Red glutinous rice wine in Thanh Hoa

Red Glutinous Rice Wine In Thanh Hoa

Red glutinous rice wine or Ruou nep cam is a specialty drink of Muong people in Thanh Hoa. The wine has become the symbol of the province for its unique color, outstanding taste, and sweet smell. The name of the wine refers to the ingredient to make it. The wine is made from red glutinous rice which only can […]

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Five-colored steamed glutinous rice in Ha Giang

Five Colored Steamed Glutinous Rice In Ha Giang

There are not less than ten steamed glutinous rice (Xoi) recipes in Vietnam from easy to difficult, from savory to sweet. Five-colored steamed glutinous rice (or Xoi ngu sac) is an authentic dish in Ha Giang – a province in the northeast region of Vietnam. Xoi ngu sac has five colors: white, red, green, purple, […]

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Ninh Binh Burnt Rice

Ninh Binh Burnt Rice

Ninh Binh province is famous for beautiful sights such as Trang An, Bai Dinh pagoda, Tam Coc Bich Dong, Phat Diem church, etc. However, a trip to this province could not be considered as complete without tasting various Ninh Binh specialty foods including local paddy field eel salad, Kim Son rice noodle soup with pork ball, […]

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Braised Shrimp in Fish Sauce and Caramel

Braised Shrimp In Fish Sauce And Caramel

Shrimp is delicious and nutrient-rich so that it has been a favorite food of many people. There are thousands of shrimp recipes in the world. In Vietnam, Braised Shrimp in Fish Sauce and Caramel or Tom kho tau is a traditional food which is usually served with steamed rice for meals in Vietnam. The dish is cooked from shrimp, […]

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Grilled snakehead wrapped in young lotus leaves

Grilled Snakehead Wrapped In Young Lotus Leaves

A Vietnamese folk song says: “Thap Muoi đẹp nhất bông sen, Việt Nam đẹp nhất có tên Bác Hồ.” (“Lotus flower is the most beautiful in Thap Muoi, Name of Ho Chi Minh is the most beautiful in Vietnam.” The folk song is about the beauty of Dong Thap province with lots of lotuses. The province […]

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Vietnamese Shrimp Crackers

Vietnamese Shrimp Crackers

Vietnamese shrimp crackers or Banh phong tom play an important part in Vietnamese cuisine. They are usually eaten as snacks or served with many Vietnamese salads. They are not only a favorite food at home meals but also served at important events (Tet, Mid-autumn festival, wedding, death anniversary). Banh phong tom is made from many types […]

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Hanoi Goi Cake

Hanoi Goi Cake

The traditional Goi cake is considered as the essence of Vietnamese cuisine. Goi cake looks like a beautiful small pillow so that it is called Goi cake or Pillow-shaped cake (“Goi” means pillow in Vietnamese). The cake originated in Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam. It is eaten as a snack and sold at many Hanoi specialty food […]

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Ninh Binh Goat Hot Pot 

Ninh Binh Goat Hot Pot

Goat is a favorite food in Vietnam for its great taste and nutritious value. Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh province) – the old kingdom of Vietnam has a large number of mountains and vegetation is a good place to raise goats. Every day goats graze the grass on cliffs and eat leaves. With typical smell, firm and […]

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