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Earth Cake Making Day (February 2, 2013)

in preparation for the Lunar New Year the Community at Deer Park will come together to make the sticky rice and mung bean cakes wrapped in banana leaves - join us for a community building day
When Feb 02, 2013
from 08:45 AM to 06:00 PM
Where Deer Park Monastery, Solidity Hamlet
Contact Name
Contact Phone 760-291-1003 ext 100
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Earth-cake, called: bánh chưng (rectangular) and bánh tét (circular) in Vietnamese, is a tightly packed sticky rice with fragrant mung bean filling wrapped in banana leaves. This cake is symbolically connected with Tết and is essential for any Tết celebration.

We will gather outside of Solidty Kitchen and Dining hall at 9am for songs and introduction to the day. Welcome!

earth and sky cakes ready to cookPlease join us on this joyful day, as we prepare the Earth-Cakes.

Read more about a friends experience with Earth-Cakes in past years at Deer Park, click here!

For more pictures, click here!