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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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Vietnamese Egg Rolls made with Pork, Shrimp, Carrots, Taro Root and Noodles -- the recipe is everyone's favorite! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Egg Rolls (Cha Gio/Nem Ran)

This is my Mom’s recipe and I have to say, these egg rolls are the best I’ve tasted.  (Thanks Mom!)  I like the balance of meat–pork and shrimp, and vegetables in the filling.  This recipe uses carrots which is quite common.  The taro root is a differentiating ingredient and adds a nice mealy texture to […]

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