Tri-spine horseshoe crab dishes in Vietnam

Tri-spine horseshoe crab dishes

Living in shallow marine waters, tri-spine horseshoe crab has hard shell having 20 cm diameter, 8 small legs under stomach and a long tail. Tri-spine horseshoe crabs mate for life, a male weighing about 1/2 kg always is on the back of female weighing about 1 kg. In Vietnam, tri-spine horseshoe crab symbolizes for fidelity in marriage, people […]


What to eat in Hoi An – Hoi An Food?

hoi an food

Hoi An ancient town is a must tourist destination in Central Vietnam with lots of things to do: see old houses and beautiful architecture, peaceful rivers and boats, delicious specialty dishes, twinkle and colorful lanterns at night. No trip to Hoi An is complete without tasting local dishes. In ancient town, there are enormous eating […]


Grilled snail patty in banana leaves

Grilled snail

Smelling and delicious Grilled snail patty in banana leaves (Cha oc nuong la chuoi) originated in Hanoi – the birth place of many famous Vietnamese foods. Cha oc nuong la chuoi is a perfect blend of all ingredients: smooth ground pork, tough snail meat, greasy pork fat, crunchy wood ears, fragrant lemongrass, lemon leave and hot ginger. […]


Foods for feast days in Mekong Delta

In Mekong Delta, death anniversary is a chance for family members, relatives and neighbours gather to cook and eat delicious foods. Each region has its own menu at death anniversary. In Mekong Delta, they usually serve stew, hot pot, question cake with toasted pork, stuffed bitter melon with pork, braised pork and egg in caramel, […]


Use of lotus in Vietnam

Lotus - the national flower of Vietnam

Lotus is very popular in Vietnam. There is a wide range of uses of this kind of plant and flower. Below are the most popular uses of lotus in the country. 1. Beautiful flowers Vietnamese loves flowers, especially lotus flower which is the national flower. Lotus flower has an elegant beauty and good fragrant which attract […]


Grilled Beef in Wild Betel Leaves

Grilled Beef

Grilled Beef in Wild Betel Leaves or Bo La Lot is very famous street food in Vietnam. This amazing food is popular in Saigon, it could be found at many street food stalls and restaurants in the city. What is Bo La Lot, how to eat it, why does it win the hearts of most […]


Chinese Desserts – Sweet soup in Saigon

Chinese Desserts - Sweet soup in Saigon

1. Ching bo leung or Sam bo luong Ching bo leung is one of the most favorite delicious Chinese sweet soup in Saigon. Served cold with ice, refreshing Ching bo leung is the best choice to eat and beat the heat on summer days. It’s cooked from Chinese dried apples, dried seaweed strips, lotus root, water chestnut, dried longan, Job’s […]