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Puffy Golden Perfection: Fried Breadsticks (Dau Chao Quay / Youtiao / Patongka) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Fried Breadsticks (Dau Chao Quay)

With their unique conjoined shapes, these delectable breadsticks are made of a simple dough deep-fried to golden perfection. Puffy and crispy on the outside and chewy and airy on the inside, the Fried Breadsticks are amazing hot and fresh. If you’ve always wanted to learn this recipe or have struggled with making these delectable breadsticks in the past, […]

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Scrumptious Chocolate Lava Cake | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chocolate Lava Cake (Molten Chocolate Cake)

Chocolate Lava Cake is a deliciously decadent dessert that seems complicated but is really easy to make at home. This recipe makes the fancy restaurant-quality dessert with the lava flowing from a rich ganache center instead of undercooked cake. The results are a rich and gooey chocolate center enrobed in a moist and airy cake. With Valentine’s Day […]

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Cho Kho Mung Bean Pudding Cake

Mung Bean Pudding (Che Kho)

Silky mung bean pudding allowed to set into a soft cake becomes a simple but tasty sweet treat. Mung Bean Pudding (Che Kho) is a popular Lunar New Year’s snack enjoyed casually as finger food. Small dishes of the hearty pudding are made in advance and served to visiting family and friends bringing well-wishes and gifts during this festive […]

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How to Roast Sesame Seeds

Roasted sesame seeds are essential ingredients in many recipes and they are so easy to make. Skip the store-bought variety that’s been sitting on the shelf for eons. It takes just minutes to make roasted sesame seeds at home. Enjoy delicately nutty, nutrient-dense and aromatic roasted seeds as toppings for noodles, salads and desserts or as ingredients in your […]

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Essential Vietnamese Lunar New Year Dish: Square Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Square Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung)

Vietnamese Lunar New Year wouldn’t be complete without these savory cakes made of a mung bean and pork filling encased in sticky rice. Often wrapped in banana leaves and artfully tied with colorful string, these hearty cakes have a distinct square shape and festive appeal. The banana leaves impart a wonderful aroma and lovely color to the […]

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