This Instant Pot recipe for Steamed Pandan Cake (Banh La Dua Hap) makes wonderfully fluffy and moist cake and you’ll be so thrilled to know it’s fail-proof. The Pandan Cake is spongy soft and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The best part of this recipe is it’s made in the Instant Pot using a non-pressure cooking program. Some […]
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This easy recipe for Steamed Cupcakes (Banh Thuan Hap) makes deliciously moist and fluffy little cakes resembling blossoming flowers. Often called Blooming Cupcakes, these petite spongy cakes are cooked in a steamer rather than an oven. You may think an oven is needed to make fluffy cakes but, these Steamed Cupcakes are super pillowy and […]
This delicious Vegetarian Pate (Pate Chay) recipe has all the flavors and texture of pate but is completely meat-free. Made of roasted Portobello mushrooms, assorted beans and tofu, this Vegetarian Pate or Faux Gras is full of savory flavor and meaty texture.
This recipe for Steamed Coconut Rice Cake with Toasted Shrimp Flakes (Banh Duc Tom Chay) is the ultimate savory snack food. The simple rice flour batter is infused with creamy coconut milk and steamed into a delicious light cake. Sprinkled with abundant savory toppings: scallion oil, fried onions and toasted shrimp flakes and served with […]
Savory and delicious, this dish has all the bold flavors we love–tender crab, briny eggs, springy noodles and vegetables plus it’s a cinch to make with this no-fail recipe. What can be better than a hearty meatloaf dish for those busy nights when you need a hot and tasty dish that is easy to prepare and cook? Steaming the […]
These beautiful mooncakes have a subtly sweet pastry dough filled with sweet mung bean and salted egg yolk. The contrasting textures and tastes of the delicate pastry, sweet mung bean and savory egg yolk is simply mouth-watering and such a delicious treat. Making these exquisite pastries at home is not difficult and I really recommend you give it a try. You’re going to have a […]
With this easy recipe, you can make Steamed Rice Cakes and Pork Roll (Banh Day / Giay), thick-sliced pork roll layered between two steamed glutinous rice cakes, in no time at all. Call it a Vietnamese sandwich, the Steamed Rice Cakes and Pork Roll (Banh Day / Giay) are tasty treats and full of flavor and fun […]
This classic recipe for Sticky Rice Coated with Mung Bean (Xoi Vo) is a guaranteed winner! What is better than enjoying plump grains of sweet rice infused with rich coconut milk, coated with ground mung bean and then steamed to a perfectly chewy and delicious texture?
This easy recipe for Steamed Pork Roll (Cha Lua / Gio Lua) makes a seasoned, finely-ground pork wrapped in aromatic banana leaves and then delicately steamed to perfection. Also known as Vietnamese Ham, Steamed Pork Roll is a popular ingredient in sandwiches and many Asian dishes. This easy, no-fail recipe shares all the tips and tricks for making this […]
Mildly sweet with a chewy and sticky texture, this scrumptious steamed layer cake is a popular sweet treat that can be found in almost every Vietnamese bakery and grocery store. The cake has such visual appeal with its vivid green and yellow layers and if you’ve ever wondered how this cake is made, wonder no more friends! This post takes you […]