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Clear Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (Banh Bot Loc Tran) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Clear Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (Banh Bot Loc Tran)

Savory and sweet shrimp and pork encased in a translucent and chewy dumpling skin make these some of the best dumplings around. A popular snack food, these scrumptious Clear Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (Banh Bot Loc Tran) are completely addicting. The combination of chewy and slippery dumpling skin filled with flavorful meat morsels and then dipped in a sweet fish sauce […]

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Pandan Waffles (Banh Kep La Dua) - Super Easy Recipe! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Pandan Waffles (Banh Kep La Dua)

These Pandan Waffles (Banh Kep La Dua) are far from ordinary! Made from a batter using creamy coconut milk and fragrant Pandan flavoring, the waffles are cooked until golden brown. They are deliciously crispy on the outside, soft and slightly chewy on the inside and perfectly sweet. Make these amazing Pandan Waffles and enjoy them for breakfast or […]

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Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi)

This easy recipe for Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi) features the dynamic duo in Viet cooking: glutinous rice and mung bean.  These two ingredients are commonly used to make a variety of sweet and savory dishes. The Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise are super easy to make and unlike some desserts that need […]

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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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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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Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

I love deep-fried foods just as much as everyone else but I resist making most dishes at home mainly for health reasons.  And so, I am always altering recipes that require deep frying for healthier cooking options.  I’ve found that pan-cooking works in most cases and this dish is a great recipe redo.  The traditional Vietnamese fritters recipe does […]

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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 and Mung Bean (Xoi Xeo) - Quick Rice Cooker Method | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice and Mung Bean (Xoi Xeo) – Quick Rice Cooker Method

This recipe for Sticky Rice and Mung Bean (Xoi Xeo) is a classic Vietnamese breakfast dish. Sticky Rice is made from glutinous or sweet rice. It’s typically steamed and combined with some variety of beans and then topped with chopped peanuts, shredded coconut and fried onions for a sweet and savory taste. My recipe shortcut is to […]

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Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Tartlets - Go-To Party Snack Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Asian Pear and Goat Cheese Tartlets are one of my favorite appetizers and this recipe couldn’t be simpler.  Sweet Asian pears and the slightly tangy goat cheese is a mouth-watering combination. Using store-bought puff pastry, this scrumptious appetizer can be wiped up in minutes. This recipe can easily be doubled or quadrupled (as I’ve done on multiple occasions) […]

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