Red glutinous rice wine - A special drink in Thanh Hoa
The wine is a special drink of Muong people in Thanh Hoa, but has become a symbol of the entire province. The wine is made from red glutinous rice, a unique type of rice that only Muong people can grow.
Coconut jam - A favorite dessert of Vietnamese people
Coconut jam, which is the great combination of coconut meat, sugar and milk, is the favorite dessert of many Vietnamese people.
Mi Quang - Central Viet Nam’s “must-try” delicacy
Viet Nam is famous for its diverse cuisine and culture and each region has its own seductive signature dishes. As Pho is to Ha Noi and beef rice noodle soup…
A Nha Trang delicacy worth the search
Nha Trang delicacy banh uot Dien Khanh is often missed by visitors, who often only know of  the province for its numerous beaches.
Pork summer roll - A specialty of Da Nang
Pork summer roll is a specialty of Da Nang that satisfies even the most demanding gourmet. Made from common meat such as pork, this dish has gained a universal reputation in Da Nang and many other regions in Viet Nam.
O mai – Ha Noi’s delicious nosh
In the past, visitors always bought boxes of salted or sugared dry fruits on Hang Duong Street as gifts.
Fried tiny shrimp served with dry pancakes
The Mekong Delta, a large area in southern Viet Nam, is where the Mekong River empties into the sea. Thanks to the alluvium of the Mekong River, this region has many food specialties.
Lotus stem salad   (Sep 18, 2017)
Lotus stem salad
As a refreshing dish for hot days, the lotus stem salad is healthy, vibrant, delicious and certainly crunchy.
Gio sausage roll: meat pounded to perfection
If rice is a staple of Vietnamese daily meals, then gio (Vietnamese sausage) is considered the staple of special occasions, such as Tet (the Lunar New Year), wedding parties and ancestors’ death anniversary.
7 things to buy in a Vietnamese market
Viet Nam's diverse markets stretch from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City to offer a very unique shopping experience. A walk around the Vietnamese markets gives a perfect opportunity to see some exotic, wondrous and crazy delights.
Clam and star fruit soup   (Sep 11, 2017)
Clam and star fruit soup
Each region in Viet Nam has different terrains, soil and climate that provide abundant sources of food for the locals. In summer, when the harvest of clams and star fruit begin, the locals in the central region often cook a sour soup using these two ingredients.
Thorn leaf cake - A rustic cake of Hai Duong
'Banh gai' or thorn leaf cake is an inexpensive but very delicious food, popular in the northern province of Hai Duong. The cake has long been an traditional offering at festivals and a traditional gift at longevity parties.
Lotus seed sweet soup – the essence of Ha Noi cuisine
Summer is the time for colourful flowers to bloom in Ha Noi, and the lotus – Viet Nam’s national flower – is one of the most beautiful. When lotus flower season hits in June, it is time for Hanoians to start cooking something refreshing and healthy to keep themselves cool in the summer weather. When it comes to heat-relieving foods, lotus seeds sweet soup is…
The taste of Ha Noi’s autumn   (Sep 05, 2017)
The taste of Ha Noi’s autumn
Ha Noi’s autumn is also the season for com or young sticky rice flakes. Com can be eaten directly or enjoyed with bananas like a snack. It can also be mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including cha com (Vietnamese com sausage) and com xao (browned green sticky rice).
6 dishes you will want to taste in Viet Nam
Whether it is a hot bowl of pho or fresh veggie rolls, every dish that is tasted on the Viet Nam holiday is certain to be wondrous. A great aspect of the Vietnamese cuisine is that it has a strong emphasis on fresh vegetables to make it quite healthy. Plus, it has zesty and fresh flavours that are sourced from basil, ginger, lemon, lime and…
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