Riding horse cart in Mekong Delta

Riding horse cart

In the past, rich people in China, France and many Western countries ride horse carts their wealth. French people brought horse-drawn vehicles into Vietnam for purpose of transportation in 1880s. These horse-drawn vehicles were pulled by 1 or 2 horses, they had 4 wheels, 2 front wheels were smaller then 2 back wheels to make sure […]

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Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish In Mekong Delta

Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish

Being crispy outside but tender inside, smelling, pretty delicious and healthy is highlight of Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish (Ca Tai Tuong Chien Xu) – a specialty food of Mekong Delta. Giant gourami is a kind of freshwater fish weighing 0.5-1.5 kg. In Vietnam, they live in ponds and swamps and are called Elephant-ear fish because it looks like an elephant’s ear. The […]

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Coconut fruit in Vietnamese cuisine

coconut fruit

Coconut fruit plays an important part in Vietnamese cuisine because it’s must ingredients of enormous delicious traditional dishes. Vietnamese people have create many recipes of desserts and main dishes from fresh, light sweet coconut water and greasy coconut meat. Coconut milk – the liquid that comes from the grated meat of a mature coconut is used to cook […]

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Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu)

Chao Or Fermented Bean Curd

Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) Traditional Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) is an essence of Vietnamese cuisine. Fermented bean curd is considered as Asian cheese. This food is popular in Central and South Vietnam. According to most of Vietnamese people, Chao is buttery and salty. In addition, it has good smell which attracts […]

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Black glutinous rice in Vietnamese cuisine

black glutinous rice

Grown in North mountains of Vietnam, Black glutinous rice is rich in nutrition. It contains 6,8% protein and 20% lipid which are higher than other kinds of rice. It also contains 8 amino acid, carotene and minerals. There’s no gluten in black glutinous rice’ so that it isn’t sweet. It is good for heart, blood […]

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Traditional wine in Vietnam

Wine has been produced for thousands of years. In Vietnam, traditional wine has long played an important role in culture, cuisine and religion. Wine not only help Vietnamese people relaxed after hard working days but also must drink at traditional festivals. There are hundreds of kinds of wine in Vietnam, many of them is full of […]

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Thien Mu Pagoda in Hue

Thien Mu Pagoda

Thien Mu Pagoda (Linh Mu Pagoda) is a must visit tourist attraction of Hue city – the old kingdom of Vietnam. This is one of the oldest most beautiful and spiritual pagodas in Hue as well as Vietnam. There are many things to see at the pagoda such as unique architecture, precious objects, sound of […]

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Vietnamese stuffed bitter melon with pork

Vietnamese Stuffed Bitter Melon With Ground Pork

Bitter melon or bitter gourd is a unique vegetable-fruit that can be used as food or medicine. The melon is rich in vital vitamins and minerals so that it’s very healthy. Bitter melon contains charantin, which has been confirmed to have  a blood glucose-lowering effect, vicine and an insulin-like compound known as polypeptide-p. In addition, it’s also […]

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