Cong cake (Tube cake)


The cake is made predominantly from glutinous rice flour, wheat flour, shrimp and green beans.  The recipe is also simple. Rice flour and wheat flour is mixed together with water, egg, salt and onion leaves. Green beans and meat are cooked and used as the filing. These ingredients are stuffed into a tube in the following order: flour mixture – green beans and meats – flour mixture. Shrimp is put on top of the cake to enhance the taste and appearance. After that, the tube is fried until the flour becomes golden. Cong cake is often served with sweet-sour fish sauce and other fresh vegetables. Its rich flavor will guarantee that anyone tasting this special dish will not forget about it soon.

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Tommy Ngo

Tommy Ngo was born as a child of Home of Traditional Folk Music of graceful Vietnam. Besides a common role of a master of IT and professional blogger, Tommy also has a passion with traveling and discovering as deep as possible the beauty and culture of the S-shaped country.

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