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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies for Valentine's Day - cute heart-shaped cookies with candy sprinkles and sanding sugar | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies – Valentine’s Day Recipe

This easy Chocolate Shortbread Cookies recipe makes the tastiest decorated cookies. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to shower your loved ones with affection than by making them a homemade sweet treat. These Chocolate Shortbread Cookies are fail-proof–just a few simple ingredients and super easy steps.

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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 […]

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Pandan Waffles (Banh Kep La Dua) - Super Easy Recipe! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Pandan Waffles (Banh Kep La Dua)

These Pandan Waffles (Banh Kep La Dua) are far from ordinary! Made from a batter using creamy coconut milk and fragrant Pandan flavoring, the waffles are cooked until golden brown. They are deliciously crispy on the outside, soft and slightly chewy on the inside and perfectly sweet. Make these amazing Pandan Waffles and enjoy them for breakfast or […]

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Cured Fermented Pork / Nem Chua served with Vietnamese coriander, red chilies and garlic slices | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cured / Fermented Pork (Nem Chua)

If dishes could be classified as masculine or feminine, Cured Pork or Fermented Pork is a manly dish because it’s a favorite snack with the men when they’re hanging out and drinking beers.  The tartness of the appetizer in contrast to the cold, often bitter beer, spicy garlic and chilies is an addicting combination.  If you’re […]

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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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Steamed Pork Buns with Savory Ground Pork, Chinese Sausage and Eggs--a great quick meal or snack! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Pork Buns (Banh Bao)

I think I’ve discovered one of the most universally appealing snacks.  While working on this post, I was searching for a few alternative names for this fluffy, steamed bun filled with savory meats.  To my pleasant surprise, I learned these delectable buns are quite well-loved in Asian cuisine and are known by many different names.  Here are just a […]

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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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