Nem chua (Vietnamese fermented pork roll) is a unique dish of Vietnamese food culture, made from fresh pork and other special spices.
“Bun bo Hue is the greatest soup in the world," Anthony Bourdain said in a CNN article "On the hunt for bun bo Hue". Anthony is not alone as many others also shared the American chef’s feelings when they tried the rice vermicelli soup.
Originally created by peddlers from Nam Pho Village in Phu Vang District in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, banh canh Nam Pho (Nam Pho rice noodle soup) has now become one of the most versatile dishes among Vietnamese noodle soup dishes.
One who eats Cha tom nuong (grilled shrimp rolls) of Thanh Hoa during early winter will never forget its distinctive flavour.
Unlike the abovementioned cakes, khoai cake contains many ingredients and goes through totally different processing procedures.
Those who visit Ha Noi during this time of the year should savor cha ruoi, a specialty made from sand worm widely available in the sea.
A district in Dong Thap, Sa Dec is most famous for its unique cuisines which reflect the remarkable culture and traditions of the southern province. In Sa Dec, you can find a plethora of delicious traditional dishes such as beef hot pot, spring roll, and especially Hu Tieu Noodle.
'Banh Canh Ghe' is an amazing Vietnamese dish of thick rice and tapioca noodles with crab. It's a delicious street food in Southern Viet Nam.
Banh Da Lon or “pig skin cake” is a Vietnamese steamed layer cake made from tapioca starch, rice flour, mashed mung beans, taro, or durian, coconut milk, water, and sugar. It is sweet and gelatinously soft in texture, with thin (approximately 1cm) colored layers alternating with layers of mung bean, durian, or taro filling.
The northern province of Thanh Hoa has been fertilised by alluvium from the Ma River for thousands of years, therefore its agricultural sector has strongly developed. Using an abundant resource of agricultural products, the locals create many delicious dishes, including Banh cuon (steamed rolled rice cakes).
Many people know about Ninh Hoa District, Khanh Hoa Province, through its famous sour meatball. However, there is another type of meatball that is by no mean sour but has also become a well-known food. Called grilled meatball, it is an inevitable dish of local people as well as of visitors from outside the regions.
The lotus holds a special place in Vietnamese hearts, culture and history. The lotus flower is Viet Nam’s national flower.