Yeast Raised Gula Melaka Ma La Gao aka Chinese Steamed Cake (酵母椰糖马拉糕)

INTRODUCTION

I personally does not have objections to use chemical raising agents such as baking powder and baking soda, but when a recipe called for usage of quantities that exceeds my comfort limit, I will feel uncomfortable about the recipe.

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Traditional Foochow/Fuzhou Ceremonial Cake aka Ley Pia (福州礼饼)

INTRODUCTION

If not because I bought a package of this cake and I am very impressed, I would not have issued this recipe. I was told that this Foochow ceremonial cake is a nice cake and common in Sibu and

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The Smiling Mantou–Sarawak Chawan Piko (必糕) aka West Malaysian Hokkien Moho Kuih (摩诃粿)

Updated post on 16-2-2017

As promised, I have updated a recipe with sweet potatoes and since this is not for praying, I have added cranberries to enhance the taste.

The recipe is actually the same by just adding sweet potatoes

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Traditional Chinese Snack– Pan Fried Chives Pot Stickers aka Chives Boxes (韭菜盒子)

INTRODUCTION

This is  a type of Chinese pot stickers with chives as the primary ingredient. It is a common street  snack that were sold especially in Northern China and Chinese may eat this as snack or as main meal.  Though

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Taiwanese Black Peppery Savoury Cake (台湾福州胡椒饼)

INTRODUCTION

I have long wanted to try this recipe because I have heard so much about this Pepper cake of Taiwan. But I have always forgotten about this until this morning when I stumbled across a recipe and I decided

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Teochew Traditional Potatoes Cake (潮汕甘筒粿, 土豆粿, 薯仔糕, 马铃薯粿)

INTRODUCTION

If you like begedil or perkedil, a Malay potatoes patties, I believed that you will like this quite an uncommon Chinese traditional potatoes cake . In fact, the taste is very close but the texture is slightly different due

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Hong Kong Dim Sum Treats – Water Chestnut Cake (马蹄糕)

INTRODUCTION

“Water chestnut cake (simplified Chinese: 马蹄糕; traditional Chinese: 馬蹄糕; Jyutping: maa5 tai4 gou1) is a sweet Cantonese dim sum dish made of shredded Chinese water chestnut. When served during dim sum the cake is usually

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Chinese Peanut and Sesame Pancake (花生和芝麻烧饼)

INTRODUCTION

A Teochew granny in Singapore knew that I love to taste authentic Teochew kuih and she took the pain to  arrange her relatives from Shantou, China to bring me this unsightly kuih all the way from China. By the

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Teochew Png Kuih Revisited (潮州饭桃)

INTRODUCTION

It is interesting that I have another recipe of Teochew Png kuih since I already have one recipe in this post: Rice Cake In A Peach Form?… Png Tao (饭桃, 米包米, 饭粿, 潮州红桃粿) issued on July 2014. There is

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