Enjoying a much-loved cake from the Ta Oi people of Thua Thien Hue
“We are lucky to have a chance to enjoy a special dish (locally known as banh a quat or loved cake) made by the Ta Oi ethnic people of A Luoi District of Thua Thien Hue Province,” said Hanoian Nguyen Thi Bang.
Italian culinary culture introduced in Hanoi
In order to introduce typical and high-class Italian cuisine to tourists and Hanoi residents, Sheraton Hanoi Hotel in coordination with several Italian partners in Vietnam organised a series of Italian…
Mon sen – A specialty of Hue
Mon sen – A specialty of Hue   (Mar 14, 2022)
Mon sen is a local plant found only in the Tam Giang Lagoon in the central province of Thua Thien Hue. It is one of the most popular ingredients for…
Quang Nam - style turmeric rice vermicelli: invoking delicious memories
For gastronomists, the Quang Nam - style turmeric rice vermicelli is a must-try dish. The specialty boasts a unique taste that can win the hearts of food lovers and bring back sweet memories among Quang Nam people who live far away from their hometown.
A cake to worship ancestors   (Mar 02, 2022)
A cake to worship ancestors
Ginger-shaped cake is a traditional dish of Cham ethnic people living in the central province of Ninh Thuan and the southwestern region. The traditional cake is also seen at Ba Thu Bon festival taking place in Thu Bon Village in Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province.
An Lac - style steamed thin rice pancake
The specialty from An Lac Village, Dong Giang Ward, Dong Ha City, Quang Tri Province, wins the heart of food lovers due to tasty flavors and vivid colors of its ingredients
Culinary interaction in the Mekong Delta
Kinh (ethnic Vietnamese), Chinese, Khmer and Cham peoples who live together on the same swathes of land in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have retained their own cultural identities. There have been also interactions which show the uniqueness of this region, particularly when it comes to cuisine.
Stingray hotpot – Vung Tau’s popular specialty
Stingray hotpot may sound like a somewhat bizarre fish dish, but it is actually one of the most popular seafood dishes in the coastal city of Vung Tau.
Grape fruit flower tea – a specialty of Hanoi
Vietnam’s traditional tea art is neither sophisticated like the Japanese tea art nor complicated like the Chinese one. There are many types of tea in Vietnam, grape fruit flower tea is no doubt one of the most renowned, and a truly specialty of Hanoi.
Pink cake: A sweet treat from Vietnam's coconut capital
The central province of Binh Dinh is famed for its spectacular landscapes and unique delicacies that can't be found elsewhere. ‘Banh hong’ (pink cake) is one such dish and the dessert is made from the local sticky rice genre named ‘ngu’, which is fragrant and soft.
A sweet treat in Can Tho   (Jan 13, 2022)
A sweet treat in Can Tho
Chuoi nep nuong (grilled banana wrapped in sticky rice crust) is a popular dish in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. The dish is characterized by a crispy crust of sticky rice outside and a core of sweet, soft banana inside, plus the tasty flavor of coconut milk dip.
The best way to taste Vietnamese coffee
The flavor of Vietnamese coffee always leaves an unforgettable impression for any first-time drinker.
A Hanoian dish which originates from Saigon
Bun nem ran, deep fried spring roll with white vermicelli, is originally from Saigon, a southern city. However, when it comes to Hanoi, the dish has been considerably modified to suit the taste of Hanoians.
Thanh Hoa’s tasty fermented pork rolls
The fermented pork rolls from Thanh Hoa Province offer a delicious flavor unforgettable to food lovers.
"Bun day": A must-try dish in Binh Dinh
Binh Dinh is not only well known nationwide for its seafood dishes, such as fried squid with garlic sauce but also the traditional handmade ‘bun day’ (vermicelli).