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Traveling In Ben Tre And Enjoy Delicious Food With Coconut Palms

The coconut tree not only yields the delicious and versatile nut, but also other parts that go into some amazing dishes Known as the land of coconuts, Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta evokes a rural image of the palms … Continue reading

Traveling And Enjoying Royal Banana In Ha Nam Province

Chuối ngự, Ha Nam Province’s ‘royal’ banana, being sold in a market in neighboring Nam Dinh town. Visitors to the northern province of Ha Nam should not miss the chance to enjoy chuối ngự, a banana variety that grows best in … Continue reading

Trying Unusual Foods In Central Vietnam

Central Vietnam may be a barren land but it has given the country many delectable food items.  Among them are fermented fish intestine and fermented squid. There are some kinds of fish whose intestines too are delicious. Tuna, for instance. … Continue reading

Enjoy Bún đậu mắm tôm – A Popular Street Food Of Vietnam

When talking about the street food culture of Viet Nam, one can’t forget to mention “bún đậu mắm tôm” – noodles with tofu and shrimp paste. Shrimp paste or “mắm tôm” is popular in many parts of Asia including Viet … Continue reading

15 Vietnamese Dishes Nominated As Asian Records

Pho (noodle), cha ca La Vong (fried fish), bun cha Hanoi (vermicelli and grilled chopped meat), banh da cua Haiphong (rice pancake with crab soup) … are among Vietnamese cuisines that are nominated as Asian records. The list of nominees … Continue reading

Enjoy Cu Do Cake – A Traditional Candy Of Ha Tinh Province

Kẹo Cu-đơ originated in the central province, the brainchild of a man who gave a delicious twist to traditional candy Kẹo Cu-đơ is made from natural ingredients like peanut, cane molasses, malt powder, sesame, and ginger. Peanut is a tasty item … Continue reading

Enjoy Curry In District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

No one knows exactly when curry became a hit in southern Vietnam. Some assume it came here by way of Thailand. Others believe it was a dish picked up as the Kinh expanded southward and absorbed the Indic Cham communities. When … Continue reading

Enjoy Bun Rice Noodles In Vietnam

After sampling a smattering of Vietnamese fare, it is fair and rather fitting to inquire, “how do you like your noodle Bun?” Bun, popularly translated as ‘rice noodles’, is a staple of Vietnamese cuisine and one of the most popular … Continue reading

Experiences Of A Foreigner About Vietnamese Food

For those of us not lucky enough to hail from southern Vietnam’s year-round tropical climate, summer’s departure is the time of year our lives slow down and turn indoors. As the nights become longer and the days colder, many of … Continue reading

Tu Hai – A Delicious Seafood In Vietnam

Snout Otter Clam (tu hài) is a specialty of Cat Ba Island, Hai Phong district. Actually, it’s so hard to find out the reason why it was named “tu hài”. Its original name sounds like a Chinese name that is … Continue reading