Water Lily In Mekong Delta (Bông Súng)

Water Lily In Mekong Delta

Water lily (bông súng – bong sung) is grown popularly in ponds, lakes in pagodas, temples and gardens in Vietnam for its beauty and easy to grow. It’s also used as medicine and foods.  Its stem is airy four-celled tube floats, adapts itself to the depth, and stiffs in shallows. Dishes with water lily stems are specialty foods of Mekong […]

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What to see at Saigon local market?

Saigon local market

Saigon local market In Ho Chi Minh city, there are about 300 local markets which are familiar places for locals buy fresh fruits everyday. Most of Saigonese people who are not very busy love to buy products including fresh meat, fishes, vegetables at local market in the morning. It’s a big miss if tourists don’t visit […]

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Vietnamese stir-fried creeper snail with coconut creme

Vietnamese stir-fried creeper snail with coconut creme

One of the most special part of Vietnamese cuisine is eating snail which any foodie traveling to Vietnam should not miss. Vietnamese stir-fried creeper snail with coconut creme is favorite snail dish of lots of local for its fragrant smell and delicious taste. It’s a perfect blend of crunchy creeper snail’s meat, creamy and greasy coconut […]

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BA CHUA XU TEMPLE FESTIVAL

BA CHUA XU TEMPLE FESTIVAL IN AN GIANG PROVINCE Ba Chua Xu Festival is a famous festival in South Vietnam. Visiting South Vietnam, we should discover this festival. Firstly, we need to find out who Ba Chua Xu is. Ba Chua Xu is the goddess who is believed to have helped An Giang region people […]

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DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HUNG KINGS

“Dù ai đi ngược về xuôi, Nhớ ngày giỗ tổ mùng mười tháng ba.” (“Anybody goes anywhere. Remember the ancestor anniversary day-The lunar tenth of third month”) The ancestor here means Hung kings, the first kings having effort in building Vietnam country four thousand years ago. The above folk-song shows importance level of Death Anniversary […]

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Banh Khoai in Hue

Banh Khoai Hue Food

Banh Khoai – a delicious Hue food Vietnamese people love to eat crepes so that there are many kinds of delicious crepes around the countries. Coming to South Vietnam, tourists have chance to enjoy big and thin Banh Xeo or Vietnamese Pancake. In Central Vietnam, Banh Xeo is smaller than the version in the South. […]

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Corn Milk (Sữa Ngô / Sữa bắp)

Vietnamese Corn Milk (2)

Vietnamese Corn Milk (Sua bap/Sua ngo) Soy milk and corn milk are healthy nutrient-rich drinks for everybody. Sua bap is smelling and greasy so that it can win hearts of all ages. It is served hot or cold. Sua ngo contains fibre, vitamins, minerals, protein, carbs, sugar, antioxydant and oil. It protects us from constipation and celiac […]

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