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Glutinous Rice Cake

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Glutinous Rice Cake

28 March 2010

Glutinous Rice Cake

 
Just perfect to prepare on special occasion
Where bonding represents this kind of dessert
A tradition that passed through generation
Cooking this food is always a pert

Experienced to cook a mawkish sticky rice
Wherein body language is in rhythm with stirring
Endure the hardship of stirring using ladle as device
Each family member in alternately stirring to add a zing

Cook sticky rice with the pandan leaves
Mixing coconut milk and brown sugar in a hot caldron
Stir the mixture of rice and coconut milk until it cleaves
Share eating sticky rice cake with the family with blessing the whole year round


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  1. Date: 4/5/2010 11:38:00 AM
    Yummy, reading this just made me smile, Noel :) had me craving for some pinipig biko (with latik on top) ;) thanks for all your comments

  1. Date: 4/4/2010 2:01:00 PM
    I like the way you wove food and life together in this poem. I really like the last line. Good luck in the contest. Thank you for your comment. Keep on writing!!! Karen

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 8:56:00 PM
    Very nice write...enjoyed...Marty

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 5:28:00 AM
    Blessings Noel and a safe trip too.. hope u will still be able to post poetry on Soup and share with us all.. and thankxxx for your special comments and encouragement on my poetry... I do try to put a positive spin on everything in life... happy Easter blessings to u and your family ... luv.. and please keep in touch and update ...luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of P.S.

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 4:38:00 AM
    such an interesting visit to a culture not my own! It seems all cultures have a sweet "unhealthy" but filling (both of stomach & love) dish, a mainstay of the poorer families. My mom used to eat bread & butter with sugar sprinkled on the butter & bread with a mayonaise and pickle spread on it with no meat on either...and be content, happy...for they had no more to put on the bread...Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/1/2010 7:30:00 PM
    This reminds me of all the family taking a turn at stirring the Christmas pudding when I was a girl A charming poem Noel, good luck,( if for contest) ....Margaret

  1. Date: 3/30/2010 10:57:00 AM
    Beautiful...loved ones sharing and caring...I wish you good luck in Sami's "Food For Soul Contest", Noel!! Thanks for reading and posting your kind comments for me..Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 3/29/2010 7:48:00 AM
    What a wonderful family tradition, where each member adds their touch...I love that idea!! What a great entry to the contest, Noel!! Best wishes and good luck!! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 3/29/2010 6:34:00 AM
    enjoyed--sounds sort of like rice crispy snacks. It takes alot of muscle to stir them.

  1. Date: 3/29/2010 5:02:00 AM
    makes me hungry..................

  1. Date: 3/29/2010 12:11:00 AM
    Best wishes in the contest Noel.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments today.

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 11:08:00 PM
    Hey, what country are you from? This sounds like a great family tradition. best of luck in the contest. Fun read! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 4:56:00 PM
    This has the power of taking you right theree to the stove. I like this. Good luck! Thank you for your kind words Thank you, Gerard.

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 11:59:00 AM
    Sounds good! May I join you, guys and eat sticky rice :) Thanks for your comment

  1. Date: 3/28/2010 9:57:00 AM
    So enjoyed reading your yummy write today Noel and u have made it a fun read too..luv.. and thankxxx for your many congrats today..luv.. Linda-Marie..