Ends are pressed to close and each roll is gently flatted. Then mince. Finally, add to that memory the association of Green Onion Cakes the Hot and Sour Soup (Black with dark soy and black vinegar and peppery) from the North China Restaraunt. Green onion pancakes or Scallion pancakes that are so crispy and perfect for appetizer / evening snack. That’s what the vendor told me. Beat the egg and sesame oil together. Roll them quite thin. If you freeze them, separate each cake with a small piece of wax paper. soup : … We are talking 1982. Hey! Both Ming and I would love to hear them. To make an authentic lamb pot, we add green Chinese onion into the pot to enhance the flavor. Valerie. Your guide showed me how. Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen With…. We meant to do one entire batch with cheese, but forgot until the very last one. Over 100,000 Chinese translations of English words and phrases. Season the flatbread with spring onion, ground Sichuan pepper (or Chinese five-spice powder) and salt. 1 amomum tsao-ko. Educator, Writer, Gardener and Traveler who believes in buying and eating locally, and most importantly cooking at home! Hey, Valerie – I think Heather likely had a Korean green onion pancake, known as Jeon. 1 ginger. She was the perfect student. Only momentarily. But, I can still get it done well. Lard is often used in liquid form, as well. ), but green onions or chives and a seasoned batter is most common. That is, made the dough with hot water, instead of cold, as in the dumpling recipe. The onion stalks must be sliced very finely, lengthwise; if a thin strand can be sliced again, slice it again. She was the Money Manager Extraordinaire for the Slow Food in Canada Conference and Gala in Edmonton in 2012. Valerie, Your email address will not be published. Serve immediately upon frying as they are spectacular hot off the grill. The conversion to metric isn’t correct. Slowly add water/honey mixture into the flour while stirring the flour. A fast learner, for sure! My son has a completely different palate … Some women like to shop or go to the spa. Cooking Homemade Green Onion Cakes in the Kitchen with Ming Franks! Ming’s parents hailed from Taiwan and found their way to Edmonton through school, scholarships and job transfers. Ming is participating in this project. The fat. Rest each under a slightly damp cloth while finishing the rest. Flat, round, not as brown or crispy as these little ditties, and inside of a parchment envelope, I really was a little skeptical. Either way, you loved it. The little pancake shape was fried and flaky. Hi Heather, Educator, Writer, Gardener and Traveler who believes in buying and eating locally, and most importantly cooking at home! A couple of pinches of salt per round, according to taste, but lightly covered, as above right works well. I’m from Edmonton, but living in Ireland now and I really miss green onion cakes. Knead the mixture until smooth (approximately 5 minutes). There is melted lard (or duck fat or oil or whatever fat you choose) melted and brushed between every phyllo-like layer. China now home delivered - Free! The first venues in the early 1980’s that introduced his Green Onion Cakes, or Cong You Bing, were Taste of Edmonton, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. Share your green onion cake stories! Ming recalls making Green Onion Cakes throughout her life as an afterthought, really, after making dumplings. Of course, I chat way too much, so the dough got a very good rest! Stir the mixture and remove from heat to cool down. Place in an air tight container and press down so there’s no air in between green onions. Sprinkle sesame seeds if you like. Project 2017: Valerie Cooking in the Kitchen with You! One thing I know for sure. After some very disappointing Green Onion Cakes at the Fringe this year, I decided to make them myself and found your recipe. Work or knead the dough until smooth and elastic. Honestly, scallion pancake is one of the most frequently dish on my family … Still crispy! Clearly, the ingredients were simple, the technique, complex and the flavour addictive. For each portion of dough, roll into a ball between the palms of your hands, then on a floured surface roll the dough out into a thin round pancake. Do not even try to take a shortcut here. That’s why it is much more fun to be cooking in the kitchen with a friend. So sorry. Green onions are plants that are edible and are known for their taste and aroma very similar to red onions. Ming’s mom thought, “Hmmm, if I add cheese, there’ll be a protein which will add a nutritional hit to these little treats.” So she did and the neighbourhood kids loved them. Then, sitting on a flat surface, the two tier roll is gently flattened with the palm of the hand and each will appear, as above. My only frame of reference for any kind of cake was a cake-cake. Different texture and flavour from Chinese green onion cakes