A Saigon street food tour in Co Giang street food area

Co Giang street food area

Co Giang Street and its neighboring streets in District 1 is famous for lots of street foods stalls which were established tens of years ago and serve very exotic Vietnamese street foods. Saigon foodies call this area Co Giang street food area. Because this street food street is located in the center of Saigon, you […]


List of Vietnamese foods

Noodle dishes Soup cake (with crab/fish cake/duck/pork leg): Bánh canh (cua/chả cá/vịt/giò heo) Soup cake (Banh canh) is a noodle soup but it isn’t called noodle soup because it’s different from other Vietnamese noodle soup. The broth of some Vietnamese rice noodle soups is clear while the broth of Soup cake (Banh Canh) is gelatinous. The […]


Vietnamese water lily bulb sweet soup (Che cu sung) 

Vietnamese water lily bulb sweet soup

Vietnamese sweet soups (Chè) are the most popular desserts in Vietnam. There are various Vietnamese sweet soups in different regions in the country. A simple Black bean sweet soup can refresh you in the evening. Mung bean sweet soup with tangerine peel warm your stomach at night. A glass of Pomelo sweet soup at a street food stall […]


Vietnamese lesser yam pudding (Che cu tu)

Vietnamese lesser yam pudding

Let’s make the delicious Vietnamese lesser yam pudding (Chè củ từ): Ingredients: Lesser yams: 200g Water: 1l Sugar: 150g Tapioca starch: 50g Directions: Wash and peel lesser yams, cut them into cubes with a side of 1 cm. Cook lesser yam cubes until tender. Add sugar, stir until the sugar is dissolved. Mix tapioca starch and […]


Mountain yam sweet soup – a specialty food of Huong Son

Mountain yam sweet soup

Hương Sơn is a district in the North Central Coast of Vietnam. It is part of Ha Tinh Province. The charming Huong Son land is not only famous with Huong Tich cave which is considered as the most beautiful cave in Vietnam, Perfume pagoda festival, Yen spring but also specialty foods including Chè lam and […]


Condensed milk, mung bean and jelly dessert in Hue

Condensed milk mung bean and jelly dessert in Hue

Condensed milk mung bean and jelly dessert in Hue (Chè sữa, Che sua) is a favorite dessert in Hue. The greasy condensed milk, buttery mung bean, and crunchy jelly can surprise your family. Let cook it with us: Ingredients: To make jelly: Agar: 7g Water: 300ml Condensed milk: 1 soup spoon To make mung bean sweet […]


Vietnamese corn sweet soup recipe

Vietnamese corn sweet soup

Vietnamese corn sweet soup is good for health and so cheap in Mekong Delta! Here is another recipe for Corn sweet soup which is more complex: Ingredients: Corns: 20 Shredded coconut meat: 300g Glutinous rice: 100g Pandan leaves: 10 Salt: 1 teaspoon Sugar: at your wish Steps: Peel, wash, slice corns. Pound a half of corns. Soak […]


Black sesame sweet soup (Chi ma phu) in Hanoi

Black sesame sweet soup

Black sesame sweet soup (Chi ma phu) in Hanoi is a Chinese dessert. It is called Chí mà phù, Xí mà in Vietnamese. It has become one of the most favorite food of local people and visitor for approximately 100 years. When winter comes, Glutinous rice dumplings in ginger syrup (Banh troi tau), Mung bean sweet […]


Mung bean sweet soup with tangerine peel (Luc tau xa)

Mung bean sweet soup with tangerine peel

Mung bean sweet soup with tangerine peel (Lục tàu xá, Lục đậu sa, Luc tau xa, Luc dau sa) has been brought to Hanoi, Vietnam by Chinese people. Hanoi people have change the recipe to meet their taste. The food has become a very familiar part of elegant local life. No one knows exactly when […]