This recipe for Sticky Rice Coated with Mung Bean (Xoi Vo) is a guaranteed winner! What is better than enjoying plump grains of sweet rice infused with rich coconut milk, coated with ground mung bean and then steamed to a perfectly chewy texture? Oh yum! The indicator of success with this dish is to have separated grains of rice completely covered with ground […]
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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 […]
This Steamed Rice Cakes (Banh Bo Hap) recipe is from my childhood and conjures up so many happy memories. Known by a few different names, Steamed Honeycomb Cakes or Cow Cakes, the cakes are sweet, soft and deliciously spongy.
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 […]