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Vietnamese dishes submitted to Asian Records

Vietnamese dishes submitted to Asian Records

Vietnam’s Record’s Organisation has submitted 15 of the country’s most popular dishes to the Asian Record’s Organisation. The capital city of Hanoi is home to four of the nominees. 1…. Read more »

Vietnamese sour soup

Vietnamese sour soup

Canh chua (literally “sour soup”) is a sour soup indigenous to the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. It is typically made with fish from the Mekong River Delta, pineapple,… Read more »

Cheapest beer in the world – ‘bia hoi’ in Vietnam

Cheapest beer in the world – ‘bia hoi’ in Vietnam

If you love draft beer and you also love a bargain then your mecca might be northern Vietnam. Every travel show that slips through the country mentions the infamous “bia… Read more »

“Mứt Tết”, very delicious preserved fruit

“Mứt Tết”, very delicious preserved fruit

In Vietnamese New Year party, beside traditional dishes, no family can forget to make a tray of “Mứt Tết”, a cup of tea, betel and areca ready to entertain their… Read more »

Rolled Rice Pancake or Bánh Cuốn

Rolled Rice Pancake or Bánh Cuốn

Vietnamese banh cuon is different from the rice rolls found at Chinese dim sum, cheong fun, because the banh cuon crepe is extremely thin and delicate and not topped with… Read more »

Cha ca La Vong (grilled minced fish)

Cha ca La Vong (grilled minced fish)

In ancient days, there was a street selling paints, called the Paints Street. The Doan family, located at house No, 14 of this street, hit upon a new idea that… Read more »

Favorite snack in Hanoi – “Bun Dau”

Favorite snack in Hanoi – “Bun Dau”

“Bun Dau” or noodles and soya curd (we can call: bean vermicelli) is a favorite snack in Hanoi. There are also leaf of rice vermicelli (lá bún) is cut into… Read more »

Pho – Vietnamese noodle

Pho – Vietnamese noodle

Pho is a Vietnamese noodle soup, usually served with beef (pho bo) or chicken (pho ga).The soup includes noodles made from rice and is often served with Vietnamese basil, mint… Read more »

Vietnamese Young Green Rice (Com)

Vietnamese Young Green Rice (Com)

It is freshly harvested sticky (glutinous/sweet) rice that’s been toasted to bring out its delicate flavor. It can be eaten as is and out of hand. Because it’s a precious… Read more »

Cao Lau Noodle

Cao Lau Noodle

The historic trading town of Hoi An in Central Vietnam is a popular stop for tourists on the Saigon-Hanoi trail. Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, and Indian traders came to Hoi An… Read more »