• Banh cuon

    Banh cuon

    17/09/2011 01:28

    Among other members of the extended noodle family, bnh cuốn almost ranks first. It is a paper-thin steamed rice flour pancake, much like delicate sheets of fresh rice noodles. The pancakes are plucked off of the linen steamer base, and immediately rolled with minced pork and...

  • Nem chua - Vietnamese fermented pork roll

    Nem chua - Vietnamese fermented pork roll

    15/09/2011 09:15

    Nem chua is a meat roll with a sweet, sour, salty and spicy taste which makes the mouth salivate with each bite. Nem chua possesses the local character of each region of Vietnam, due to the differing ingredients and sauces used. Most versions of Nem chua can be distinguished by their...

  • Come to My Tho for tasting Hu Tieu

    Come to My Tho for tasting Hu Tieu

    15/09/2011 09:11

    Back in the 1960s, a shop in My Tho, 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City started serving this dish. Ever since then, its reputation has grown to become a very well known meal in Vietnam. It is said that the most delicious noodle soup is made with Co Cat rice, from the most famous rice growing...

  • A unique “banh xeo” in Vietnam

    A unique “banh xeo” in Vietnam

    15/09/2011 09:07

    Like the salad roll, the “banh xeo” is a do-it-yourself dish that involves the messy but delicious process of wrapping the crepe in lettuce with cilantro and basil. Though the filling might fall out on your table, you will be completely lost in the crispy, warm combination of...

  • “Banh Phu The”– Vietnamese conjugal cake

    “Banh Phu The”– Vietnamese conjugal cake

    15/09/2011 09:04

    The conjugal cake is normally served at Vietnamese weddings and used as a wedding invitation or taken by the man’s family to the woman’s family on engagement day. The stickiness of the cake is said to signify the stickiness of the marriage ties. Traditionally, a guy would...

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