Chinese Potato Pancakes

Jennifer

Listening — Intermediate Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. How many potatoes will be needed?

  2. Why is it better to use potato starch?

  3. What will be sprinkled on the pancake?

  4. When will the pancakes be removed from the heat?

  5. What is the dipping sauce made of?

Discussion

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  1. Aside from potatoes, what other vegetables can be used for pancakes?

  2. Why are eggs not recommended for potato pancakes?

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    Vocabulary

      • a small hot-tasting pod of a variety of capsicum, used chopped (and often dried) in sauces, relishes, and spice powders
      • any of the small bulbs making up a compound bulb of garlic, shallot, etc.
      • (dipped) put or let something down quickly or briefly in or into (liquid)
      • a powder obtained by grinding grain, typically wheat, and used to make bread, cakes, and pastry
      • recently obtained or picked
      • something made by combining two or more ingredients
      • ordinary
      • (removed) to take off an article of clothing
      • (sprinkled)scatter or pour small drops or particles of a substance over
      • an odorless, tasteless white substance occurring widely in plant tissue and obtained chiefly from cereals and potatoes

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