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Pumpkin Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Bi Do)

This recipe is my twist on the traditional Vietnamese Cassava Cake.  Instead of using coconut and/or mung bean, I use pumpkin puree and the results are heavenly!  The pumpkin adds a beautiful rich color and compliments the earthy texture of the cassava perfectly.  This delicious baked treat is a great little snack or a wonderful […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry (Ca Ri Ga) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry (Ca Ri Ga)

This recipe for hearty Vietnamese-style chicken curry and vegetables using a slow cooker will become one of your favorites because of the simplicity.  Prep everything the night before and refrigerate.  Prior to leaving for work, put everything in the slow cooker and let it works its magic.  When you get home, thicken the curry.  During the last […]

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Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Here’s one of my favorite appetizers to serve when I am entertaining family and friends.  These Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Tartlets are so easy to make thanks to the use of store-bought puff pastry (so convenient!).  The sweetness of the Asian pears and the slightly tangy goat cheese is a mouth-watering combination. This recipe can easily be doubled or quadrupled (as […]

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Roast Pork (Thit Xa Xiu)

Sweet and savory roast pork is a must-have and must-know recipe for all Asian food lovers.  Roast pork is used as an ingredient in many Asian dishes from stir-frys and noodle soups to sandwiches and steamed buns. Learn this easy, no fuss recipe.  I don’t use the store-bought seasoning packet but show you how to make the […]

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Serve these delicious Vietnamese meatballs with some hot and crusty bread for a quick meal.

Simple Crock Pot Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

I love the simplicity of Crock Pot cooking and so decided to take one of my favorite Viet dishes for a little recipe re-do. These meatballs are delicious and so easy to make with a slow cooker. You can’t go wrong with Crock Pot cooking; it’s super forgiving! Even if you cook the meatballs a bit longer than […]

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