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Bua Loy

Bua Loy
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Bua Loy, literally translates to floating lotus. And one can see where this dessert got its name when you see the glutinous rice balls floating in the sweetened coconut milk. It’s chewy with subtle flavors. Similar to mochi balls, except that they have been boiled and steeped in sweetened coconut milk. Though this dessert may
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Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake
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This super moist coconut cake with whipped cream cream cheese and toasted coconuts has won over the family, young and old alike. It’s not very sweet, but so aromatic and even the family members who typically don’t like cake saved a second piece for later. This cake is dedicated to and was made for my
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Coconut Flan with Pandan

Coconut Flan with Pandan
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This super easy recipe for coconut flan features a nice Asian twist with pandandus leaves. The smooth custard with subtle pandan flavors reminds me of khao pard, except more custardy. I was in dessert heaven. It’s so smooth and the flan itself it’s not too sweet. I think it would have been even better if
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Salee Haw Kaab

Salee Haw Kaab
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Salee haw kaab, which literally translate to corn wrapped in husk is a lesser known Lao dessert made of sticky rice, coconut and corn. The ingredients are traditionally pounded together in a mortar and pestle, sweetened and then steamed. It’s similar to khao thom, which is the coconut sticky rice with banana parcels steamed in
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Kanom Nab

Kanom Nab
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This is one of my favorite desserts. It’s  made of caramelized coconut stuffed in glutinous rice dough wrapped in banana leaves and steamed. You can find these in markets all over Southeast Asia, but here they usually make appearances on special occasions and celebratory events. Typically, they are a favorite offering during Alms Givings. Perhaps
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Coconut Creme Filled Doughnuts

Coconut Creme Filled Doughnuts
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These are fluffy yeast doughnuts, fried, tossed with sugar and filled with a coconut pastry cream. I’m not sure what I was thinking when I decided I wanted to make yeast doughnuts from scratch. I’ve attempted before, but my preferred doughnuts to make are the baked ones. They just don’t take quite as long. With
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