and definitely less prep involved. Thrilled to hear this, Marcel! This scallion pancakes recipe is from my best-selling cookbook “Easy Chinese Recipes” published in 2011. Hugs, Roll the pancake into a sausage shape, trapping all the green onions inside the dough. Brush one side of another egg roll wrapper and press wet side on top of the other one. She made them at one of our Eat Alberta Potluck dinners and I haven’t been able to get them out of my head, since. Turtles are a festive season trea, Holiday Favourites! While the ingredients are simple, making them flaky and crispy requires some technique. It’s the soul of the flavour. Not sure where you get 415… but what I did when we made it was measured it as Ming did, in cups, and then weighed what we used with my Thermomix scale. Ming has only ever made it with leftover dumpling dough until her demonstration for Eat Alberta when she made them from scratch for the first time. Green Onion Cakes were the obvious ask. Hugs, But sadly, you cannot taste the crispy outer texture combined with the soft chewy layered homemade onion cake. Ah, the golden glory. They are known by various names such as spring onions, scallions, baby onions, onion sticks, etc and used extensively in Chinese and Mexican cuisine. Allium chinense (also known as Chinese onion, Chinese scallion, glittering chive, Japanese scallion, Kiangsi scallion, and Oriental onion ) is an edible species of Allium, native to China, and cultivated in many other countries. Scrape the work bench with a D-shaped spatula to clean the gluey mess as it builds up, to continue. You can see how they should look, below. Like what you see? Roll the dough again along the length of the sausage to make a coil shape. You can see how comfy Penny is with her, too. Chinese Scallions pancake also known as green onion pancake or Congyoubing is one of the famous and traditional Chinese street foods and ideal Chinese breakfast. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and garlic. Making your own … She is a perfectionist, but not the fuss budgety kind. So, 2 1/1 cups in Canada is 275 and in US it’s 312.5. Ming Franks is about as good of a person as a good person can be. Chinese Translation of “spring onion” | The official Collins English-Chinese Dictionary online. Scallions have a milder taste than most onions. Thank you for the recipe , I look forward to hearing how they worked for you, Simona! Bringing the flour together with the warm water is a fascinating tactile experience as the heat creates such give and suppleness within the dough. Hi, Valerie – Marcel is correct that there is a math error in your recipe. Interestingly, we found the other doughs to be heavier as we used cups when measuring the flour into the bowls. Of course, many, many younger folk, like me, for example, have much to share, as well. 2 dried chili peppers. The Green Onion Cake is now clearly acknowledged as an iconic local favourite and as such, begged to be made as part of Project 2017: Valerie Cooking in the Kitchen with You! Alouise! Gather 2 to 3 green onions together and carefully but with enough pressure make a knot. The one dish I always look forward to in Hong Kong restaurants is “cong you bing” – the super savoury green onion … There was still onion cake in my hand. Let me know how the recipes works for lucky Ireland living you! Hope that helps. Press down to seal. Find more Chinese words at wordhippo.com! Hugs, Flavors of ginger, cilantro, and green onion make this light and easy Cantonese steamed fish a standout dish for a quick weeknight dinner or the perfect side for a full Chinese meal. I believe the 12-cake version should be 275 grams (double the flour from the 6-cake version). A classic Chinese oil based sauce - or more accurately a classic ‘Hainanese’ sauce - and it’s a simple and delicious add to almost any protein. Confusion, curiosity, hunger and the tantalizing aroma of fried onions found me in front of a booth selling these very green onion cakes. At the fringe this year I had green onion cakes, they were great. If you would like to, please let me know! What a combo that was and is tonight. Valerie. These savory cakes look great! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Valerie, Heather, Elaine (below) commented that you were likely seeing a Korean Green Onion cake made with the batter poured on the grill. Total Carbohydrate Those crispy and aroma pancakes are available all around China. We decided to make three batches. Ming and I are like-minded on many fronts, which is what has brought us together in a variety of ways, but the most fun we have together, is in the kitchen. 1 star anise. I find this gives even more layers of yummy goodness. I spied that little long piece of onion stalk, but it was actually cut and broke apart when sprinkling onion over the dough. "My school friends loved the taste of these!". None of my friends were into theater in those days. Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen With… PARTICIPATE, Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen with….Schedule, « Marie’s Best Ever Homemade Mashed Potatoes with Step by Step Images, Thermomix Alberta North Cooking Class in Edmonton May 6 2017: Save the Date! This is an important part of the process and very tedious, to be honest. US weight is 125 grams. Highly, doubtful, but if so - shoot them in the toaster for a fast reheat and delish, like fresh, service! Ha! I have been making Ming’s recipe for Chinese green onion cakes since she taught me at a Slow Food event years ago. I think he is inquiring with respect to which version has the correct measures. Ming had a little white puppy similar to my baby sister (and mom’s dog, Penny), above… so she definitely loves animals and Penny had to be in the photo since I was dog sitting on Green Onion Cake Day! Hugs, These chewy fried Chinese flatbreads are delicious! Lovely to hear from you! As a brand new Gramsy, so be prepared to hear a lot about this new role in her life! Heat up the oil in a frying pan or skillet at a medium heat and fry each cake, one side at a time, until it is light brown. Then, each end of the roll is turned in toward the middle, until meeting, as above. Salt. A sprinkle of a nutty soy sauce is a fun compliment, too. If it is too dry add a little extra water. In a typical Chinese kitchen, you can always find three indispensable herbs: spring onion (aka scallion or green onion), ginger and garlic. Let us know if you make your own! Adding hot water to flour apparently “cooks the dough” a bit and enables better lamination so the onion cakes are flakier and puffier if made with hot water. 2 green Chinese onion. The family would make a countless number of dumplings, and inevitably, the filling would run out. Step by Step images included. Cut into quarters and serve with chili garlic dipping sauce. I always weigh each ball and this one was 450 grams exactly. Oiled, salted, and sprinkled with finely sliced green onions, they are now ready to roll. Dear Valerie, just a thank you from Amsterdam for your recipe, it was a big success over here. Scallions (also known as green onions or spring onions or sibies) are vegetables derived from various species in the genus Allium. I weighed 2 1/2 cups and it’s 415 grams, not 275. Then, turned to seam side up, above right. 135 minutes; Serves 2; Easy; Ingredients. Work by hand, adding cold water until ingredients form a cohesive mass, Plop ingredients onto work surface, and knead until smooth and elastic; set aside to rest for 30 minutes in small covered bowl (plastic wrap), Weigh flour into TM bowl; add boiling water and mix immediately to combine for 15 seconds at speeds 4-6, Remove from bowl; set aside to rest for 30 minutes in plastic covered bowl, Weigh dough; divide into two equal portions, Divide halves into three equal portions; set aside and start to roll one portion, Flatten dough ball into small disc; lightly flour work surface and use rolling pin to roll dough into thin 4 inch round, Use rolling pin to roll out each piece of dough into a 4 inch round, Brush each thinly rolled round of dough lightly with oil, sprinkle with salt and green onions, Gently pinch ends to close and lightly flatten roll; roll both ends in toward the centre (Palmier style), Holding one side of the rolled onion cake in each hand; twist one side to sit on top of the other (see photo) to form more layers (a "two-story" appearance), Place on work surface and gently flatten by hand; set aside to rest until all are complete, Place filled resting onion cake on lightly floured work surface; roll, dusting with flour as necessary, until thin, Set aside; complete batch, cleaning sticky work surface as necessary by scraping with a D-shaped spatula, Heat oil until sizzling in heavy skillet; add rolled onion cakes and fry about 2 minutes per side, or until golden, Rest on paper towel momentarily to expel excess oil; serve immediately, Freeze rolled cakes, single layer, on parchment covered cookie sheet for 2-3 hours, until completely frozen (or overnight); package in labelled and dated ziplock freezer bags with parchment paper between cakes, Place small freezer bags portioned with 4-6 cakes in larger freezer bag for double protection, Remove from freezer, frozen; heat oil, but not until sizzling - at medium high heat, Fry about 3 minutes per side, until golden; serve immediately after resting to expel oil on paper towel, Instruction for Ming’s Mom’s Cheesey Variation:Mom sprinkled in shredded cheddar cheese at the same time as the green onions, leave out the salt. Rugelach with Preserved Cherr, Holiday Treat Traditions! Learn how your comment data is processed. All three doughs set to rest covered with plastic wrap: time to cut the onions. If frying, wait until the oil sizzles! Top right is Ming’s dough: smoother than my hand-worked patty, bottom right. It can