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Edible flowers in Assam

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Bitter flowers are [eaten] in Asia. In Assam, northeast India, these flowers are used as food. It's simply made and tasty ; village people like these flowers. They are unique vegetables -- called... Read more

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xiao wo tou

Submitted by bilbaobab
Hai di lao
A2 Baijiazhuang Lu, Beijing

Not really my cup of tea, but love the historical significance of it, Empress dowager Cu Xi's favourite and a dish banned during the cultural revolution in China. Very well explained in Nicole Mones' book The Last Chinese chef: "the Empress Dowager always ordered xiao wo tou, crude little broom cakes made with chestnut flour, osmanthus, and dates."


 

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