Bánh Đậu Xanh

I don’t remember the first time I ate bánh đậu xanh. All I know is that upon entering any Asian grocery store, I (and my siblings) automatically make a beeline for the snack aisle to grab at least a box or two. It’s a form of muscle memory, the way I gravitate toward items like…

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Ngũ Quả
Folkway, Food

The five fruits in Ngũ Quả represent blessings to wish for during Tết and other special occasions: Wealth (phú); stature (quý); longevity (thọ); health (khang); peace (ninh).

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