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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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Snowball Cakes / Mochi Cake / Nut-Filled Glutinous Rice Balls / Banh Bao Chi - easy recipe for this popular Vietnamese treat | recipe from runawayrice.com

Snowball Cakes (Banh Bao Chi)

This Snowball Cakes (Banh Bao Chi) recipe makes delicious coconut-coated glutinous cakes filled with grated coconut, roasted peanuts and mashed mung bean. The combination of nutty flavors and sticky texture makes for a tantalizing snack cake that is absolutely addicting. The cakes are bite-sized and make perfect sweet treats to enjoy with a cup of […]

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Coffee Flan Agar Jelly (Thach Flan Ca Phe) - a tasty combination of flan and jelly, Delish! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Coffee Flan Agar Jelly (Thach Flan Ca Phe)

This Coffee Flan Agar Jelly recipe combines creamy flan and bittersweet coffee with the fun, jiggly texture of jelly. This chilled sweet treat is a wonderful dessert to enjoy during the summertime when it’s hot outside. The Coffee Flan Agar Jelly is cool, refreshing and has just the right amount of sweetness. Enjoy this jelly […]

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Taro Buns (Banh Mi Ngot Nhan Khoai Mon) - yummy sweet buns with taro root filling | recipe from runawayrice.com

Taro Buns (Banh Mi Ngot Nhan Khoai Mon)

This recipe for sweet Taro Buns makes light, fluffy buns with a creamy taro root filling. Baked until golden brown, the buns are easy to make and a perfect treat any time of the day. The delicate, soft bread coupled with the hearty taro root filling is a wonderfully tasty combination. Unlike most bakery-style buns […]

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Agar Agar Jelly and Mock Pomegranate Seeds Dessert (Che Suong Sa Hot Luu) - Icy Sweet Treat! | 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 […]

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Indulge your special someone with decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | recipe from runawayrice.com

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

With gorgeous red color, these super moist and fluffy Red Velvet Cupcakes topped with luscious swirls of cream cheese frosting are simply delicious. This recipe is just in time for Valentine’s Day and making these scrumptious cupcakes is the perfect way to pamper your special someone with a decadent sweet treat. After all, who doesn’t love cupcakes?! 🙂

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Steamed Layer Cake (Banh Da Lon) - The ultimate finger food! These are such yummy little treats. | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Layer Cake (Banh Da Lon)

Mildly sweet with a chewy and sticky texture, this scrumptious steamed layer cake is a popular sweet treat that can be found in almost every Vietnamese bakery and grocery store.  The cake has such visual appeal with its vivid green and yellow layers and if you’ve ever wondered how this cake is made, wonder no more friends!  This post takes you […]

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Steamed Banana Cake (Banh Chuoi Hap) - Made with ripe plantains, this cake is a popular Vietnamese dessert! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Banana Cake (Banh Chuoi Hap)

In honor of Mother’s Day, I am sharing my Mom’s simple and delicious recipe for Steamed Banana Cake.  If you don’t already know, my Mom is the amazing person who taught me everything I know about cooking.  As a child, I spent countless hours with her being her sous chef.  It was in the kitchen that my love for cooking and developing recipes started.  To […]

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Hot and fresh from the oven. Look at that bubbly, crispy skin. You can almost hear the CRUNCH!

Crispy Roast Pork (Thit Heo Quay)

I find most animal skins to be rather slimy and too fatty for consumption and so am not a fan, however, I break all the rules for this delectable dish.  With its thick, crispy skin and juicy, savory meat roasted to perfection, this dish is truly unique tasting.  The recipe is simple with an easy-to-make and […]

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Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi)

Sticky rice and mung bean are the dynamic duo in Viet cooking.  These two ingredients are commonly used to make a variety of sweet and savory dishes.  (Check out the other sticky rice and mung bean recipes I’ve shared below.)  This recipe falls into the Dessert category although it’s just slightly sweet.  The recipe is super easy and […]

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