Steamed Pork Loaf with Salted Duck Eggs

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By Ken Hom

Published 1998

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This dish is well known to many Chinese-Americans, and it should become a favourite of all Americans, hyphenated or not. I am sure the recipe was first put together a long time ago in the kitchen of a southern Chinese peasant family and was the centrepiece of a celebratory feast. Meat loaf may be common on American tables, but in China both pork and duck eggs are rather expensive special treats, hardly the ordinary fare of even wealthy peasants.

Unlike the familiar meat loaf, this p