Category: Dessert

How to make Matcha Mooncakes with Red Bean Filling

Matcha (green tea) is probably one of the most popular health food at the moment. The full-of-life green colour of matcha powder, which is essentially the ground leaves of a special type of green tea, is a tell-tale sign of its many great health benefits. Certainly in Vietnam and many other Asian countries, matcha-flavoured desserts have […]

How to make snowskin mooncakes (cold Singaporean style)

I first tried Singaporean snow-skin mooncakes a few years ago when I happened to travel to Singapore during Mid-Autumn Festival. The ingredients of a Singaporean snow-skin mooncake are relatively similar to those of Vietnamese one: the crust is made of glutinous rice and traditionally white (hence the ‘snow’ in ‘snow-skin’), the filling is usually made […]

How to make traditional baked Mooncakes (recipe)

Mid-Autumn Festival (Tết Trung thu in Vietnamese) takes place on the 15th  of the eighth month of the Lunar calendar, when the full moon is said to be the largest and brightest of the whole year. For me, as a child, and for every other child in Vietnam, Tết Trung thu is not only a […]

“Baby” Tiramisu cake recipe

I love coffee. Seriously, it smells like freshly ground heaven! I pretty much have expanded the coffee horizon to a whole new level, from drinking the plain black dark roast to putting it in savoury dishes… And of course, how could I resist trying every possible dessert recipes with coffee? Being a sweet lover I […]