Zong Bao

Deep-Fried Glutinous Rice Cakes

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    as Snacks or as Dessert.
    • Difficulty


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By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

In China, almost any edible ingredient can be turned into a quick meal. Snacks vary according to the region, local preferences, and the season. Still, wherever you wander in China, you are sure to find something tasty for a quick bite to keep you going, whether shopping, working, or strolling along. The smells from the food stalls are always so tempting.

While exploring the fascinating markets of the remote village of Yi Liang Gou Jie, I happened upon an elderly woman sell