The art of making Banh Tet La Cam

 Banh Tet La Cam is the traditional violet sticky rice cake of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. Let's take a tour to see how it is made.



Ripe bananas are mixed with other ingredients for Banh Tet La Cam to add special flavour to the cake 








Sticky rice ​is mixed with violet tree leaves to make the colour effect.







A man grinds green beans with bananas and salted egg yolks to stuff the cakes.







Wrapping the cakes 







Huynh Thi Trong, 87, has made the sticky rice cake for many years and passed the technical know-how to her family members.







Time to boil the cake







Slices of a Banh Tet La Cam










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