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Taro and Coconut Agar Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu Thach Khoai Mon Nhan Dua) - No-Bake Mooncakes, Easy Recipe! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Taro and Coconut Agar Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu Thach Khoai Mon Nhan Dua)

This Taro and Coconut Agar Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu Thach Khoai Mon Nhan Dua) recipe makes wonderful homemade treats for celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival. Hearty taro surrounds a sweet coconut milk filling to make these beautiful snack cakes. A twist on the traditional mooncakes, these scrumptious cakes require no baking and use agar agar, a vegetarian […]

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Taro Buns (Banh Mi Ngot Nhan Khoai Mon) - yummy sweet buns with taro root filling | recipe from runawayrice.com

Taro Buns (Banh Mi Ngot Nhan Khoai Mon)

This recipe for sweet Taro Buns makes light, fluffy buns with a creamy taro root filling. Baked until golden brown, the buns are easy to make and a perfect treat any time of the day. The delicate, soft bread coupled with the hearty taro root filling is a wonderfully tasty combination. Unlike most bakery-style buns […]

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Vietnamese Egg Coffee (Ca Phe Trung)--Rich, Velvety and Robust, This drink is AMAZING! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vietnamese Egg Coffee (Ca Phe Trung)

Sweet and velvety whipped egg yolks are layered on top of robust filtered coffee to make this delicious hot beverage. Vietnamese Egg Coffee is not as popular as Vietnamese Iced Coffee but it will be once the word gets out…So I hope this post entices you to give this amazing drink a try. If you […]

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Taro Smoothie (Sinh To Khoai Mon) - Silky Delicious Smoothie | recipe from runawayrice.com

Taro Smoothie (Sinh To Khoai Mon)

Enjoy delicious Taro Smoothie (Sinh To Khoai Mon) at home with this easy recipe. Making this tasty chilled drink at home means you have control over the fat and sugar levels and ultimately the calories. This tasty recipe is already health-conscious but there are still lots of options. For the milk, feel free to use almond milk, soy milk, or coconut milk […]

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Steamed Banana Cake (Banh Chuoi Hap) - Made with ripe plantains, this cake is a popular Vietnamese dessert! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Banana Cake (Banh Chuoi Hap)

In honor of Mother’s Day, I am sharing my Mom’s simple and delicious recipe for Steamed Banana Cake.  If you don’t already know, my Mom is the amazing person who taught me everything I know about cooking.  As a child, I spent countless hours with her being her sous chef.  It was in the kitchen that my love for cooking and developing recipes started.  To […]

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Puffy, Golden Perfection--these Hollow Donuts are such a treat!

Hollow Donuts (Banh Tieu)

I simply adored these donuts, but because they’re deep-fried, I don’t make them very often.   So when I allow myself to indulge and make them at home, (usually for the holidays) they’re a special treat.  There’s really nothing fancy or exotic about these donuts–no crazy toppings or colorful fillings.  The recipe is simple–the slightly sweet dough is dipped in white sesame seeds […]

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Silkworm Cassava Cake (Banh Tam Khoai Mi)-Who knew "silkworms" could be so appetizing? | recipe from runawayrice.com

Silkworm Cassava Cake (Banh Tam Khoai Mi)

With it being so close to Halloween I wanted to share a childhood sweet treat.  Growing up, every kid I knew loved Silkworm Cassava Cake.  Perhaps it’s the bright colors, the chewy, slightly stretchy consistency which prompted us to play with the cakes before eating them or even the mild sugar rush.  Whatever the reason, my Mom […]

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Fluffy Sweet Rice Flakes Combined with Coconut Milk, Grated and Shredded Coconut (Com Dep Tron Dua) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sweet Rice Flakes and Coconut (Com Dep Tron Dua)

If you’re a fan of sweet rice you may be interested in trying this lesser known variety.  Sweet Rice Flakes is a particular type of sweet rice that is harvested when it’s young, pounded or pressed into flakes and then lightly toasted.  It is similar to rolled oats in color and texture but lighter with […]

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Cream Puffs (Banh Su Kem/Banh Choux)

Cream Puffs (Banh Choux/Banh Su Kem)

Every now and then you need a sweet treat that is completely decadent and indulgent.  Well friends, this dessert delivers!  Made with a light, soft pastry dough and filled with a gooey, sweet custard, these Cream Puffs are absolutely luscious!  These French-inspired pastries are not as difficult to make as you might think.  Below I’ve broken down the recipe so […]

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