Sweet Vietnamese Bakes: A Dessert Lover's Tour of Southeast Asia (Paperback)
50 Recipes for Mooncakes, Bao Buns, Che, Custards, Sweet Soups and More!
Explore the delicious world of Vietnam’s dessert scene with this authentic collection of recipes from baker Tara Nguyen. These baked goods and frozen treats take you on a tantalizing culinary tour of the country—from ceremonial cakes to ever-popular street stall sweets. Whether you want to re-create the nostalgic dishes of your childhood, or explore Southeast Asian flavors in your baking, these delectable recipes will walk you through how to make dishes like:
Honeycomb Cakes (Banh Bo Nuong)
Durian Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Pia Sau Rieng)
Vietnamese Baguettes (Banh Mi Viet Nam)
Custard Bao Buns (Banh Bao Cadé)
Salted Egg Yolk Savory Cake (Banh Bong Lan Trung Muoi)
Coconut Milk Buns (Banh Mi Sua Dua)
Vietnamese Brioche Breads (Banh Mi Hoa Cuc)
Banana Sago Pudding (Che Chuoi Bot Bang)
3-Color Dessert (Che Ba Mau)
Sesame Balls (Banh Ran Me)
Tara helps you execute each recipe perfectly, with detailed instructions and helpful tips on sourcing and working with Southeast Asian ingredients. These beautiful bakes will help you bring the creamy, comforting flavors of Vietnam’s most famous desserts into your kitchen no matter where you live!