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Sweet corn cakes - dim sum dish - do you know about it?


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Sweet corn cakes - dim sum dish - do you know about it?

c oliver | Sep 17, 2010 07:22 AM

We were at Happy Chinese in SF about a week ago and had a dim sum dish that we were not familiar with. It was called something like (phonetically)

sook mai ban

One of the staff said it was called sweet corn cake. This definitely had pork in it as well as corn. I thought how easy it would be to make without having to deal with dumpling wrappers. I've searched and searched (perhaps my searching skills are at fault) but I've been unable to find this. I found "sweet corn cakes" but they weren't dim sum and they didn't have pork in them.

Surely someone knows about this. They were really good and since they were the last dish we ate and we were already full, that's saying a lot. Thanks.

PS: My photo won't load.

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