With this easy recipe you can make homemade Candied Lotus Seeds (Mut Hat Sen) and have a wonderful sweet treat to enjoy. This delicious confection is a popular food for celebrating Lunar New Year / Tet. Candied Lotus Seeds are made by boiling dried lotus seeds and then slowly cooking in syrup, coating the morsels […]
I make this wonderful Cranberry Orange Scones recipe every year during the winter holiday. These hearty scones are not strictly seasonal treats but I crave the zesty yet comforting flavors of cranberry and orange baked into pillowy pastries during the colder months. So now, these delicious treats are part of my holiday baking tradition. Similar in texture to […]
This from-scratch recipe for Chocolate Roll Cake (Banh Cuon Chocolate) makes moist, spongy chocolate cake swirled around a light and fluffy cream filling. If you’re a fan of Asian-style baked goods, you’ll adore this luscious chocolaty treat. Not too rich or sweet like some desserts, this Chocolate Roll Cake is both elegant and delicious. Make this […]
This gluten-free recipe for Vietnamese Donuts (Banh Cam Banh Vong) makes amazingly crispy donuts with a delightful sugar glaze. If you love decadent fried treats (and who doesn’t?), this is a must-try recipe. The donuts have a really unique texture. They are crispy on the outside, softy and chewy on the inside–similar to crusty and chewy […]
This Taro and Coconut Agar Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu Thach Khoai Mon Nhan Dua) recipe makes wonderful homemade treats for celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival. Hearty taro surrounds a sweet coconut milk filling to make these beautiful snack cakes. A twist on the traditional mooncakes, these scrumptious cakes require no baking and use agar agar, a vegetarian […]
Thanks to the generous folks at OXO who are sponsoring this post, I am sharing this wonderful recipe for Swedish Visiting Cake Bars by Dorie Greenspan to help spread the word about Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a campaign to raise funds for research to develop new, improved and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer.
This Pandan Jelly Dessert (Che Banh Lot) recipe features silky jelly served with crushed ice, palm sugar syrup and coconut sauce. The worm-shaped Pandan jelly is deliciously slippery with a slightly chewy texture making it a whole lot of fun to eat. The refreshing sweet treat is especially thirst-quenching on a hot summer day.
Enjoy the amazing flavors of fresh summer corn with this easy recipe for Sweet Corn Pudding (Che Bap). Juicy and sweet summer corn is cooked into a hearty pudding infused with Pandan aroma. Serve the Sweet Corn Pudding topped with creamy coconut sauce and roasted sesame seeds for a tantalizing and decadent dessert. Notes on the Sweet […]
This Blueberry Okara Muffins recipe is simply delicious and a wonderful way to use okara, leftover soy bean pulp. Loaded with fresh blueberries and nutritious okara, these muffins are moist and fluffy and really easy to make. Serve the Blueberry Okara Muffins with butter or your favorite jam for a delicious breakfast treat or anytime […]
Make delicious Grass Jelly (Suong Sao / Thach Den) with this easy recipe. Grass Jelly is a wonderfully refreshing jelly with a glassy, smooth texture. Similar to agar agar, it’s plant-based and is vegetarian. (Grass Jelly is made from the leaves of cincau plant, a member of the mint family.) Grass Jelly is the perfect […]