Chinese Turnip Cake (蘿蔔糕)

Chinese Turnip Cake

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, I wanted to share a Chinese Turnip Cake (蘿蔔糕) recipe that I learned from Town Gas Cooking 2 years ago.

Traditionally this cake is made during Chinese New Year, but nowadays this is a regular item on the dim sum menu. For those who’ve never tried Turnip Cake, don’t be mislead by the “cake” and think it is a sweet dessert, in fact it is a savory dish.  It is made from grated Chinese radish (which is similar to the Japanese daikon), rice flour with diced ingredients such as dried shrimp, dried shiitake mushrooms and Chinese sausages and then steamed over high heat. Read more >>