Aunty Eight’s Sweet Corn Pudding

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4-6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Songs of Sapa

By Luke Nguyen

Published 2009

  • About

AUNTY EIGHT, AUNTY NINE, MUM AND DAD ARE ALL COOKING IN THE SAME ROOM — THIS IS A VERY BAD IDEA. WE ARE IN AUNTY EIGHT’S MARKET PLACE, USING HER CORN AND MAKING HER SWEET CORN PUDDING WHEN AN ARGUMENT BREAKS OUT AS TO WHETHER OR NOT SHE SHOULD BE USING STICKY RICE AND PANDAN LEAVES. ALL PARTIES INVOLVED HAVE THEIR OWN IDEAS AND, OF COURSE, THEIR IDEAS WERE BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE’S. SO BEGAN THE SWEET CORN COOK OFF – FOUR VERSIONS OF SWEET CORN PUDDING, WHICH WE THEN HAD TO EAT FOR THE NEXT