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 casserole dish with a lid, a microwave and about 45 minutes! I promise you this is […]

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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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Vegan Fried Spring Rolls

Vegan Spring Rolls

These vegan fried 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 […]

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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 and Healthy Mango Jelly

Simple Mango Pudding

This simple and healthy mango jelly 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 […]

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Vietnamese Banana and Bread Cake (Banh Chuoi)

Vietnamese Banana Bread Pudding Cake Tin Close Up

Our family’s Vietnamese banana and bread cake or banh chuoi in Vietnamese, is one of those hidden gem recipes. The cake is somewhat similar to a British bread pudding but has the consistency of a baked cheesecake. It has delicious caramelised banana chunks on the top which gives it an amazing golden brown colour. This […]

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