Winter melon has a very mild sweet taste. It is usally used in soup. Chinese believes it is cooling to the body. Refer to about.com.:Chinese food
800g Winter Melon 冬瓜- remove skin and cut to chunk size
2-3 pcs Dried Cuttlefish 尤鱼(about 150g) - wash and clean thoroughly
6 pcs Dried Red Date 红枣
500g Pork ribs 排骨- blanch in boiling water
1 thumbsize Ginger
2 litre Water
- Put all ingredients into a pot with 2L water.
- Bring to boil and lower fire, simmer for about 2 hours.
- Add salt to taste, stir well and switch off fire and serve.