Bloating fern-shaped cake at Hang Bong market

Bloating fern-shaped cake at Hang Bong market

Bloating fern-shaped cake at Hang Bong market (or Banh beo) is a familiar, strange and tasty food. An interesting fact about this cake is its name. The round and thin Banh beo looks like a leaf of green water fern (bloating fern, “beo” in Vietnamese), so that it is called Bloating fern-shaped cake (or “Banh beo”). According […]

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Tien Giang Va Cake

Tien Giang Va Cake

Va cake (or Gia cake, Banh va, Banh gia) is specialty food of Tien Giang province. Coming to Giong market in Go Cong Tay district, Tien Giang province, travelers should not miss this amazingly tasty and smelling cake. No one know when their ancestors created Banh va recipe, they only know they have eaten and taught […]

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Soc Trang goi da noodle soup

Soc Trang goi da noodle soup

A Vietnam folk song says: “My Xuyen has Goi da noodle soup. Let’s eat and feel the taste of the hometown.” Made from rice noodles, pork, shrimp, veggies, Goi da noodle soup (or Bún Gỏi Dà) is a specialty of Soc Trang province. Literally, “bun” means rice noodle soup, “goi” means spring roll, “da” means eating in […]

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Porridge with snakehead and knotgrass

Porridge With Snakehead And Knotgrass

In South Vietnam, especially Mekong Delta which is known as the bowl of rice, Rice porridge (Chao) is a favorite of most families for low price, easy and quick recipe, great taste, fulfillment, rich nutrition, and healthiness. Plain rice porridge is often eaten with braised fish. They also cook Rice porridges with pork, chicken, fish, eel, […]

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My Tho Clear Rice Noodle Soup

My Tho Clear Rice Noodle Soup

Pho beef  noodle soup has a different taste and a flavor characteristic of North Vietnam. In Central Vietnam, Quang noodle soup is a specialty food of Quang Nam province, the elegant Cao Lau dish is usually mentioned along Hoi An. Talking about Tien Giang province in Southern Vietnam, we could not miss the famous My Tho clear rice noodle soup […]

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Specialty foods in Tien Giang – Part 1

Specialty foods in Tien Giang

1. My Tho clear rice noodle soup My Tho clear rice noodle soup was recognized as Asian records, announced by Asian Records Organization in 2013. Similar to most of the Vietnamese noodle soups, Hu tieu My Tho consists of 4 part: the rich broth, the tender and sticky clear rice noodles, flavorful toppings, fresh vegetables, and herbs. The […]

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Buon Ma Thuot coffee in Vietnam

Buon Ma Thuot coffee in Vietnam

Buon Ma Thuot city (Dak Lak province) is considered as the kingdom of coffee in Vietnam. This central highlands city is well-known for its outstanding coffee and numerous cafes. In the city, you can see coffee trees everywhere, most of the families earn their living on growing, processing, brewing, selling coffee. Nothing is easier than finding a cafe and drinking a cup […]

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