2 lb lean pork
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tblsp sherry
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
1 litre water
4 oz bamboo shoots
Cut the pork into small cubes. Mix the soy sauce, sherry, sugar
and ginger together, add to the pork, toss well and leave for 10
Put pork and flavourings in a large pan, add the water and bring
gently to the boil, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Drain bamboo shoots and shred finely, add to the pan and simmer
for 10 minutes. If wished, liquid may be thickened with 1 tablespoon
cornstarch. mixed with a little cold water.