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  • Ube Mochi Churros Recipe made with Trader Joe’s Ube Mochi Waffle Mix

    June 25, 2021Van

    I just can’t get enough of Trader Joe’s Ube Mochi Waffle Mix! My local Trader Joe’s in Austin still had plenty of boxes yesterday, so I grabbed a few more and decided to make something a little fun with it. I’ve made Waffles filled with Nutella and Ube Jam, I’ve also made Ube Mochi Donuts…

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  • Trader Joe’s Ube Mochi Waffles filled with Ube Jam and Nutella Recipe

    June 16, 2021Van

    Trader Joe’s Ube Mochi Waffle Mix is one of my favorite Trader Joe’s products – sadly it’s only available in the beginning of summer so be sure to check your local Trader Joe’s for the mix.  The mochi waffles turn out crisp on the outside and fluffy and chewy on the inside!  Today I used…

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  • Vietnamese Baked Chicken Recipe (Gà Nướng)

    June 12, 2021Van

    Vietnamese Baked Chicken (Gà Nướng) is an super easy dish to prep, the secret to this delicious dish is in the marinade, it’s packed with flavorful ingredients like oyster sauce, fish sauce (umami!!), five spice, garlic and honey.   Cooking it is pretty hands off as well, it’s baked for about an hour, you just…

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  • Din Tai Fung Cucumber Salad Recipe

    June 11, 2021Van

    Din Tai Fung’s Cucumber Salad is one of their most popular appetizers, I order it almost every time I eat there.  It’s light and refreshing, with a hint of spice – the crisp cucumbers are tossed in a  dressing made with Din Tai Fung’s signature chili oil and a tiny bit of sesame oil –…

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  • Trader Joe’s Teriyaki Chicken Bowl Recipe

    June 10, 2021Van

    Make delicious  teriyaki chicken bowls at home using Soyaki , Trader Joe’s unique teriyaki sauce.  It’s the best flavor if you grill the chicken on a bbq (California-style), seriously tastes better than most restaurants!  Top it with your favorite veggies and I always love adding  sliced avocado to my bowls.   Calrose Rice is what…

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  • Trader Joe’s Baked Ube Mochi Donut Recipe

    May 30, 2021Van

    Dash, drive or fly to your nearest Trader Joe’s and pick up a box or two of their Ube Mochi Pancake & Waffle mix!  Of course you can make yummy waffles, but  you can also make baked Ube Mochi Donuts with them 🤯 they turn out like slightly chewy cake donuts (these aren’t the same texture…

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  • Vietnamese Tuna & Fried Egg Banh Mi Recipe (Bánh Mì Cá Thu & Trứng ốp la)

    April 30, 2021Van

    Bánh Mì is one of the most iconic dishes of Vietnam, it represents the French influence in Vietnamese cuisine and continues to morph and transform even more in the U.S. Bánh Mì is typically filled with a flavorful protein, then stuffed with pickled daikons, carrots, cumbers, cilantro and chilis – the melding of the different…

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  • Light and Crispy Tempura Batter Recipe

    April 23, 2021Van

    Tempura, one of Japan’s most famous and best-loved dishes – seafood and vegetables coated in a special batter and fried to perfection.  It’s hard to find great tempura at a restaurant and even harder to make great tempura at home.  I’ve been trying to perfect my batter for years and I’m still tweaking it, but…

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  • Vietnamese Iced Coffee Hack Recipe using Trader Joe’s Instant Cold Brew Coffee

    April 17, 2021Van

    The only sweetened coffee drink I enjoy is Vietnamese Iced Coffee, it’s extra strong coffee with sweetened condensed milk – creating the perfect balance of bitter and sweet, the flavor reminds me of coffee gelato ☕ Traditionally it’s made with a Vietnamese phin coffee press (recipe here), but this short cut version using Trader Joe’s Instant…

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  • Ningyo-Yaki Waffle Maker Recipe (Japanese Doll Cakes filled with Anko)

    April 16, 2021Van

    Ningyo-Yaki are small cakes in the shape of dolls filled with anko (sweet red bean paste) – they’re a popular treat at one of my favorite places in the world, Asakusa Tokyo.  Typically, they are made with cast iron molds over a gas grill in various shapes such as cats, birds, lucky gods, and even Hello Kitty –…

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