Tag Archives | che

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 […]

Continue Reading
Icy Cold and Refreshing Agar Agar Jelly and Mock Pomegranate Seeds Dessert (Che Suong Sa Hot Luu) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Agar Agar and Mock Pomegranate Seeds Dessert (Che Suong Sa Hot Luu)

This popular chilled Vietnamese dessert with slivers of refreshing agar agar jelly, deliciously chewy mock pomegranate seeds, sweet mashed mung bean, creamy coconut milk and sweet syrup infused with Pandan aroma is full of amazing flavor and unique textures. Nothing is more refreshing than enjoying a big bowl or mug of this icy sweet treat on a hot summer day […]

Continue Reading
A delicious dessert you don't have to feel guilty about eating - check out this diet-friendly recipe!

Plantains, Cassava and Tapioca Pearls Dessert (Che Chuoi Khoai Mi Bot Bang)

This scrumptious Viet dessert is made with plantains and cassava cooked into a sweet and creamy tapioca pudding.  For those not familiar with this dessert, it is decadently sweet and rich thanks to the generous use of sugar and coconut milk as per the traditional recipe.  As good as the first bite always tastes,  I find this dessert to be overly sweet […]

Continue Reading
Sweet Mung Bean Pudding Topped with Creamy Coconut Sauce (Che Tao Soan/Che Dau Xanh) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sweet Mung Bean Pudding (Che Tao Soan, Che Dau Xanh)

Sweet Mung Bean Pudding, a classic Viet dessert, is the perfect treat when you want to make yourself something a little indulgent or need a simple dessert everyone will enjoy.  All of the ingredients are pantry staples and so making this dessert doesn’t require much shopping or advanced planning.  You just need to soak the beans ahead […]

Continue Reading
Three Color Dessert (Che Ba Mau)

Three Color Dessert (Che Ba Mau)

This beautiful dessert, often called Rainbow Dessert, with its vibrant colors reminds me of summertime.  There’s nothing more enjoyable on a hot summer day than eating this chilly, sweet treat.  Sadly, this week is the end of summer and so I am celebrating the remaining days by making my favorite summer indulgence.  Three Color Dessert is quite popular and available […]

Continue Reading
Coconut Sauce

Coconut Sauce (Nuoc Dua)

Coconut sauce is the Asian version of whipped cream.  It’s a delicious, creamy and sweet topping for many Asian desserts.  This is a fundamental recipe every cook should master because you’ll use it again and again.  My recipe is not super sweet and I add a bit of salt to balance the sugar.  Feel free to add more […]

Continue Reading

Rice Pudding with Black-Eyed Peas (Che Dau Trang)

This dessert may surprise and puzzle those not familiar with Asian desserts where beans are often a major component.  Most beans are rather mild in flavor and absorb the flavors of the food they are cooked in and so, sweet or savory, beans are quite the versatile ingredient.  This popular Viet dessert seems to be everyone’s favorite.  […]

Continue Reading

Sticky Rice Balls in Ginger Syrup (Che Troi Nuoc)

This warm dessert is by far one of my favorite treats.  The slightly chewy, sticky dough with its mealy bean filling and oh-so-sweet ginger syrup is a heavenly combination.  This decadently sweet dessert brings back fond childhood memories for me.  My Mom made this every year around Tet/Lunar New Year and since I had it just once […]

Continue Reading
Delicious and Simple Mung Bean Dessert (Che Dau Xanh) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Mung Bean Dessert (Che Dau Xanh)

This Vietnamese dessert (Che Dau Xanh) made of mung beans is the easiest dessert to make. Are you thinking…beans? for dessert? Yes, beans are a very common ingredient in Asian desserts and pastries. Often the beans are cooked, mashed and mixed with sugar and coconut milk to make a yummy filling for cakes and pastries. This recipe is as […]

Continue Reading

Affiliate Disclaimer - This website contains advertisements for
products and services. When you click on a link I recommend,
I may receive a commission. For more information go here.