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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Duck Blood (Tiet Canh Vit) in Vietnam

Duck Blood Or Tiet Canh Vit

Duck blood (Tiet canh vit) is one of Vietnamese traditional food which has won the hearts of many dinners in the country. Vietnamese people don’t throw away blood of animals and poultry but use blood as ingredient of delicious dishes. They can boil or steam the blood to make Blood pudding used to top Hue […]

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Vietnamese family meal

Vietnamese Family Meal

Vietnamese family meal, A Vietnamese folk song says: “Shrimp antenna is cooked with gourd guts Both husband and wife sip and enjoy the dish.” Despite the poor and lack of delicious foods, Vietnamese family has still enjoyed simple and cheap dishes. Vietnamese family meal symbolizes for union and love. It has played an important part in […]

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Vietnamese dipping sauces

Vietnamese dipping sauces

Vietnamese dipping sauces Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Cham) graces the tables at most Vietnamese meals. There are hundreds of dipping sauce recipes from North to South Vietnam. Recipes depend on local preferences and personal tastes. Each region has its favorite dipping sauces, each household has her own recipes. Most of Vietnamese dipping sauces are made […]

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Pyramid glutinous rice cake (Banh u)

Pyramid glutinous rice cake

Pyramid glutinous rice cake or Banh u is one of the most delicious traditional Vietnamese cakes. It’s a must food at Vietnamese worm-killing festival. Banh u is also favorite food at Vietnamese weddings and death anniversaries. There are many Pyramid glutinous rice cake recipes which depend on local preferences and products. However, all Pyramid glutinous rice […]

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Tay Ninh Rice Paper

1. Dew-wetted rice paper or Banh trang phoi suong Rice paper after being dried under the sun It’s a big miss if visitors coming to Tay Ninh don’t eat the specialty Dew-wetted rice paper with boiled pork leg, fish sauce dip, herbs and vegetables. Dew-wetted rice paper originated in Trang Bang – a town of Tay […]

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