Paddy field worms in ceramic pot, Zhongshan
Paddy field worms live in the sludge of paddy field. In Zhongshan, the area of paddy filed is quite wide so it is abound in this kind of worms. Paddy field worms always get out of the field in the season of Lixia to Xiaoman in the first half of the year, and from Hanlu to Shuangjiang in the second half of the year(according to the Lunar Calendar), at this time, people here like capturing them with net. There are many different methods of paddy field worms cooking, such as the braised paddy field worms in ceramic pot, fried paddy field worms, burnt paddy field worms jerky, paddy field worms jam, paddy field worms biscuits, paddy field worms soup with lotus root and beans and so on. The braised paddy field worms in ceramic pot is one of the most popular in these dishes above. Here is the cooking method of the braised paddy field worms in ceramic pot: wash the paddy field worms with water cleanly firstly, put them into the ceramic pot and cut with scissors until the liquid comes out, then, put some smashed garlic, orange skins, vermicelli, egg white, olive, oil and salt and stir them. After that, put the ceramic pot and some water into a steel pot, and this steel pot would be put on fire until the paddy field worms in ceramic pot are done, then move the ceramic pot on a stove in order to bake the paddy field worms. Having finished this step, this dish is finally done. If you would like to fry the paddy field worms with lard, your dish will be much more delicious.