Sunday, February 10, 2008

Steam Taro Cake (Wu Tow Ko)

Picture of a taro

Finished Product: Steam Taro Cake





Managed to get fresh Taro (Yam) from Wet market today and decide to make this as it's one of my favourites food.
Taro cake (wu tow ko) is a very popular Chinese breakfast or snack dish where you can found in the morning markets food centre and dim sum resturants.

Main ingredients are Taro, rice flour and dried prawns, preserved meat(Lap Cheong), mushroom and garnish with shallots, red chili and parley.

They're normally serve in pan fried or steam version and goes well with sweet soy or chili sauce.
Here's the link:-
STEAMED YAM CAKE (HONG KONG STYLE)

7 comments:

SueSue said...

I love Wu Tow Ko so much especially those with lap cheong inside.

East Meets West Kitchen said...

That is a beautiful Wu Tow, and your wu tow ko looks soooooo good!
Thanks for dropping by my blog. :)

curiousfoodie said...

Yum! My grandma makes these a lot, I dip it into a lot of chilli...

Diana G.B. said...

wow..I just bought yam from shop & save and now you make me wanna cook taro cake!by the way, you've been tagged!!

Diana

p/s:got your page from didally.

Diana G.B. said...

By the way, can I think you from my food blog?
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AK said...

No problem, Thanks for dropping by...

rita bellnad said...

I saw this food many times in vietnam market. From you picture and ur description that this food eaten with chili oh... I have to try this... got to !! I'll copy your recipe if you don't mind ^_^