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Snowskin Mooncake with Taro Root Filling

Snowskin Mooncakes Part 2: Making the Dough and the Cakes (Cach Lam Vo Banh)

This is Part 2 of the recipe for making Snowskin Mooncakes, must-have cakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival.  Last week I posted Snowskin Mooncakes Part 1 which shares the recipes for the Simple Syrup and Taro Root filling.  These delicious mooncakes come in a wide variety of fillings from sweet to savory and traditional to trendy.  The taro root is one of my favorite fillings […]

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2 Essential Ingredients for making Snowskin Mooncakes: Taro Root Filling Balls and Simple Syrup

Snowskin Mooncakes Part 1: Making the Syrup and Taro Root Filling

I am counting down the days to the Mid-Autumn Festival.  Every year as this holiday approaches, I wish I had more time to make these beautiful mooncakes.  They are fun to make, lovely to look at and so delicious to eat.  The only downside is they are labor-intensive.  Over the years, I’ve developed a method of making these cakes over […]

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Cream Puffs (Banh Su Kem/Banh Choux)

Cream Puffs (Banh Choux/Banh Su Kem)

Every now and then you need a sweet treat that is completely decadent and indulgent.  Well friends, this dessert delivers!  Made with a light, soft pastry dough and filled with a gooey, sweet custard, these Cream Puffs are absolutely luscious!  These French-inspired pastries are not as difficult to make as you might think.  Below I’ve broken down the recipe so […]

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Sesame Balls (Banh Cam)

Sesame Balls (Banh Cam)

Making these delicious Sesame Balls is an activity the whole family can enjoy.  This is one of those recipes where it helps to have lots of helping hands.  Set up an assembly line where someone can roll the balls, the kiddies can apply the sesame seeds and someone can fry the balls.  Of course, you’ll have lots […]

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