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Back in the Day: Turnip cake adds depth to Lunar New Year table

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                                Slices of turnip cake are part of a Lunar New Year spread with hom sui gok, back left, siu mai and ma tai su.
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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Slices of turnip cake are part of a Lunar New Year spread with hom sui gok, back left, siu mai and ma tai su.

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                June Tong stirs grated turnip into a wok to make turnip cake. Ingredients include rice flour (do not use mochiko, which flour made from sweet rice); Chinese sausage, bacon and char siu; dried shrimp, scallops and mushrooms.
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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

June Tong stirs grated turnip into a wok to make turnip cake. Ingredients include rice flour (do not use mochiko, which flour made from sweet rice); Chinese sausage, bacon and char siu; dried shrimp, scallops and mushrooms.

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Slices of turnip cake are part of a Lunar New Year spread with hom sui gok, back left, siu mai and ma tai su.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                June Tong stirs grated turnip into a wok to make turnip cake. Ingredients include rice flour (do not use mochiko, which flour made from sweet rice); Chinese sausage, bacon and char siu; dried shrimp, scallops and mushrooms.