be made with many different fillings (seafood, kim chi, etc. Above, the Thermomix prepared dough was the softest, so we started the “preparing the dough for rolling” process with it. 1 green onions. Surprisingly, they are almost as tasty cold. The flour was weighed into the Thermomix bowl and that is most likely why the dough was so lovely. It was a more substantial roll, but flattened well when rolling out and fried beautifully. Add salt to flour in a mixing bowl and mix throughly. In Canada, one cup of flour is about 110 grams. Here are the recipe ingredients: All-purpose flour. BRILLIANT. I have lost my ability to get one thing done well, fast. Tagged With: Canola Oil, Flour, Green Onion, Ming Franks, Salt, Water. I’m going to try the palmier shape next time. The unleavened dough is fried to a golden crisp and served hot. ), but green onions or chives and a seasoned batter is most common. I love to serve my family green onion scallion pancake as breakfast or with other meals when I cook porridges or congee. I love to cook in my kitchen with a friend – or someone learned who has a recipe to share, and a story to tell. Served with a hot and spicy dipping sauce. I watched them make the cakes and they poured the batter on the grill. Add salt, pepper and starch. I had only Havarti on hand, and as it is such a subtle buttery flavoured cheese when melted, the flavour was almost indiscernible. Onion Scallion Beef - Tender, juicy beef stir-fried with onions and scallions in a Chinese brown sauce. It was 1982 and I was attending the first ever International Fringe Festival and my nose was leading me over to a  bit of a line-up. She just practices whatever she needs to with determination and abiity second to none, and there you have it. I froze them on cookie sheets overnight, then separated each with parchment paper squares, and packed into ziplock labelled and dated bags. There were layers of thin pastry sprinkled with onion and something delicious. I hope you are well and thriving! You will find Green Onion Cakes in every Chinese Food Restaurant in Edmonton, though they are rarely found elsewhere outside of Northern China, “The cakes were showcased in a Royal Alberta Museum exhibit on prairie Chinese restaurants in 2013, and profiled in Charlene Rooke’s book Edmonton: Secrets of the City.”. https://omnivorescookbook.com/recipes/egg-and-green-onion-crepe These must be sliced lengthwise, then minced, to hold the best texture, shape and flavour for the homemade green onion cakes. Black Bottom Cupcakes?! Canadian Food Recipes; Preserving Canadian Food Practices, April 20, 2017 by Valerie Lugonja 23 Comments. Valerie. Minute Steak Series: Vanja’s Garlic Schnitzel is a Weeknight Favourite, Fruit Bread: Helen’s Famous Canadian Holiday Fruit Bread, Gruyère Cheese Shortbread Crackers: A Delicious Nippy Cheese Cracker, Homemade Turkey Pot Pie with Buttermilk Biscuit Topping, Sour or Tart Preserved and Dried Evans Cherries: A Canadian Foodie Original, Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen With…. Customers are free to download and save these images, but not use these digital files (watermarked by the Zomato logo) for any commercial purpose, without prior written permission of Zomato soup : tom yum soup : veg. It’s named as such because it’s poached in water and results in what is technically a … Finely chop carrots, green onions and spinach to small pieces. 1 lamb chop. As well, she is a darn good friend. Sprinkle the surface of the dough with green onions. I didn’t think of that re: Heather! They are commonly served with fiery hot Chinese … This is the traditional way with Ming, so I haven’t done it any other way. Creates a longer, thinner tube which I then coil into a palmier shape. Choco, Holiday Traditions! The flavour compelling and, well, a moment later, I had finished mine and ordered another to take home. I would love to try them. What a great tip, Elaine! My sole variation: first roll out is in a long oval, then oil, sprinkle with green onions, and roll up. I used to be able to keep up with her, but after this day, I can see that is no longer possible. Zomato.com does not guarantee prices or the availability of menu items at Green Onion Chinese Cuisine. My maiden name is McKinney! If you don't want to cook them all at once, you can freeze the uncooked cakes, then thaw and fry them as needed. Above, Ming demonstrates the size and thinness of the dough prepared for each homemade green onion cake. Each of us will make one by hand, and I will make one batch in the Thermomix. [Read More …]. She is a consummate volunteer, a hard working focused and detailed Chartered Accountant, a prolific golfer, an avid traveler, an accomplished quilter and home cook. Be generous with the spring onion. They are common ingredients yet give dishes so much … He put a well known economical and tasty home food on his menu for local street festivals in the early 1980’s because