Vietnamese Mochi in Sweet Ginger

*There’s a video tutorial at the end of this blog post.

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Craig adding some sesame to his mochi

I made this dessert about two weeks ago when we invited our friend Peter, a retired Australian chef living in Hoi An, over for dinner. Most restaurants in Hoi An serve Western cakes for dessert, and you wouldn’t discover the Vietnamese traditional desserts without a local “connection”. Plus it was raining cats and dogs that week, so I decided to make a Vietnamese traditional warm dessert, chè trôi nước, for that dinner.
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