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Steamed Pumpkin Cakes (Wednesday Photo)

Michael Babcock, June 9th, 2010

Kanom Faktong – Steamed Pumpkin Cakes

Steamed Pumpkin Cakes

A delectable Thai treat

This is a picture of Kanom Faktong – Steamed Pumpkin Cakes in Banana Leaf Cups. I love it when Kasma has her advanced students make one of my favorite kanom from Thailand: it reminds me of being there. She teaches this one in her Advanced Set F class. The banana leaf cups are essential: they add a distinct flavor that’s part of the snack.

Readers of this blog know that I have a fondness for Thai kanom (or snacks). One of the pleasures of market walking is to see the huge variety of snacks that are available: every year I see things I’ve never seen before.

Check out my blog entry on Thai Sweet Snacks – Kanom Wahn.

Here’s a previous photo of Kasma making a Thai snack.


The Wednesday Photo is a new picture each week highlighting something of interest in Thailand. Click on the picture to see a larger version.

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