How to Make 米糕

Also called sticky rice. It's a traditional Taiwanese dish.

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How to Make 米糕 Recipe
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We are going to be using some technology equipment to cook rice. If you don't have this one just cook rice has you know it. If you don't know how to, use the search bar on Snapguide.

We are going to be using some technology equipment to cook rice. If you don't have this one just cook rice has you know it. If you don't know how to, use the search bar on Snapguide.

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This piece of technology has a pot inside the the cooking chamber where the rice and liquid gets cooked.

This piece of technology has a pot inside the the cooking chamber where the rice and liquid gets cooked.

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Water is also required between the pot and the cooking chamber as a mean to measure cooking time while providing additional moisture.

Water is also required between the pot and the cooking chamber as a mean to measure cooking time while providing additional moisture.

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This is sticky rice. Long and short grain mixed. If you can't find it use other type of rice with high starch content. Koshihikari might work.

This is sticky rice. Long and short grain mixed. If you can't find it use other type of rice with high starch content. Koshihikari might work.

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Find out how many people are eating your treat. It's about 120 grams per person. Or not.  It's all relevant.

Find out how many people are eating your treat. It's about 120 grams per person. Or not. It's all relevant.

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Wash the rice with cold water.

Wash the rice with cold water.

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And again

And again

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Until becomes clear-ish. You can wash it a couple more times if you wish.

Until becomes clear-ish. You can wash it a couple more times if you wish.

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This ratio only applies if you use that piece of machinery. It is 80% liquid of the amount of rice. You can use all water. Or half water, half rice wine.

This ratio only applies if you use that piece of machinery. It is 80% liquid of the amount of rice. You can use all water. Or half water, half rice wine.

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You can always use all rice wine. In case you don't know percentage, for 100 grams of rice, use 80 grams of liquid.

You can always use all rice wine. In case you don't know percentage, for 100 grams of rice, use 80 grams of liquid.

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Some Grape seed oil. Not too much.

Some Grape seed oil. Not too much.

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The amount of water for the cooking chamber is 20% the amount of rice. Ie. for 100 grams of rice, use 20 grams of water.

The amount of water for the cooking chamber is 20% the amount of rice. Ie. for 100 grams of rice, use 20 grams of water.

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Add the rice and the appropriated liquids to the container. If you are using the Japanese singing rice machines you can use the 1:1 ratio, since you don't put water in the cooking chamber.

Add the rice and the appropriated liquids to the container. If you are using the Japanese singing rice machines you can use the 1:1 ratio, since you don't put water in the cooking chamber.

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Cover

Cover

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Press the only "button" available.

Press the only "button" available.

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After ten minutes or so it will start to make some noise.. It's call steam.

After ten minutes or so it will start to make some noise.. It's call steam.

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You will hear a "click" after twenty minutes or so.

You will hear a "click" after twenty minutes or so.

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Let the rice rest in there for 5 to 10 minutes.

Let the rice rest in there for 5 to 10 minutes.

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Now for the mixture. Dried shitaki mushrooms.

Now for the mixture. Dried shitaki mushrooms.

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Wash.

Wash.

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Hydrate them with some warm water. Should take about fifteen minutes.

Hydrate them with some warm water. Should take about fifteen minutes.

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Pork meat

Pork meat

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Cut the meat out of the bones.

Cut the meat out of the bones.

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Cut into strips.

Cut into strips.

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In Asia you might find the meat already chopped.

In Asia you might find the meat already chopped.

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Save the bones for soup. Yes, you can freeze it. Just write a label.

Save the bones for soup. Yes, you can freeze it. Just write a label.

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Ginger, that has been peeled.

Ginger, that has been peeled.

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Slice

Slice

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And more.

And more.

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Mince. Just like garlic.

Mince. Just like garlic.

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Done.

Done.

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Dried scallops that had been steamed. Shred it a little bit with your hands.

Dried scallops that had been steamed. Shred it a little bit with your hands.

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Dried shrimp.

Dried shrimp.

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Don't be scared. Everything will be all right in the end. And yes, if you want to use all fresh ingredients go ahead.

