Lunar new year is among us and one of my FAVORITE things to have this time of year is nian gao or new year cake. It’s made out of glutinous rice flour so the texture of the cake is both sticky and chewy, resembling mochi which makes it super fun to eat as well.
These pork and chive dumplings are juicy on the inside and are a wonderful addition to any meal whether they are steamed, boiled or pan-fried. They can be eaten alone as an appetizer or served with noodle soup for a filling comforting meal.
These walnut cookies are made with a butter cookie base which gives them a shortbread-like texture and mouth feel. Lunar new year is just around the corner and one of the traditional treats that are eaten around this time of year are walnut cookies because the word walnut in Chinese (hup tou) can represent family […]
This Chinese steamed rice cake (or bai tang gau) has a sweet, slightly chewy addictive texture and an intriguing honeycomb pattern on the inside. In honor of lunar new year coming up, I decided that I would share a recipe for Chinese steamed rice cake with you all because this is something that I haven’t […]
A recipe for a Vietnamese and Thai inspired coconut dessert soup that is perfect for a hot summer day. Everything in this recipe is made from scratch even right down to the tapioca pearls/sago so you will know every ingredient that goes into it! Feel free to add any fruit you do so desire to […]
This loaf takes a Japanese spin on the cinnamon raisin swirl loaf we all know and love. The bread is light and fluffy soft with a hint of sweetness from the red bean paste and is definitely one of the favorites in my household and hopefully yours as well!
A simple and easy recipe for baked coconut mochi cake. Although baked mochi cakes are typically eaten during lunar new year, the cake’s chewy and glutinous texture is so addicting that I just have to make it and eat it all year ’round!
Easy creamy Thai inspired rice pudding that’s filled with coconut and taro. It can be eaten both hot or cold and is completely gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free so that it’s suitable for all diets.