Strawberry Shortcake

An American favorite summertime treat! A shortcake is small sweet spongecake or an American style biscuit. Strawberry shortcake is a well-known dessert that includes shortcake, strawberries mixed with sugar that have sat for an hour and released their juices (macerated), and whipped cream. The first written recipe for strawberry shortcake appeared in a 1588 EnglishContinue reading “Strawberry Shortcake”

Sesame Rice Balls (Dau Xanh Vung)

A vegan Vietnamese treat! Dau Xanh Vung or sesame rice balls are a very popular treat in Vietnam. They are sweet dumplings made of rice flour, filled with mung bean paste, covered in sesame seeds, and then deep fried. Other versions of these dumplings can be sweet filled with taro root or red bean paste,Continue reading “Sesame Rice Balls (Dau Xanh Vung)”

Chewy Chewbacca Wookie Cookies

Peanut butter cookies with a Star Wars Twist! A one bowl recipe! Chewbacca is a well loved character in the Star Wars franchise. Chewbacca “Chewie” is of the Wookie species from the planet Kashyyyk. His best friend is Captain Han Solo and together they have wonderful adventures! Chewbacca is a warrior, smuggler, and a resistanceContinue reading “Chewy Chewbacca Wookie Cookies”