar face of a little girl with a spoon in her mouth. He had gotten it from Nate's blog Hwn Pake in Okinawa! Wendell doesn't even read my blog so he has no idea that it's one of my favorites.

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Nate made his soup in a crockpot, but Wendell made his on the stove. He covered about 2 pounds of pork with water in a pot. He added about a 2-inch piece of ginger, sliced and smashed, and some salt and pepper. He boiled it for about 1/2 hour and then added a bunch of cut watercress and some shiitake mushrooms. He simmered it for another 1/2 hour.

10 comments:

K and S said...

funny how small the world really is :) soup looks good!

jalna said...

So, so small world yah, Kat.

OkiHwn said...

Tell Wendell he did a good job!! Looks ono with the mushrooms!!

Betty Townsend said...

Yum!! Can't find watercress here.

jalna said...

Thanks for the recipe Nate. I love the soup. I hope he makes it often. Actually, it's easy enough that maybe even I can make it.

Betty, I remember once when someone I was talking to didn't know what watercress was and I was so surprised.

Les said...

oooh that looks good! How funny that he found that website!

jalna said...

Les, Wendell's into soups lately . . . and I like it!

Erick said...

That soup looks wonderful!

jalna said...

It's some ono, Erick.

Anonymous said...

Try adding tofu, its so ono!!