they could be made in advance and cooked fast, on the spot. Each batch makes 6 onion cakes and we now have our 6 portions of dough for each cake. 6 %. Aren’t they adorable? Green Onions, chopped; Salt to taste; Egg wash (1 egg + 1 tablespoon water) Honey water (½ tablespoon honey mixed with ½ tablespoon water) Instructions: Combine milk, butter, sugar and salt in a small pot. The aroma remained intoxicating. Green Onion pancakes (蔥油餅) are a savory Chinese appetizer. I absolutely had to invite Ming to participate in this project. That was three years ago, and now, guess what? Those smaller bags went into one bigger bag for double protection. The taste has a strong meaty taste with a strong lamb aroma. Momentarily, the appeal lost its sparkle. INGREDIENTS 2-3 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely minced 1 bunch green onions, white and light green parts only, finely c man-chow soup : green onion veg. Although, these are lengthy instructions, the green onion cakes are pretty easy to make and well worth the effort. Apparently, no other Chinese Restaurant entrepreneur had introduced this recipe to the Canadian public and this local crowd went nuts. With step by step pictures. I like mine with a little sweet and hot dipping sauce, but nothing is necessary as they are also really delicious plain. Due to Covid-19, restaurant open hours and service may differ. ». Tip: As we did three batches, we found the two “tougher” doughs that were kneaded by hand became lovely and supple after measured into balls, and resting under a damp cloth to be rolled. Green Onion Chinese Cuisine menu in image format shown on this website has been digitised by Zomato.com. Essentially, I want to glean heritage and traditional recipes – the best of the best – from our oldies and goldies that have so much experience in their heads. This is not exclusive to our elders, but definitely with them in mind. Is there a recipe for the batter? In a bowl, add boiling water to flour; mix to combine until cool enough to work by hand, Knead for 2.5 minutes; adding 2 tablespoons cold water through hole in lid during first 30 seconds of kneading process, Roll gently but tightly, like a cinnamon roll; turn roll to have seam side facing up, Project 2019: Valerie’s Personal Evolv Health Story. Choose from our online menu. I have actually made those, too, and have a post on my site here: Hey, Valerie – I think Heather likely had a Korean green onion pancake, known as Jeon. Irish blood flowing in these veins! Do not slice the onions in the usual manner. 250g lamb. Each little dough ball is flattened, lightly floured, then rolled thinly. Coat and rub gently prepared green onions with kimchi paste. I want to cook with our babas and nonnas and grandmas and grandpas and learn to make what they are known for, or famous for, and share it with my readers. One bite. The dough was then kneaded for 2.5 minutes with 2 tablespoons or 30 grams of cool water added through the hole in the lid and this dough was smooth in appearance and in touch. Or could it be the 6-cake version should instead be 155 gr, half the 12-cake version? They are common at fairs and festivals in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where I lived for 5 years. Homemade mincemeat ice, Holiday Traditions I don’t have that recipe as it isn’t the traditional way, but interesting to hear how they have changed their way over time. Heat mixture until the butter melts. Project 2017: Cooking in the Kitchen With.... brand new Gramsy, so be prepared to hear a lot about this new role in her life! We hadn’t properly measured our flour. SUBSCRIBE TO A CANADIAN FOODIE You could try it, Deena, and let me know how it goes. It can be made with many different fillings (seafood, kim chi, etc. Mini mince meat tarts! These chewy fried Chinese flatbreads are delicious! When Ming undertakes anything, it will be second to none. Each of us did one by hand, and then made one in the Thermomix. 20.4 g There was, of course, no where to sit. Though the remaining dough was only pennies, it could not be wasted! Yes, oil will squish out, but that is to be expected. Never been but highest on my list. My most recent green onion cakes await the final plunge into the hot oil and then into my slobbering gob! We can get some made by your local onion cake king in our local Sobey’s. They are commonly served with fiery hot Chinese chili garlic sauce that you can find at most grocery stores. Roll, fold and coil the … Thrilled to hear that, Lloyd, as will Ming be! You will work with one cake at a time so cover the others so they don't dry up. We volunteered together with Slow Food Edmonton and with Eat Alberta. We met many years ago when she first registered for one of my cooking classes (in the days that I was offering cooking classes). Add honey to hot water in a separate cup or dish until the honey melts and mixes with the water. How to Make Scallion