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Baked red bean glutinous rice cake

By on February 7, 2016
glutinous rice muffin

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.

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Chinese steamed rice cake (bai tang gau)

By on January 29, 2016
bai tang gau

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 […]

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Baked coconut mochi rice cake (gluten free)

By on June 10, 2015
coconut mochi cake

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!

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Lunar new year round up!

By on February 19, 2015

Happy lunar new year everyone! I am feverishly busy with exams this week and so I was unable to develop new recipes for the occasion. However, I did make a couple batches of glutinous rice balls, almond cookies, pineapple pastries and new year baked glutinous rice cake for the occasion! As much as I love […]

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