In the mountainous rice terraces of
Southwest China, villagers would steam
their special sweet rice to a sticky finish and
form it into a ball concealing a special
surprise in the center: an easy to carry
worker’s lunch tradition.
Char Shao Sticky Rice Ball
Char Shao (BBQ Pork) is diced and mixed
with tofu, eggplant, dried radish, woods ear
mushroom, cilantro and spices to form the
Veggie Sticky Rice Ball
Eggplant and Tofu are sautéed with DouBan
(red chili & broad bean paste) finished with scallion
and cilantro forming the surprise center.