Vietnamese Meal

Wedding Feast in Hanoi

Wedding Feast in Hanoi

Hanoi cuisine is the gathering of many different regions. However, it is not overshadowed because of that. In contrary, it creates a unique color for Hanoi cuisine: gentlemanlike and elegant like people of Hanoi. Accordingly, Hanoi feast of wedding and especially the old feast of wedding have many difference with the other regions of the [...]
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Feast in the day of God of Kitchen

Feast in the day of God of Kitchen

Honoring the God of kitchen, people have to place in the kitchen. When praying, they have to turn on the cook to let the fire on, so the kitchen would be full for the whole year. Vietnamese suppose there are three Gods of kitchen who decide and bless the good work for the house owners. [...]
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The New Year’s Eve Meal

The New Year’s Eve Meal

The meal in the last day of the Lunar year is considered the very important and the traditional beauty of Vietnamese for generations. After the whole hard-working year, the last day of the lunar year is a summarizing chance for everything and taking about what they have experienced in the whole year. In the New Year [...]
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Traditional Meal of Vietnamese

Traditional Meal of Vietnamese

In the traditional meal of old Vietnamese, there are three main foods: rice – vegetable – fish. Rice is on the top of meal structure: “People live on rice, fishes live on water”. Vietnamese plants two types of rice: glutinous rice and plain rice. Plain rice is used in daily meal. Vietnamese also considered rice [...]
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    Vietnamese Food

    Steamed glutinous rice with ant eggs

    Steamed glutinous rice with ant eggs

    Not all kinds of ant eggs are edible. It must be eggs of black ants that build nest on the tree. The ant egg season begins from March of the lunar calendar and this period lasts over a month. Processing ant eggs is very sophisticated. These tiny eggs are cleaned gently with warm water and [...]
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    Larvae

    Larvae

    Bee larvae contain a lot of vitamins, proteins, minerals, sugars and amino acids. People in several northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang and Cao Bang process bee larvae into many dishes with various spices like shallots, fresh ginger and chopped lime leaves. Eating hot bee larvae, you’ll feel a fragrant, soft and succulent [...]
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    Coconut worms

    Coconut worms

    For many, it is fearful to see coconut worms which are as big as fingers wiggling. But with people in the southwestern region of Vietnam, they are the gift of nature, a specialty that is not always available. In the southwestern region, coconut worms are most in Ben Tre, which is the home to vast [...]
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    Vietnamese Drink

    Tea (Tra)

    Tea (Tra)

    Since long ago, tea has been planted in Viet Nam. Tea is dear to the Vietnamese people as coffee is to the European people. The province of Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, Ha Giang, Yen Bai and Lao Cai, are regions famous for their tea plant hills. There are ancients tea plants, 300 years old or [...]
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    Kim Son Wine in Ninh Binh

    Kim Son Wine in Ninh Binh

    Kim Son is the only coastal district of Ninh Binh province. Wine making is long found in Kim Son in some villages like Hoa Lac, Ung Luat, etc, but the most famous one is Lai Thanh. In order to have tasty wine, the part of choosing ingredient is the most important. The glutinous rice is [...]
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    Van Village Wine in Bac Ninh

    Van Village Wine in Bac Ninh

    Van Village is located right beside Cau River in Bac Ninh province. The ancient capital of North Vietnam was long famous for the home of Quan Ho folk song, Dong Ho traditional picture, the hometown of many talented people. Many people have crossed Cau River, drinking Van Village wine, but there are not many people [...]
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    Event - News

    American chef promotes Vietnam cuisine

    American chef promotes Vietnam cuisine

    Robert Danhi is professional chef, reputable lecturer and the author of the best Asian cuisine book in 2009 – “Southeast Asian Flavors”.  In late November, he had a field trip to film for a reality TV show about food – “Discover Vietnam with Robert Danhi” in six northern provinces including Ha Giang, Yen Bai, Phu [...]
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    Cambodia food in the middle of Saigon

    Cambodia food in the middle of Saigon

    If you have leisure time, spend some to discover the cross culture in Khmer and Vietnamese foods in Le Hong Phong market in the back of Ho Thi Ky flower market. You do not need to fly all the way to the country of temple, but you can also enjoy the Cambodia specialties in the [...]
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    Cambodia food in the middle Saigon

    Cambodia food in the middle Saigon

    If you have leisure time, spend some to discover the cross culture in Khmer and Vietnamese foods in Le Hong Phong market in the back of Ho Thi Ky flower market. You do not need to fly all the way to the country of temple, but you can also enjoy the Cambodia specialties in the [...]
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