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Chinese steamed rice cake (bai tang gau)

By on January 29, 2016
bai tang gau

This Chinese steamed rice cake (or bai tang gau) has a sweet, slightly chewy addictive texture and an intriguing honeycomb pattern on the inside. In honor of lunar new year coming up, I decided that I would share a recipe for Chinese steamed rice cake with you all because this is something that I haven’t […]

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Chawanmushi (Japanese steamed egg)

By on April 15, 2014

Chawanmushi¬† is a egg custard steamed in either a teacup or tea bowl. Unlike most custards, this one is a savory and the egg is combined with soy sauce, dashi broth and mirin. Oh and traditionally, shiitake mushrooms, kamaboko fish cake and shrimp is added to the mixture to make it extra deligious. But of […]

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Steamed buns (vegan)

By on April 14, 2014

It’s been a while since lil’ bun and I have made Asian inspired delights so we figured that it was about time to make traditional steamed buns. We ventured into one of mother deer’s recipe books for this recipe and even though we never made steamed buns before, we actually found the dough to be […]

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