What to eat at BBQ restaurants in Saigon?

saigon street food tour - BBQ restaurants in Saigon

Gathering at night at BBQ restaurants in Saigon and BBQ stalls to eat grilled dishes, drink some beer and talk about everything around the world has become a part of culture. Most of Vietnamese people prefer grill foods themselves at restaurants/stalls. Marinated foods, charcoal, grill grid, food tong are set on tables so that dinners […]

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Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu)

Chao Or Fermented Bean Curd

Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) Traditional Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) is an essence of Vietnamese cuisine. Fermented bean curd is considered as Asian cheese. This food is popular in Central and South Vietnam. According to most of Vietnamese people, Chao is buttery and salty. In addition, it has good smell which attracts […]

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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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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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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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Bamboo Shoots in Vietnamese Cuisine

Bamboo Shoots in Vietnamese Cuisine

Bamboo Shoots in Vietnamese Cuisine Bamboo shoots are popular around the world and has thousands of uses. This kind of tree is used as materials in building for scaffolding, bridges and houses. People can produce decorations, souvenirs, kitchenware, paper… from bamboo. Nevertheless, not many people know about that bamboo shoot is an ingredient to make lots of […]

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How to eat Vietnamese noodle soups?

Vietnamese noodle soups - bun bo ganh

How to eat Vietnamese noodle soups? How to eat Vietnamese noodle soups? This may be easy to locals but difficult to some foreigners who are familiar with knife, spoon and fork to eat. You will be served noodles with delicious broth and toppings, a plate of vegetables and herbs, lemon juice wedges, chili and dipping […]

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Vietnamese Traditional Foods from Sticky Rice

Vietnamese traditional foods

Vietnamese Traditional Foods from Sticky Rice Sticky rice is a sweet, delicious, smelling rice. 100 grams of sticky rice contains 74.9 grams carbohydrate, 8.6 grams protein, 1.5 grams lipid, 14 grams water, 0.6 gram cellulose, 0.8 gram ash, 32 milligrams calcium, 98 milligrams phosphate, 1.2 milligrams iron and some vitamins such as B1, B2, PP. Because of being […]

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Banana blossom salad

Banana Blossom In Vietnam

Nom hoa chuoi or Banana blossom salad is an authentic Vietnamese dish. Nom hoa chuoi is not only delicious but also healthy. Banana blossom easily found in the countryside of Vietnam is he key soul of this food. It’s a perfect blends of crunchy shredded banana blossom, fresh herbs, flavorful pork/shrimp/chicken, crispy crushed peanuts, sweet […]

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