Category: Cuisine

  • Best Vietnamese food to enjoy in Hue

    Hue city is not only famous for its old charming architectures but also for its rich and unique cuisine. About two thousands of Vietnamese traditional dishes take their origins from […]

  • Chu Rice Noodle

    Chu rice noodle is one of the most well-known food specialty of Bac Giang province. The chewy, well-seasoned noodles can certainly satisfy even the toughest food critics. The arresting sight […]

  • Vietnamese rice pyramid dumpling

    The Vietnamese Rice Pyramid Dumpling is a simple dish that has become a favorite breakfast of many Hanoians. People can find this dish in small stands o­n any street in […]

  • Vietnamese square sticky rice cake – Banh Chung

    Banh Chung cake is a traditional and irreplaceable cake of Vietnamese people in the Tet Holidays. Making “Banh Chung” is the traditional way to express gratitude to their ancestors.

  • Salted dry apricot O Mai

    O mai mo is salted dry apricot or sugared dry apricot that is a favorite nosh for many people in Hanoi and other provinces.

  • Baby basket clams rice – Com Hen

    Baby basket clams rice (com hen) is a Vietnamese rice dish originating in Hue. It is made with baby mussels or basket clams and leftover rice and is normally served at room temperature.

  • My Quang rice noodle soup

    My Quang rice noodle soup is a variety of Pho (rice noodle soup). My Quang are also made from rice and soused with soup as serving. My quang is similar to Vietnam’s most popular dish Pho and chicken or pork soup (Hu tieu).

  • Vietnamese sour spring roll – Nem Chua

    The Vietnamese Sour Spring Rolls “nem chua” are made from rustic ingredients, namely ground pork thigh, minced pork skin, chili, garlic, fish sauce, sugar, salt, those are mixed, pressed and then naturally fermented by tender fig or guava leaves.

  • Hanoi green rice flake cake – Banh Com

    Banh com is not only one of the indispensable offerings during wedding ceremonies and ancestor-worshipping days, but is also a specialty that any visitor to Hanoi will want to buy for their friends and relatives as a present. For many years, Hang Than Street in Hanoi has been well-known for Banh com.

  • Husband and Wife Cake – Banh Phu The

    Banh phu the (literally “husband and wife cake”) or banh xu xe is a Vietnamese dessert made from rice with mung beans stuffing wrapped in a box made of pandan leaves. The dessert was traditionally given by a suitor but is now part of many wedding banquets.

  • Vietnamese sticky rice cake Banh It

    Sticky Rice Cake Banh It is a specialty of Binh Dinh. Originating in Binh Dinh Province on the central coast, “banh it la gai” has become a veritable specialty of that region of Vietnam.

  • Vietnamese cudweed cake – Banh Khuc

    Banh khuc is a Vietnamese traditional cake. Bank khuc cake is mostly known in Northen Vietnam. It’s a rice ball made from glutinous rice, green bean, pork, spices and, most importantly, cudweed (khuc).