Vietnamese Snowballs – Banh Bao Chi

Vietnamese Snowballs - Banh Bao Chi

These delicious little Vietnamese Snowballs are one of the best Asian treats I have ever had. Each snowball has a soft, sweet center wrapped in a chewy outer layer that is covered in desiccated coconut. In this post we have included recipes for both mung bean and coconut fillings, which are easily the most popular […]

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Egg Drop Chicken and Asparagus Soup – Soup Mang Ga

Egg Drop Chicken and Asparagus Soup

My mum’s egg drop chicken and asparagus soup is a perfect winter warmer or starter for any meal. This soup is a variation of the popular Vietnamese crab and asparagus soup – sup mung cua. We have replaced the crab for chicken which makes it incredibly simple and cheap. The broth is made from scratch […]

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Vietnamese Pig’s Ear Biscuits – Banh Tai Heo

Vietnamese pig’s ear biscuits are one of those snacks that every Vietnamese kid will remember eating growing up. They are traditionally shaped like “pig’s ears” and have a distinct light and dark swirl pattern. These biscuits pair perfectly with a cup of tea or coffee but be warned… they are highly addictive and virtually impossible […]

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Happy New Year Everyone!

Hi everyone! Can you believe it is 2019 already? We hope everyone enjoyed their holidays. We spent lots of time with our families, and are definitely ending the holidays a few kilos heavier. What a year 2018 was! We were so pleased to hear from many of our readers and were so excited to see […]

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Vegan Fried Spring Rolls

Vegan Spring Rolls

These vegan spring rolls are a fantastic recipe to entertain your friends and family. Each one is packed with minced tofu, shiitake mushrooms and sweet potato which give it an amazing texture and flavour. They can be made in large batches and frozen, so are perfect for making in advance for parties or a rainy […]

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Vietnamese Pickled Cabbage

Vietnamese Pickled Green Cabbage

This simple pickled cabbage is a great side dish or accompaniment for any salty Asian rice dishes, bao buns or burgers. The recipe has been passed down in the family from my great grandma which apparently made her very popular in her local district in Saigon. It is incredibly simple to make with only 6 ingredients […]

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My Cheat Vietnamese Sweet Coconut Sticky Rice – Xoi Nuoc Dua

My Cheat Vietnamese Sweet Coconut Sticky Rice - Xoi Nuoc Dua

My cheat version of Vietnamese sweet coconut sticky rice – xoi nuoc dua is one of the best recipe hacks I have ever developed. This method does not require soaking the sticky rice overnight like traditional methods or the use of any special equipment. All you will need is simply a pot / dish with […]

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Simple Mango Pudding

Simple Mango Pudding

This simple mango pudding is perfect for anyone who likes easy desserts which can be made ahead of time. The star ingredient is of course fresh juicy mangoes with a hint of coconut to round out the dish. The recipe is very versatile and can be tinkered to be as healthy or as naughty as […]

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Oven Baked Vegan Curry Puffs

These delicious curry puffs are easily the best vegan recipe we have ever developed. Each one is loaded with a variety of curried root vegetables, wrapped in crispy golden puff pastry. This recipe is a healthier alternative to the traditional deep fried versions which is especially good for those watching their waistline.  A word of […]

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