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English citations of jook

Noun: rice porridge[edit]

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Townley Searle (1932) Strange newes from China: a first Chinese cookery book (cooking), page 138 of 231: “JI YUK JOOK: RICE CHOWDER WITH MINCED PORK”

Boston Cooking School (1933) Better food, Volume 38 (cookery), page 156: “..."jer yook jook," a rice broth in which toothsome meat balls are cooked. "Jer yook jook" isn't found on the menu of any ordinary chop-suey restaurant.”

Lisa See (2010) Shanghai Girls[1] (fiction), →ISBN Invalid ISBN, page 3 of 336: “When I turned five, my mother began rubbing my face and arms with pearl creams, and mixing ground pearls into my morning jook—rice porridge—hoping the white essence would permeate my skin.”