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Breakfast Tacos

The simplest breakfast taco can be adapted to suit a variety of tastes.

Eat Voraciously Newsletter · Jan 20, 2022
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Chili Chuka (Chile-Garlic Sauce)

The tangy chile-vinegar sauce chili chuka is deemed more essential than ketchup in cookbook author Sharon Wee’s household, ranking high along with sambal belacan (shrimp paste with chile and lime; see related recipe).

Jan 20, 2022
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Keo Me Xung Dau Phong Gung (Chewy Ginger Peanut Sesame Candy)

Keo me xung is a Vietnamese candy made with peanuts and sesame seeds usually eaten during Tet (Lunar New Year), although it can be devoured year-round as a sweet treat paired with a cup of hot tea.

Jan 20, 2022
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Kue Nastar (Indonesian Pineapple Tarts)

Kue nastar is a filled pastry popular in Indonesia at Tahun Bahru Imlek (Lunar New Year) and other holidays, such as Lebaran (Eid Mubarak) and Hari Natal (Christmas).

Jan 20, 2022
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