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Chocolate Pots de Crème

Chocolate Pots de Crème
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Chocolate pots de crème is chocolate French custard or pudding. It is richer and more indulgent than an regular pudding. And the method is more like making a custard. With so much going on lately, I’ve been finding myself craving chocolate…a lot. Stress eating just a little. I was craving something easy and very indulgent.
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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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Cassava Cake

Cassava Cake
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This is a baked version of the steamed cassava cake that I grew up on. I’m not sure why, but for the past year or so, I had been on a mission to find a baked alternative. It’s not like the steamed version is harder or takes any longer. But perhaps in my mind a
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Banana Fritters

Banana Fritters
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Banana fritters (Kuay Taod or Kuay khek) is a popular street food in Southeast Asia. You can find them at festivals and parties. Here in the States, and especially for me, they are more of a comfort food. It’s fried, crunchy, a little sweet, and nutty from the sesame and coconut. Throw in a scoop
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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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