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Nian Gao

2 Ratings: 4.5
A food prepared from glutinous rice and consumed in Chinese cuisine.

Nián gāo, Year cake or Chinese new year's cake is a food prepared from glutinous rice and consumed in Chinese cuisine. It is available in Asian supermarkets and from health food stores. While it can be eaten all year round, traditionally … see full wiki

2 reviews about Nian Gao
review by . 二月 15, 2010
posted in Gourmand
The Best Thing About Lunar New Year...
Well, besides the festivities and red envelopes (which, by the way, I'm totally still allowed to collect on since I'm unmarried :D).  So what is it?      ...It's nian gao!  Also known as Chinese new year's cake.  It's like a Chinese mochi.         Yes, I have orchids readily available for food garnishing. What? ;)    Every year, around the week before Chinese new year, my kitchen turns into a nian gao …
Quick Tip by . 二月 15, 2010
To the Chinese, an auspicious food. Pan fried with beaten eggs and a dash of salt make this into a delicious & filling breakfast or snacks.
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