tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post3873900756968292156..comments2014-08-28T12:52:20.038+08:00Comments on Smoky Wok: Chinese Old Cucumber Soup Recipe 老黄瓜汤Smoky Wok (formerly Tastes of Home)http://www.blogger.com/profile/04966792588380354927noreply@blogger.comBlogger19125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-32939005436246866552012-05-21T20:22:17.188+08:002012-05-21T20:22:17.188+08:00Thanks!! Without ham it will be less fragrant but ...Thanks!! Without ham it will be less fragrant but still good!! :)Smoky Wok (Tastes of Home)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-59584278665249388562012-05-21T19:26:32.380+08:002012-05-21T19:26:32.380+08:00This soup is so gorgeous. I just bought an old cuc...This soup is so gorgeous. I just bought an old cucumber from a street vendor in Seoul - I had no idea what to do with it until I got home and starting searching online. There are many recipes for this soup, but you&#39;ve won me over with your stunning photography. Is ham a necessary ingredient or can it be left out?Jacqui Gabelhttp://twitter.com/jacquelinegabelnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-69973188963800610782011-06-02T19:46:30.699+08:002011-06-02T19:46:30.699+08:00thanks Mary, in fact there are pork ribs in the re...thanks Mary, in fact there are pork ribs in the recipe :)Tastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-21912246591808801462011-06-02T19:40:33.595+08:002011-06-02T19:40:33.595+08:00Looks good, I feel healthier just from looking at ...Looks good, I feel healthier just from looking at the pictures.  :D  Dates add a nice sweetness to the soup... love eating soup with rice.  <br /><br />It would also be nice to add some chicken pieces or pork ribs to the soup.  That&#39;s pretty much dinner taken care of!Maryhttp://www.awwfulfood.blogspot.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-19742721451570935782011-05-05T17:10:21.212+08:002011-05-05T17:10:21.212+08:00yup!yup!Tastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-90407631260244269742011-05-05T15:01:10.823+08:002011-05-05T15:01:10.823+08:00This is one of my favourite home-cooked Chinese so...This is one of my favourite home-cooked Chinese soups, healthy and deliciousnoobcookhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/07275360504126407602noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-86520773311792625222011-05-03T16:58:08.693+08:002011-05-03T16:58:08.693+08:00I love 老黄瓜汤. Usually I just drink lots of the soup...I love 老黄瓜汤. Usually I just drink lots of the soup and eat the old cucumber as the soup has all the flavor essence.tigerfishhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/13575213806359208350noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-9356414430084834582011-05-03T14:37:38.598+08:002011-05-03T14:37:38.598+08:00I&#39;m glad you like Chinese soups Nami :) Thanks...I&#39;m glad you like Chinese soups Nami :) Thanks for stopping by!Tastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-90506940235309262522011-05-03T03:38:49.974+08:002011-05-03T03:38:49.974+08:00I love 老黄瓜汤. Usually I just drink lots of the soup...I love 老黄瓜汤. Usually I just drink lots of the soup and eat the old cucumber as the soup has all the flavor essence.tigerfishhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/13575213806359208350noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-27578500786989290162011-05-02T17:37:17.164+08:002011-05-02T17:37:17.164+08:00Hi Jen! I think my husband will be so happy if I ...Hi Jen! I think my husband will be so happy if I make this. I don&#39;t like the old cucumber (I like the soup taste), but my husband loves it. I am keeping this recipe for future.... I need to increase more Chinese dish as I&#39;m married to a Chinese person! ;-) Thanks for sharing.Namihttp://justonecookbook.com/blog/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-63611461123314725092011-05-02T16:17:31.480+08:002011-05-02T16:17:31.480+08:00That&#39;s what I think too :) Very comforting heh...That&#39;s what I think too :) Very comforting heheTastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-1196359785569147962011-05-02T16:17:08.062+08:002011-05-02T16:17:08.062+08:00Really? these are available in the US but probably...Really? these are available in the US but probably not as good quality..never tried to look for these in UK tho :)Tastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-28779591600792166082011-05-02T16:16:42.428+08:002011-05-02T16:16:42.428+08:00You&#39;re right! it&#39;s great so remove dampnes...You&#39;re right! it&#39;s great so remove dampness :)Tastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-56933148628643611212011-05-02T06:41:12.830+08:002011-05-02T06:41:12.830+08:00Everything is definitely better cooked than if usi...Everything is definitely better cooked than if using a pressure cooker. This recipe reminds me of the soup my mum used to make me when I was ill :)Pudding Pie Lanehttp://puddingpielane.blogspot.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-5665566701673055672011-05-02T00:54:14.616+08:002011-05-02T00:54:14.616+08:00This is one of my favourite soups but it&#39;s imp...This is one of my favourite soups but it&#39;s impossible to get old cucumber here. I only have this when I go back to Malaysia.pigpigscornerhttp://www.pigpigscorner.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-69463826336327097792011-05-01T22:13:41.834+08:002011-05-01T22:13:41.834+08:00Only see a few old cucumbers recently, but I&#39;m...Only see a few old cucumbers recently, but I&#39;m sure they shall be available in larger batches for making this comforting soup, which is good for removing body &#39;dampness&#39;.TasteHongKongnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-19051484040981993112011-05-01T20:09:02.516+08:002011-05-01T20:09:02.516+08:00aiks...so ngum...i boil this soup todayaiks...so ngum...i boil this soup todaySmall Kucinghttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06420461345191241920noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-11909003235055966092011-05-01T16:41:31.508+08:002011-05-01T16:41:31.508+08:00Really? Hmm, it&#39;s widely available even in US ...Really? Hmm, it&#39;s widely available even in US Asian grocery stores...yes I agree on the lotus roots, luckily the ones from China are available in Malaysia and those are what my parents buy for soups :) (I think they&#39;re not always available tho)Tastes of Home (Jen)http://www.tastesofhome.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8092092153094298213.post-33037310842895988872011-05-01T13:56:21.609+08:002011-05-01T13:56:21.609+08:00What an interesting soup. I&#39;ve never heard of...What an interesting soup. I&#39;ve never heard of old cucumber but I also like Chinese soups that have been boiled a long time, especially lotus root. Sadly it&#39;s impossible to find lotus root in the US of the same variety as in China. The ones here never break down and get wonderfully soft and powdery like the ones at home.Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweetshttp://www.6bittersweets.com/noreply@blogger.com