Vegan Vietnamese Baked Mooncakes (Banh Nuong)

It would not be a proper Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (Tet Trung Thu) without mooncakes! Try my vegan twist on a Vietnamese-style baked mooncake recipe! An essential part of the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (Tet Trung Thu) are Banh Trung Thu or mooncakes. The two most common type of mooncakes are Banh Nuong (baked cakes) or Banh Deo (soft and stickyContinue reading “Vegan Vietnamese Baked Mooncakes (Banh Nuong)”

What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Moon Festival)

In Vietnam, Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Moon Festival) is one of the biggest holidays. It is held on the 15th day of the 8th Lunar month. Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is also known as “Children’s Festival”. Though there is a similar festival in China at the same time of year, the origin of the Vietnamese Mid-AutumnContinue reading “What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Moon Festival)”

Simple Small Batch Blackberry Cobbler

There is nothing quite like blackberries during the warmer months. Turn freshly picked blackberries into a small delicious Blackberry Cobbler! This recipe is extremely easy and it tastes great! Cobblers originate from America. They are a fruit dessert that is a variation on pie. Cobblers are baked in a deep dish, includes a thick crustContinue reading “Simple Small Batch Blackberry Cobbler”

Southern Style Flaky Biscuits

Is there nothing better than a flaky biscuit? Look below for simple steps on how to make delectable Southern Style Biscuits! Cover them with sausage gravy or eat them with fried chicken! The term “biscuit” was a British word that describes a thin cookie or cracker. In the United States, especially the South, biscuit meansContinue reading “Southern Style Flaky Biscuits”

What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Doan Ngo (Mid-Year Festival)

Tet Doan Ngo takes place on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month every year. It is the second most significant festival in Vietnam (the first being the Lunar New Year Festival). Tet means festival, Doan means start, and Ngo refers to the horse which is the seventh animal in the Vietnamese zodiac. TheContinue reading “What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Doan Ngo (Mid-Year Festival)”

Pandan Coconut Chiffon Cupcakes

These dairy free cupcakes taste so light and fluffy! Enjoy the exotic flavors. The pandan and coconut pair perfectly with each other. These cupcakes are so soft it will be like biting into a cloud! Cupcakes got their name from how they were originally prepared. Before muffin tins were invented cupcakes were baked in individualContinue reading “Pandan Coconut Chiffon Cupcakes”

“Healthier” Chocolate Yogurt Cupcakes

The yogurt in these cupcakes make them super moist in texture! They are very easy to make. This recipe is “healthier” because it includes yogurt and uses less sugar than many traditional cakes. You will also love the deep chocolate flavor! Cupcakes were named from the process in which they were originally prepared. Before muffinContinue reading ““Healthier” Chocolate Yogurt Cupcakes”