Pancakes? https://www.thespruceeats.com/stir-fry-beef-with-onions-recipe-694111 Yummy memories come alive. In the bowl, work with the dough, adding cold water, as needed until it clings together in one piece. Delicious and easy recipe that takes only 20 mins. You can see the surface of the dough isn’t as smooth as we might like, but once it rests, it will be perfect to work with for the homemade green onion cakes. Though the Green Onion Cake recipe hails from Northern China, it has become an iconic local food and after almost 40 years reigning supreme over our local food scene, has most definitely become a Canadian Food in our region. Thank you so very much, Ming, for the gift of your time and expertise and the sharing of such an important family recipe! Cheers! They are common at fairs and festivals in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada where I lived for 5 years. Also, any left over? Valerie. There are two basic methods of making scallion pancakes. After at least an hour remove mixture and roll into a sausage shape and divide into 10 equal portions. I spent the 80’s through 2014 in Edmonton and our kids grew up at the many green onion cake Festivals! First, the surface of the dough is brushed with oil until a sheen is visible, as below. Please connect with Valerie to buy a Thermomix Machine! Ming’s mom always used cheddar and I believe that would be delicious. In honor of Chinese New Year, I made green onion … Green onion pancakes are a savory Chinese flatbread simply made with flour, water, salt, and chopped scallions. Edmonton's claim to fame: our incredible Green Onion Cake! I’m gonna have to give these a try. Your email address will not be published. I do have a recipe for those on my site. (Of course, I know the Thermomix also has the outstanding ability to knead beyond the capacity of most humans, and all doughs are exceptional coming out of it.) The flour is weighed into the TM bowl, the boiling water added and the mixture stirred together until clumping as above, top right. One bite and I was hooked. Different texture and flavour from Chinese green onion … I knew I had lost my exceptional ability to get a thousand things done at once, quite well, but I have lost more than that. Please check with the restaurant directly. Hugs, Valerie. I knew about crab and salmon cakes on the savory side of cakes, but somehow, “a green onion cake” went into the sweet side of my brain. Valeire. Mix all ingredients together. Brush one side of one egg roll wrapper with the egg mixture. https://www.mediocrechef.com/blog/green-onion-cakes-recipe-edmonton If you're not into spicy food, you can serve this with plum sauce or sweet and sour dipping sauce instead. In brief, Siu To, a former construction worker from Northern China, opened Happy Garden, a Chinese restaurant in Edmonton in 1979, four years after immigrating to Canada. No matter. These plump little ladies in waiting just make me squirm with delight. Repeat with rest of green onions. In fact, just about all Chinese refer to it simply as 葱 “cong”. Scallion. Required fields are marked *. Do you have a recipe for that soup, Kevin? Utterly delicious in their own way. Cheers! Repeat for other 3 pancakes. The 6-cake version has 1 1/4 cups or 137 gr and then the 12-cake version has 2 ½ cups or 310 grams flour. Did you know that Green Onion Cakes are synonymous with Edmonton? Crack the eggs into a bowl and blend well. Both Ming and I were very impressed by my favourite kitchen machine’s ability to work the dough for the homemade green onion cakes. Each is rolled and prepared one at a time. What in the world is that and what is all the fuss about? The Chinese name for the dish (白切鸡 – bak chit gai in Cantonese or bai qie ji in Mandarin) translates to white cut chicken. green onion chicken soup : prawn soup : soup (veg) sweet corn veg. I can make them myself, and so can you! Glad to hear you do too! Scallions or Green Onions (香葱) Scallions or 香葱 and pronounced in Mandarin as xiāng cōng is the most common and identifiable onion in Chinese cooking. Weighing is always best. https://www.allrecipes.com/article/scallions-vs-green-onions Green Onion Cakes! Oil. About 2 minutes per side should do it. Holiday Treats! If it is too wet, add a little flour. Completed Project 2017 Posts: Cooking in the Kitchen With…. That would be to make as many as possible as they can never keep up with them at the fringe. It is always the fat. As Ming came to my first bread making cooking class back in May 2011(photos are representative of my skills at the time), she has also taught me how to make Wonton Soup and her recipe has been one of the top posts on my site for years. Thanks, I’ve been making these for a few years but had not been getting the layering. What is it that makes these green onion cakes so outrageously delicious? The buzz in the air was “you’ve gotta try a green onion cake”! 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