Thursday, February 19, 2009

Asparagus, Bamboo Pith with Corn Sauce

The earthy flavour of the bamboo pith stuffed with crunchy asparagus and top with creamed corn sauce is healthy and nutritious.

10 Asparagus
10 Bamboo Pith
1/2 can Creamed Corn
1/4 cup chicken stock/vegetable stock
Sesame oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Cilantro for garnishing


Soak the bamboo pith until soften. Cut off both edges, rinse and drain dry.
Remove the woody ends from asparagus.
Pass asparagus through a bamboo pith, repeat process and then steam the stuffed bamboo pith for 10 minutes.
Put creamed corn and stock in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
Adjust the taste with salt and pepper.
Pour over the steamed bamboo pith and sprinkle with sesame oil before serving hot.
Garnish with cilantro.


pigpigscorner said...

This is really interesting...looks and sounds really delicious!

Ann said...

Hi lily,

What is bamboo pith?I looked up wikipeadia, it says in Chinese it is Zhu Sheng. I might have eaten it once in a restaurant in Singapore. Is it a bamboo or a fungus?

When you buy it, is it in a dried form? Is is a well known product?

It is fantastic of you to think of different things to cook.

Food Promotions said...

Hey this is something new and interesting. Good try.

lilyng said...


you are right, bamboo pith/fungus is zhu sheng and this blog did a good job showing how it looks like

lilyng said...

Looks delicious and definitely healthy recipe, both asparagus and corn are famous cancer prevention ingredients.

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thanks for the info

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