Soup Cake with Duck in Mekong Delta

Soup Cake

Soup Cake with Duck or Banh Canh Vit is a favorite food in Mekong Delta.  With gelatinous broth and thick rice noodles, Soup Cake with Duck is different from others such as Pho (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup), Hu Tieu (Clear Rice Noodle Soup), Bun Ca (Rice Noodle Soup with Fish) with clear broth and thin […]

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Soup With Crucian Carp And Vietnamese Mint

Soup With Crucian Carp And Vietnamese Mint

At the beginning of rainy season, crucian carps appear in Thu Bon river (Quang Nam province). It’s time for locals to go fishing crucian carps using rods and nets. Crucian carp is a kind freshwater fish, it’s similar to common carp but smaller. Crucian carp is thin and 15-30 cm long. This kind of fish […]

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What to do in Mekong Delta?

What to do in Mekong Delta

What to do in Mekong Delta? Southern Vietnam covers the Mekong Delta, the extreme southern end of the Mekong River, and the area around Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Mekong Delta is often referred to as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam due its huge production of rice crop. Vegetables, exotic fruits and fishing also […]

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Riding horse cart in Mekong Delta

Riding horse cart

In the past, rich people in China, France and many Western countries ride horse carts their wealth. French people brought horse-drawn vehicles into Vietnam for purpose of transportation in 1880s. These horse-drawn vehicles were pulled by 1 or 2 horses, they had 4 wheels, 2 front wheels were smaller then 2 back wheels to make sure […]

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Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish In Mekong Delta

Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish

Being crispy outside but tender inside, smelling, pretty delicious and healthy is highlight of Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish (Ca Tai Tuong Chien Xu) – a specialty food of Mekong Delta. Giant gourami is a kind of freshwater fish weighing 0.5-1.5 kg. In Vietnam, they live in ponds and swamps and are called Elephant-ear fish because it looks like an elephant’s ear. The […]

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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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Vietnamese fermented food – a specialty of Chau Doc

Vietnamese Fermented food Or Mam Ba Khia

 Vietnamese fermented food – a specialty of Chau Doc Chau Doc (An Giang province) is famous for not only beautiful sights but also specialty foods. Chau Doc is considered as a paradise of “Mam”. Different kinds of delicious “Mam” originated in Chau Doc. “Mam” are everywhere in this town from markets to food stalls. These […]

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Life in Mekong Delta Vietnam

life in mekong delta Vietnam

A complex network of rivers and channels, rich delta and unique culture are Mekong Delta’s characters which has attracted lots of tourists. Mekong Delta Vietnam is the region in Southwest Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through its distributaries. From Cambodia, Bassac River – the main distributary of Mekong River flows to the west and Mekong River […]

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