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Vietnamese Bah Chang

It is lunch time now, I didn't go out for my food, instead I spent my time poring over the pictures I have taken during my one month vacation... and thanks to yours truly here, I "tortured" myself by putting up these....

Guess what this is... 
It only cost $2.50...
And worth every cent of it!
Yes, this is Vietnamese Ba-wan. (sticky rice dumpling)
something like our local Bah Chang..
Theirs are squarish.. ours are tetrahedron in shape...
The ingredients are pretty much the same...
Yellow beans with chunks of meat... 
and how do they taste??
er... er... 
I guess I have to go there one more time ...
and let you know How they taste like...
hopefully in 2014... 
*big grin*

Comments

  1. Should taste pretty ok...but I think our Cantonese pillow-zhang would be more to our taste - something like lor mai kai.

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  2. oh never know Vietnamese have bah chang also.

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  3. I call that pillow zhang. Still much much prefer our very own nyonya bak chang.Yummy!!!Yummy!!!....

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  4. I always like this type of dumpling. My favourite is this type of white colour with lots of beans one. I could get this type of dumpling at Ipoh, outside Fu San Dim Sum on Sunday. It was sold at RM7 each.

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  5. I always like this type of dumpling. My favourite is this type of white colour with lots of beans one. I could get this type of dumpling at Ipoh, outside Fu San Dim Sum on Sunday. It was sold at RM7 each.

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  6. Gosh so cheap! Looks like our Cantonese "cham thau" (pillow) bakchang.
    +Ant+

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  7. so I can get this in Vietnam. I am going next yr,ehheheheh

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  8. I like bah chang...I don't know that vietnam have bah chang. I always thought that this is a chinese food.

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  9. stp: lor mai kai is more stickier than bah chang..maybe the latter doesnt have chicken in it. :)


    WK: KATHHHHHHY!!!!!!!!!!!


    vicky: i also didnt know till then...


    irene: i havent really try the nyonya ones..


    yan: that is Central.. yes, famous since those days..but i seldom buy from there... I like those from Penang... pillow ones..


    gratitude: this is squarish unlike our pillow rectangular shape.. :)


    ling: do check them out .. see got or not.. :)


    andrew: me too.. maybe they do theirs over there at the States..

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  10. hope this excites u...
    http://www.smallkucing.com/2012/06/banh-tet-pulak.html

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  11. i thought it was a rice cake or something

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