Pressure Cooker Sweet Red Bean Soup (Hong Dou Tang)

This is a soup 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 you can make […]

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Banh Pia – Mung Bean Pastry Cake

Banh bia is an Asian sweet (similar to a moon cake) that is a fusion of Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine. It has layers of flaky pastry that encase a filling made of mung bean and chunks of candied winter melon for pops of flavour and texture. Our family recipe is so simple and easy that you won’t bother buying them ever again!

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White Chocolate and Raspberry Croissant Pudding

This white chocolate and raspberry croissant pudding is a delicious mixture of soft and crispy textures with both sweet and tart flavours. It’s made by tossing through raspberries and white chocolate pieces with some torn up croissants, then pouring over custard before baking in the oven. It’s so simple to make, and will definitely please any crowd!

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Vietnamese Rainbow Coconut Dessert (Che Suong Sa Hat Luu)

Vietnamese rainbow coconut dessert is a refreshing vegan-friendly recipe that is very popular in Vietnam. The ingredients that make up this beautiful dessert are mung bean paste, faux pomegranate seeds, jelly, canned Asian fruits and coconut milk. This dessert is a definite crowd pleaser and is good to have all year round. My Vietnamese rainbow […]

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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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