Turnip cake, 蘿蔔糕
A classic dimsum dish and symbol of prosperity
According to special guest Mama Peng, when they were little, they ate turnip cakes during Lunar New Year because it meant a good start 「好菜／好彩頭」to the year.
dried red shallots
Slice and dice the radish, mushroom, dried shrimp, and sausage. The radish should be cut into thin little strips. It may be even easier to just use a box grater.
Heat up a wok on high heat with a little cooking oil. Start by stir-frying the sausage.
Then add the dried shrimp.
Then the mushrooms.
Lastly, add the radish.
After stir-frying it all together, turn the heat to low.
In a separate bowl, mix the rice flour with water.
Pour the mix into the pot.
Add the dried red shallots.
Turn off the fire and stir together (~5 min.)
Find another container, line it with oil, and pour the mix into the containers.
Place the mix into a steamer.
Steam for ~30 min.
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