This easy recipe for Taro Pudding (Che Khoai Mon) is for chè lovers! A sweet and hearty pudding of taro root and glutinous rice topped with creamy coconut sauce, it’s a classic Vietnamese dessert. Super yummy and satisfying, the Taro Pudding can be enjoyed hot or cold, making it a versatile year-round dish. I’ve revamped […]
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Celebrating Green Foods the Vietnamese Way!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to celebrate green foods whether you’re Irish or otherwise. 🙂 I certainly adore green foods because Vietnamese cuisine offers a plethora of verdant foods from lush vegetables and herbs to vividly colored desserts and cakes.
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 […]
Plantains, Cassava and Tapioca Pearls Dessert (Che Chuoi Khoai Mi Bot Bang)
This scrumptious Viet dessert is made with plantains and cassava cooked into a sweet and creamy tapioca pudding. For those not familiar with this dessert, it is decadently sweet and rich thanks to the generous use of sugar and coconut milk as per the traditional recipe. As good as the first bite always tastes, I find this dessert to be overly sweet […]