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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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Steamed Pork Buns with Savory Ground Pork, Chinese Sausage and Eggs--a great quick meal or snack! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Pork Buns (Banh Bao)

Steamed Pork Buns (Banh Bao) are the most universally appealing snack and you’ll love this easy recipe.  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 […]

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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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Sesame Balls (Banh Cam / Banh Ran) - Delicious Asian Donuts! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sesame Balls (Banh Cam / Banh Ran)

Making these delicious Sesame Balls (Banh Cam / Banh Ran) is an activity the whole family can enjoy.  This is one of those recipes where it ‘s great to have helping hands.  Set up an assembly line where someone rolls the balls, the kiddies can apply the sesame seeds and a grown-up deep-fries the donuts.  Of course, […]

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Won Ton Noodle Soup (Mi Hoanh Thanh)

Won Ton Noodle Soup (Mi Hoanh Thanh)

As the weather cools I gravitate toward soupy dishes and my favorite soups always have lots of noodles like this delicious Won Ton Noodle Soup.  The soup is quite eclectic with its variety of ingredients.  It has hearty meat-filled dumplings, savory roast pork, succulent shrimp, leafy greens, oodles of egg noodles, sprigs of fresh herbs and a sautéed garlic topping to add the right amount […]

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Piggy Mooncakes (Banh Trung Thu / Banh Nuong) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Piggy Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival (Banh Trung Thu / Banh Nuong)

Mid-Autumn Festival (Tet Trung Thu) is just around the corner and I have mooncakes on the brain.  For those not familiar with mooncakes, they are the baked delicacy for the Mid-Autumn Festival.  These delicious cakes come in a variety of different shapes and sizes but what they have in common are rich, dense fillings wrapped in a thin, tender pastry dough stamped […]

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Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Dumpling (Banh Khuc) - savory and hearty Vietnamese dumplings | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Dumplings (Banh Khuc)

There is nothing more satisfying than these savory steamed dumplings filled with mung bean, ground chicken and covered with sticky rice.  In Viet cuisine we use a lot of glutinous/sticky rice which gives foods that chewy, sticky consistency and it is a texture that I crave often.  It’s pure comfort food!  These dumplings are a bit time-consuming to […]

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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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