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Milk Buns with Coconut Cream

FOR THE STARTER: 1/2 cup of whole milk 1/4 cup of all purpose flour INGREDIENTS: 2 Tablespoons of melted unsalted butter 2 Tablespoons of avocado oil (may sub for any oil) 4 cups of all purpose flour 1/4 cup of all purpose flour (to be added during kneading) 1/2 cup of sugar 1 cup of […]

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Homemade Boba in Vanilla Syrup

Homemade boba aka tapioca pearls taste amaaaazing!! My husband, who isn’t a fan of boba, loves the homemade version! I can literally eat it, on its own, when it’s soaked up in some vanilla syrup! It’s that good! And why am I using so many exclamation points! Does it sound like I’m yelling?!? LOL. INGREDIENTS: […]

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Chet Ktiss (Bananas in Tapioca and Coconut Pudding)

I gotta say…this Asian dessert is one of my most favorite to make during the fall! It’s creamy, yet light taste, make this dessert, one that’ll you’ll want to make, over and over again! INGREDIENTS: 1 16 ounce bag of frozen saba bananas (may sub for regular plantains) 1 cup of clear tapioca pearls (do […]

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Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango and Coconut Sauce

Once you try this dessert, you will absolutely FALL IN LOVE. It’s beauty really comes from the simplicity of the recipe, which takes very little time to make. If I can get my hands on the perfect mango, I always make this easy and beautiful dessert. The coconut sauce pairs perfectly with the sticky rice […]

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Fried Sesame Balls

If you’ve never tried dim sum before (and believe me, I know a few people who haven’t), man…you are truly missing out! I am just so in love with all of the assortment of food that most places offer (both savory and sweet), and these sesame balls top my list for favorite dim sum dessert. […]

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Che Thai (Asian Fruit Cocktail)

  This Asian dessert definitely tops my list of favorites! It’s incredibly easy to make and very refreshing on a warm day. This dessert traditionally uses coconut milk as the base and has shaved ice in it as well, but you can skip all that and still have a tasty little treat on your hands. […]

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Banh Januk (glutinous rice balls in sweet ginger syrup and coconut milk)

Today’s post is another popular Cambodian dessert. It will always be one of my favorite desserts, EVER! The rice balls are filled with cooked mung bean and then cooked to perfection. You place them into a serving bowl and then add a little bit of the sweet ginger syrup and then top it all off […]

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Nom Plai Ai (glutinous rice balls filled w/palm sugar)

If you are Cambodian and looooove your desserts like I do, then these sweet little suckers need no introduction. They are like…little soft pillows, filled with happiness and joy and then off topped with a little bit of heaven. You do get what I’m saying, right?!? Ingredients: For the dough: 1 lb of glutinous rice […]

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