The word watercress in Chinese means ‘foreign vegetable,’ as in not indigenous to their country. How then did watercress become such an important part of Chinese cuisine? Watercress soup, a staple in most Chinese households , seems to bring their body back into balance (both nutritionally and holistically), and well...it just tastes good.
2. Blanch lean pork and pork neck bones in hot water to remove scum. Transfer pork to a slow cooker or pressure cooker
3. Add dried squid, dried scallops and pitted red dates.
5. When soup is ready, using a pair of scissors, cut watercress branches into bite size.