Xíu mại is Vietnamese meatballs and it sounds very similar to the Chinese dumplings siu mai. I’m sure these meatballs are influenced by the Chinese but the only similarities between these meatballs and the Chinese dumplings are that it’s made of out ground pork and it’s steamed. These meatballs also has European influences as it’s [...]
After months of waiting, the pomelos from my parent’s trees are ready to be picked. This year we seem to have more pomelos than previous years (70+ pomelos). There are way too many pomelos for one to eat and like most years my parents will be giving most of it away to family and friends.
I’m crazy about anything mung beans, whether they are sweet or savoury. I just love how there so many Vietnamese snack foods which are made with mung beans. One of my favourite are these sweet mung bean glutenous rice balls. The thin glutenous rice layer on the outside is very soft and chewy and is [...]