• Pig skin cake, a traditional food in southern Vietnam

    Pig skin cake, a traditional food in southern Vietnam

    10/04/2017 09:13

    Pig skin cake  (bánh da lợn in Vietnamese) is a Vietnamese steamed layer cake made from tapioca starch, rice flour, mashed mung beans, taro, or durian, coconut milk and/or water, and sugar. It is sweet and gelatinously soft in texture, with thin (approximately 1 cm)...

  • Vietnamese lotus tea, a quintessence gift of nature

    Vietnamese lotus tea, a quintessence gift of nature

    07/04/2017 08:27

    Vietnamese lotus tea becomes the spirit of Vietnamese culture that brings philosophy and respect. an ideal place to enjoy Vietnamese lotus tea is under  the eaves. Traditionally, tea drinkers cross their leg, sit on the timber trestle bed, contemplating the scene,recite a poem, talk,...

  • Khuc cake (banh khuc), a traditional food of Hanoian.

    Khuc cake (banh khuc), a traditional food of Hanoian.

    28/03/2017 09:17

    The cake is a rice ball made of glutinous rice mixed with cudweed - most important ingredient and filled with green bean paste, pork, and spices. Cudweed grows during lunar January and February, when the drizzling rain lasts all day, and it can be found along the edges of rice fields....

  • Must-try street food in Ho Hoan Kiem street, Hanoi

    Must-try street food in Ho Hoan Kiem street, Hanoi

    13/03/2017 07:16

    Ho Hoan Kiem street is also called Hang Che street, but under French colonial time, it was named Philharmonique. The street was changed to Ho Hoan Kiem street in 1945, after August Revolution.  Only 52 meters long, the name of the shortest street is similar to another name of Sword Lake...

  • Vietnamese prawn and noodle salad with lime, lemon grass and ginger dressing

    Vietnamese prawn and noodle salad with lime, lemon grass and ginger dressing

    22/07/2013 05:37

    200g (7oz) cooked king prawns a cucumber, quartered, seeds removed and finely sliced 2 carrots, peeled and finely sliced 1 red onion, finely sliced 1 red chilli, seeds removed and thinly sliced 1 tbsp coriander leaves, plus 1 tbsp for garnish 1 tbsp mint leaves Finely sliced...

  • Cao Lầu – Hoi An style noodle with pork and greens

    Cao Lầu – Hoi An style noodle with pork and greens

    17/07/2013 03:49

    It is an ancient town that belongs to Quang Nam province of Central Vietnam. As the UNESCO World Heritage site, Hoi An is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Vietnam. eventhought you might see more tourists than local here, the town is really well preserved and organized. In...

  • Enjoying specialty of Hai Phong city: Tamarind crab

    Enjoying specialty of Hai Phong city: Tamarind crab

    07/06/2013 07:28

    The main factor makes this dish successful is the freshest crabs. Tamarind crab has amazingly simple and quick recipe. This dish is served as fried crab with sweet-sour tamarind sauce, basil, garlic, and chili. It is easy to do but you ought to remember that the sour of tamarind is quite hard...

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