This Sticky Rice and Banana Cakes (Banh Tet Chuoi) recipe makes a wonderful sweet treat for Lunar New Year / Tet. Sweet ripened bananas are encased in a layer of sticky rice and black beans and then wrapped in banana leaves. The results are a deliciously, glutinous sweet cake with an intriguing pop of color […]
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In this simple recipe for Peanut Sticky Rice, glutinous rice is combined with hearty peanuts to make a dish that is delicious and satisfying. Topped with a crunchy peanut sesame topping, it’s a wonderful combination of starchy and mealy with just a touch of sweet and salty.
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 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 […]
This is my shortcut recipe for Savory Sticky Rice also called Sticky Rice with Egg, Chinese Sausage, Shrimp, and Chicken. I call this dish Asian jambalaya because it’s a smattering of different ingredients but, put together, it is deliciously harmonious and satisfying. The traditional way of cooking the sticky rice is in a steamer. My shortcut method is to use a […]
Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Tet) are must-have foods for Vietnamese New Year / Tet. There are many variations on the filling, some sweet and others savory. This recipe is the savory version with a mung bean and pork filling. Unlike their square-shaped siblings, Square Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung), these cakes are smaller, cylindrical and […]
Are you in need of a dish to bring to a holiday meal that is sure to please all palates? Perhaps you’re seeking a dish with some Asian pizzazz for your holiday dinner. Well friends, this super simple dish is for you! It’s a stuffing (or dressing as some call it) recipe that has the scrumptious seasonal flavors […]
Sticky Rice or Xoi is a staple ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. What can I say, we are carb-lovers with our abundant variety of rice, noodles and doughs. The glutinous, slightly chewy texture of the sticky rice is pure comfort food. And since sticky rice is mild in flavor, it goes well with just about everything! This recipe pairs sticky […]
Pandan Sticky Rice is another easy and tasty rice cooker recipe: Glutinous rice is infused with Pandan essence to make a wonderfully fragrant and delicious treat. This dish is a cinch to make in the rice cooker. To serve, top the sticky rice with a generous amount of sweet Coconut Sauce, crushed roasted peanuts and sesame seeds. Enjoy […]
Coconut milk, sticky rice and fresh mangos–what could be better? How about it’s also super simple to make! It’s one my go-to desserts when I need to whip up a dessert fast and the dish I bring frequently to pot-lucks and get-togethers. If mangoes aren’t in season or difficult to find where you live, use papaya, strawberries or any […]