Pork, Cucumber, and Cellophane Noodle Salad

Liangban Sansi

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By Ellen Schrecker

Published 1976

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Flavor: Unique — Meal: Easy, Cold

“The summers in Szechwan were murderous, hotter and stickier than anywhere else in China,” recalls Mrs. Chiang. “It was often too hot to sleep, and we would all stay outside in the courtyard. The adults would sit talking and fanning themselves, and we children would be allowed to stay up and play until quite late. Any time we were hungry we would get ourselves a bowl of congee (rice gruel) or a piece of fruit. We ate all our meals o