The congee was a pellet mixture of bean curd, yellow croaker and water chestnuts.
Within a minute, a large basin of orange congee with a crab's shell and bits of claw peeking from under was placed on my table.
Cooked daikon radish with rice congee or porridge; peppermint-licorice root tea; and soy beans cooked with coriander are recommended.
Every day, each person was given a bowl of congee and a glass of drinking water, and once a week, each was allowed a three minute shower.
That was until we discovered congee , the soupy rice porridge which is to East and Southeast Asia what oatmeal is to Scotland.
This can be made into a soup taken weekly or daily or cooked in rice congee (porridge).
She was having chicken congee and a glass of lemon tea drink.
The salt-and-pepper shrimp and the chicken-abalone congee were standouts.
You can see more than 10 kinds of congee on the menu, stewed with different ingredients such as solid pig's blood, sliced chicken and lean meat.
I then asked for jook or congee - rice porridge - and they stared blankly.