Category Archives: Desserts/Sweets

  • Steamed Rice Cake

    Posted on February 10, 2017 by admin in Desserts/Sweets, Side Dish, Vegetarian.

    This is something that my mom use to make when I was younger. Ingredients: 2 cups glutinous rice flour (important that it is glutinous for it to rise) 1/3 cup sugar powder or as needed 2 cup water 2 teaspoons instant yeast 2 tablespoons warm water 1/2 teaspoon baking powder You will also need: A rice steamer […]

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  • Scraped cucumber

    Posted on May 7, 2015 by admin in Desserts/Sweets, Side Dish, Vegetarian.

    This Hmong dish is just as it sounds and is fairly easy to make once you get the hang of scrapping the cucumber. My mother loves this and eats it a lot during the summer through late fall. She uses Hmong cucumber which has a slightly lemony taste. My wife and kids also love it […]

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  • Tapioca in Coconut Milk (nab vam or three color desert)

    Posted on May 4, 2012 by admin in Desserts/Sweets, Vegetarian.

    This sweet drink is a nice treat commonly served at celebrations and large events. It’s also nice on a hot summer day or as a dessert. Traditionally it has multiple parts (color layers) with different variations and degree of difficulty. I sometimes make a simplified version of it when I don’t have time. It can […]

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