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Honeycomb Cake (Banh Bo Nuong) - What makes this cake so beautifully green? | recipe from runawayrice

Celebrating Green Foods the Vietnamese Way!

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to celebrate green foods whether you’re Irish or otherwise. 🙂 I certainly adore green foods because Vietnamese cuisine offers a plethora of verdant foods from lush vegetables and herbs to vividly colored desserts and cakes.

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Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup (Canh Kho Qua) - hearty soup with a unique flavors | recipe from runawayrice.com

Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup (Canh Kho Qua)

This hearty Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup (Canh Kho Qua) soup recipe celebrates bitterness. In Vietnamese cuisine, bitterness is not a bad thing but a fundamental food taste. And so, many Vietnamese dishes incorporate certain vegetables or herbs with a distinct bitter taste.  Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup is made by coring bitter melon and filling it with a ground […]

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