Vietnamese Savoury Pastries – Banh Pate So

hese Vietnamese savoury pastries or “banh pate so” are delicious parcels of flaky puff pastry with a pork mince filling. They are traditionally eaten at breakfast with a cup of coffee but you can honestly enjoy them at any time of the day.

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Pressure Cooker Sweet Red Bean Soup (Hong Dou Tang)

This a sweet red bean soup is made with red adzuki beans sweetened with rock sugar and flavoured with dried citrus peel. It is a popular Chinese dessert that can be served hot, chilled, or even frozen as an ice block. This recipe has virtually no prep or soaking time, and using a pressure cooker […]

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Cheese and Bacon Milk Bread Rolls

Is there honestly anyone out there who doesn’t love a good cheese and bacon roll? Salty bacon bits mixed with stringy mozzarella on top of super soft bread…it doesn’t get much better than that. This recipe I am sharing with you is slightly different in that it uses a sweet milk bread instead of the […]

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Crispy Almond Biscuits

45 degree angle view of a stack of almond biscuits

These crispy almond biscuits are so addictive that it is impossible to stop at one. Each one is a thin biscuit of sugary goodness that is layered with flaked almonds which give it an unbelievable crunch.  This recipe is so simple and delicious that you will make it again and again! Scruff and I have […]

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Vietnamese Red Coconut Sticky Rice – Xoi Gac (Cheat Version)

Vietnamese Red Coconut Sticky Rice - Xoi Gac Nuoc Dua

My cheat version of  red coconut sticky rice – xoi gac nuoc dua is a great recipe that removes much of the time and hassle that you get with traditional methods. All you will need for this is simply a 2 L (2 qt) pot / dish with a lid, a microwave and about 45 […]

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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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