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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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Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Tet) with Dried Carrot and Radish Pickles (Dua Mon) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Tet)

Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Tet) are must-have foods for Vietnamese New Year / Tet. There are many variations on the filling, some sweet and others savory. This recipe is the savory version with a mung bean and pork filling. Unlike their square-shaped siblings, Square Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung), these cakes are smaller, cylindrical and […]

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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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Braised Pork and Eggs | recipe from runawayrice.com

Coca-Cola Braised Pork and Eggs (Thit Kho Trung)

This classic dish (a favorite for Tet/Lunar New Year) is typically made by caramelizing sugar into a thick syrup and then cooking the pork and eggs slow and low until the pork is super tender.  My recipe shortcut is to use Coca-Cola in place of the caramel which can be a bit tricky to make.  (I’ve burned my share of sugar making this in the […]

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