Used to be an essential part of new year's celebration in Hanoi, Vietnam mung bean pudding is easy to prepare and an extremely healthy food.
Floating rice cake is essential to Vietnamese festival "Banh Troi - Banh Chay" to celebrate traditional cuisines and rice cultivation. Banh Troi is similar to Mochi (Japanese rice cake) in a way but the melting sugar cube inside the dough makes Banh Troi uniquely Vietnamese.
This recipe can yield 10 ramekins and serve 5-7 people, depending on how greedy you are!
With the addition of coconut and bread pieces, this very Vietnamese recipe will make you think twice the next time you bake banana bread.