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Chocolate Flan Cake--Sweet, Rich and Decadent, it's a slice of heaven! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chocolate Flan Cake

This luscious Chocolate Flan Cake is a truly unique dessert–the first layer is a hybrid of silky flan and creamy cheesecake.  The second layer is a rich and dense chocolate cake, almost like a brownie.  The combination of the two layers with the caramel sauce on top is a cake that is decadent, creamy and every sugar addict’s dream.  […]

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No preservatives or additives, just all wholesome goodness!

Soy Milk (Sua Dau Nanh)

Soy milk has become so mainstream that it’s now very easy to find.  Every coffee shop and most restaurants now offer it as an alternative to cow’s milk.  Health food stores are fully stocked with a wide variety of soy milks in different flavors.  I’ve tried most of the products on the market.  They are good, inexpensive and quite convenient.  If you have […]

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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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Yogurt with fresh berries and granola, the perfect breakfast!

Yogurt (Yaourt)

Yogurt has been around for a long time, but just in recent years, it’s gained popularity as a health food.  Today yogurt is touted by nutritionists and health food advocates as a must-have food in our daily diets.  Loaded with probiotics, animal protein and essential nutrients, it’s truly a super food and tastes so good!  To make yogurt at home (without a yogurt […]

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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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Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake - Unique cake is a cross between a sponge cake and cheesecake and absolutely heavenly! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake

Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake is my new favorite dessert and after you try this recipe, it will become your favorite too! It’s the perfect combination of sponge cake and cheesecake in both taste and texture. What I love about this scrumptious cake is it’s not overly sweet as some cakes can be. The combination of fluffy cake […]

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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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Chicken Liver Pate (Pate Gan) - So Delicious and Easy to Make | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chicken Liver Pate (Pate Gan Ga)

Not sure if you’ve had or even like pate?  If you’ve had a Vietnamese sandwich (banh mi) chances are you’ve eaten this delicious spread.  Typically made of liver, it’s combined with fresh herbs and spices and then whipped into a creamy spreadable paste.  Yes, it makes an amazing condiment for sandwiches (Check out the recipe for Grilled […]

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Vietnamese Flan Custard Banh Flan) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vietnamese Custard (Banh Flan)

Vietnamese Custard (Banh Flan) is a deliciously silky sweet treat and my go-to dessert when I am cooking for friends. It’s easy to make it the day before and have ready for dining.  My recipe is a healthier version of the traditional Vietnamese Flan.  I tweaked the recipe by eliminating (fatty) condensed milk, reducing sugar, and substituting 2% […]

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