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Sticky Rice and Banana Cakes (Banh Tet Chuoi) - Lunar New Year Treat! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice and Banana Cakes (Banh Tet Chuoi)

This Sticky Rice and Banana Cakes (Banh Tet Chuoi) recipe makes a wonderful sweet treat for Lunar New Year / Tet. Sweet ripened bananas are encased in a layer of sticky rice and black beans and then wrapped in banana leaves. The results are a deliciously, glutinous sweet cake with an intriguing pop of color […]

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Pickled Mustard Greens (Dua Cai Chua)

Pickled Mustard Greens (Dua Cai Chua)

Mustard greens are sturdy vegetables and so are really great for pickling. When pickled just right they are crispy and satisfyingly tart.  My Mom use to make jars and jars of these delicious mustard greens around Vietnamese New Year/Tet for our family.  It wasn’t until I tried making them for myself that I quickly learned there is […]

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Steamed Minced Meat Rice Cake (Banh Gio)

Often I crave my favorite Viet dishes but don’t have the time to make them as per the traditional recipes.  This Steamed Minced Meat Rice Cake is one of those dishes where the prep time can be a bit daunting.  Called Banh Gio, this savory cake is typically individually wrapped in banana leaves in the shape of a pyramid.  Although knowing […]

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Sticky Rice Balls (Che Troi Nuoc) - Deliciously Gooey Dessert | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice Balls in Ginger Syrup (Che Troi Nuoc)

This recipe for Sticky Rice Balls in Ginger Syrup (Che Troi Nuoc) is a gooey warm dessert that is truly my favorite sweet treat. The slightly chewy, sticky dough with its mealy bean filling and oh-so-sweet ginger syrup are a heavenly combination. This decadently sweet dessert brings back fond childhood memories for me. My Mom made […]

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