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23/10/2021 - 09:20

Hometown-flavored Cassava Cakes 

Hue is famous not only for its specialties, which are well-known to many people, but also for many rustic and idyllic dishes with bold flavors of hometown. Among them is a kind of cake that only those who were born in the past poor years can know - cassava cake.

The ingredients to make cassava cakes are first of all fresh cassava roots, the fillings consist of red beans combined with sugar and ginger; the Pandan leaves to make the cakes aromatic when being steamed, and banana leaves to wrap the cakes

The ingredients to make cassava cakes are first of all fresh cassava roots, the fillings consist of red beans combined with sugar and ginger; the Pandan leaves to make the cakes aromatic when being steamed, and banana leaves to wrap the cakes

Grinding cassava by hand is very laborious

Grinding cassava by hand is very laborious

Squeezing out the water

Squeezing out the water

Squeezing out the water

Filling the cake with red bean paste mixed with sugar and a little ginger

Covering around the the red bean filling with cassava flour

Then have the cassava flour cover around the red bean filling

Each cake is wrapped with banana leaves taken from the garden

Each cake is wrapped with banana leaves taken from the garden

After being wrapped, the cakes are tied into pairs to wait for steaming

After being wrapped, the cakes are tied into pairs to wait for steaming

Steaming the cake for 30 minutes until the cake is cooked

Steaming the cake for 30 minutes until the cake is cooked

The cassava cakes are delicious when the cassava part is cooked and chewy, the sweet bean paste is mixed with ginger to add more flavor to the cake

The cassava cakes are delicious when the cassava part is cooked and chewy, the sweet bean paste is mixed with ginger to add more flavor to the cake

By Trung Phan

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