Chili Sauce / Hot Sauce (Tuong Ot) - Use Your Favorite Chili Pepper | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chili Sauce / Hot Sauce (Tuong Ot)

If you’re like me and enjoy hot sauce, you’ll love this recipe for homemade Chili Sauce / Hot Sauce (Tuong Ot). Warning: this Chili Sauce is next-level hot because it’s made with Ghost Peppers (also called Bhut Jolokia). These chili peppers are insanely spicy and delicious if you can take the heat. (See below for other pepper […]

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Ghost Pepper / Bhut Jolokia - Dare To Try This Wickedly Hot Pepper? | runawayrice.com

Ghost Pepper / Bhut Jolokia – Dare to Eat It?

One of the hottest chili peppers in the world, the Ghost Pepper is insanely spicy and not for the faint of heart or stomach. Known also as Bhut Jolokia, Ghost Chili, Red Naga, this hybrid chili pepper originates from the Assam region in northeast India. “Bhut” means “ghost” and “Jolokia” means “chili pepper” in the […]

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Shredded Pork Skin (Bi Heo) - One of the BEST Vietnamese Dishes! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Shredded Pork Skin (Bi Heo)

Shredded Pork Skin (Bi Heo) is a classic Vietnamese restaurant dish and with this easy recipe, you can make it at home. Thinly sliced pork skin and marinated pork are tossed with roasted rice powder and fried garlic to make a flavorful and aromatic dish. Serve the Shredded Pork Skin with other tasty dishes like […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide (Banh Trung Thu) with Recipes | from runawayrice.com

Essential Mooncake Guide: Tools for Making Mooncakes

Mid-Autumn Festival is approaching and mooncakes are essential treats for celebrating this festive holiday. Making mooncakes at home isn’t difficult at all. They take a bit of time but the process is a lot of fun! There’s a touch of artistry involved but you don’t need to be a pastry chef to make beautiful mooncakes. […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide: Mooncake Molds

Mooncake molds are important tools for making beautiful mooncakes. It’s from the mold that mooncakes get the imprinted designs and motifs. There are lots of different mooncake molds but which one is the best to use? In this post, Part 2 of a three-part series on mooncakes, I’ll share several basic mooncake molds plus some […]

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Essential Mooncake Guide – Types of Mooncakes

Mooncakes are essential treats for celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival (Tết Trung Thu) and the different types of mooncakes and combinations may be a bit bewildering. No exaggeration, this festive lunar holiday would not be complete without these beautiful cakes to enjoy. Nowadays mooncakes are available in plethora of flavors, shapes and sizes. Whether you’re buying from the […]

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Taro and Coconut Agar Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu Thach Khoai Mon Nhan Dua) - No-Bake Mooncakes, Easy Recipe! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Taro and Coconut Agar Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu Thach Khoai Mon Nhan Dua)

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 […]

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Pandan Jelly Dessert (Che Banh Lot) - Beat the Heat with this Cold Dessert! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Pandan Jelly Dessert (Che Banh Lot)

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.

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Broken Rice (Com Tam) - How to Cook Perfect Broken Rice! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Broken Rice – What Is It?

Broken Rice (Com Tam) is a popular type of white rice served with many Vietnamese dishes. You often see it in rice plates featuring a combination of grilled meats, egg meatloaf, salad and pickles. What exactly is Broken Rice? How does Broken Rice differ from regular white rice? How do you cook Broken Rice? I […]

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