Congee is a stable in many Chinese-American households. “My parents eat it every day,” Ma says of the rice porridge, which is usually served for breakfast, though it often has a place on holiday tables. It’s typically topped with pre-served or canned pantry items–for Ma’s family, that’s [...]
Toast coriander, cumin, and mustard seeds in sauté pan until fragrant and coriander becomes a few shades darker. Cool slightly and then pound with pepper into fine dust. Set aside.
Place sweet potato with heavy cream in a large pot set over medium-high heat and simmer until potatoes are tender. Once tender, drain potatoes from liquid (reserving some) and place in standing mixer. Mix until a smooth purée, adding back liquid as needed.