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Video │ British anchor Alex shows you "authentic Wenzhou snacks"
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"Dengzhan cake, what a puffy and delicious snack. I’m salivating on it, but have no penny in my pocket." This Wenzhou dialect nursery rhyme refers to the famous local snack - "Dengzhan Cake (deep-fried white radish cake)".
Dengzhan Cake

"Dengzhan cake, what a puffy and delicious snack. I’m salivating on it, but have no penny in my pocket." This Wenzhou dialect nursery rhyme refers to the famous local snack - "Dengzhan Cake (deep-fried white radish cake)"

In this video, the British anchor Alex visited an old Dengzhan cake shop that has been open for more than 20 years. It’s located at No. 2 Gulou Street, Lucheng District, Wenzhou. 

Dengzhan cake (deep-fried white radish cake) is 
one of the top 10 famous snacks in Wenzhou. It has a long history and can be traced back to the end of Yuan Dynasty and the beginning of Ming Dynasty (around the 1460s). Because its shape resembles the ancient oblate oil lamp, it get the name "Dengzhan Cake". 

Generally, it is made by grinding rice and soybeans into thick paste, adding flour, wrapping shredded radish, eggs, meat as fillings, and deep-frying. 

The Dengzhan Cake 
tastes best when it is just taken out of the oil potSo crispy and crunchy, it tastes tender and smooth when you take a bite on it. Your month is inundated with egg scent. How delicious it is. 

Dengzhan Cake (deep-fried white radish cake) was included in 
the Wenzhou Intangible Cultural Heritage Listas a traditional Yueqing snack making technique on January 10, 2014,.

After the Dengzhan cake was taken out of the oil pot, Alex couldn't wait to take a bite, ignoring the boiling hot. 
He said it was really delicious. This was not the first time for him to eat Dengzhan Cake, but the fragrant aftertaste in his mouth was no different from the previous few times.

In addition to being released on the WeChat public account “WenzhouDaily”, the bilingual series food video programs "Eat all the delicacies in Wenzhou" will also be launched on the short video account "young朋友in温州" in major social media platforms. We look forward to your continued attention.