Don't be scared. Everything will be all right in the end. And yes, if you want to use all fresh ingredients go ahead.

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When the mushrooms seem hydrated enough, take them out of the water and chop the steams out.

When the mushrooms seem hydrated enough, take them out of the water and chop the steams out.

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Cut into stripes.

Cut into stripes.

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If looks like this you are in the right direction. If its still a little dried in the middle just soak a  bit more.

If looks like this you are in the right direction. If its still a little dried in the middle just soak a bit more.

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Fried shallots.

Fried shallots.

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Yes, you buy them like this.

Yes, you buy them like this.

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Liquids. Soy sauce, black sesame oil and oyster sauce.

Liquids. Soy sauce, black sesame oil and oyster sauce.

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You can marinate the pork meat with a splash of soy, sesame oil, salt and sugar.

You can marinate the pork meat with a splash of soy, sesame oil, salt and sugar.

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So, in case you were confused.. Repeat after me. Dried Mushrooms, scallops and shrimp. Fried shallots. Mince ginger and Our friend Mr. Pork.

So, in case you were confused.. Repeat after me. Dried Mushrooms, scallops and shrimp. Fried shallots. Mince ginger and Our friend Mr. Pork.

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It's seems like a lot but its pretty simple. To find the ingredients just go to an Asian store or market. Or fly overseas..

It's seems like a lot but its pretty simple. To find the ingredients just go to an Asian store or market. Or fly overseas..

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You can uncover the rice now.

You can uncover the rice now.

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Open it.

Open it.

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Sticky!

Sticky!

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It's shiny and yet delicious.

It's shiny and yet delicious.

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A pan on the stove high heat.

A pan on the stove high heat.

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The oil. If you think the black sesame oil it's too strong just use grape seed.

The oil. If you think the black sesame oil it's too strong just use grape seed.

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Ginger.. Stir. Let it cook for about a minute or so.

Ginger.. Stir. Let it cook for about a minute or so.

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Mushrooms and stir. Be careful, if they have a lot of water the oil might pop a little. Just squeeze them before you add and you will be fine.

Mushrooms and stir. Be careful, if they have a lot of water the oil might pop a little. Just squeeze them before you add and you will be fine.

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Dried shrimp.

Dried shrimp.

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Stir

Stir

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Dried scallops and stir.

Dried scallops and stir.

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Our friend.

Our friend.

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Stirring old school.

Stirring old school.

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Soy sauce

Soy sauce

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Looks great.

Looks great.

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Salt.

Salt.

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If you have some water that was use to hydrate the mushrooms go ahead and use it too.

If you have some water that was use to hydrate the mushrooms go ahead and use it too.

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Get ready for the workout.

Get ready for the workout.

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Rice in and mix with the rest of the ingredients.

Rice in and mix with the rest of the ingredients.

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Be patient and persistent.

Be patient and persistent.

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Fried shallots.

Fried shallots.

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The oyster sauce.

The oyster sauce.

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Keep on doing what you're doing.

Keep on doing what you're doing.

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Season with white pepper.

Season with white pepper.

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Season accordantly to your taste and its done.

Season accordantly to your taste and its done.

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In the old days you would send this rice to friends and family to inform that your new born its healthy and well and now a month old. It would be garnish with two pink eggs if its a boy.

In the old days you would send this rice to friends and family to inform that your new born its healthy and well and now a month old. It would be garnish with two pink eggs if its a boy.

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To mold it just oil your hands with some sesame oil.

To mold it just oil your hands with some sesame oil.

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And shape it.

And shape it.

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Serve it.

Serve it.

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In this type of "cuisine" the used of dried and preserved or fermented ingredients it's abundant. Since it is a way of storing them for a longer period of time.

In this type of "cuisine" the used of dried and preserved or fermented ingredients it's abundant. Since it is a way of storing them for a longer period of time.

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Eat it.

Eat it.

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Congratulations to the Snapguide team to be on iPad.

Congratulations to the Snapguide team to be on iPad.

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Thank you for watching. This episode was made in Taipei, Taiwan.

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