Tan Phong Islet in Mekong Delta

Tan Phong Islet

Tan Phong Island in Tien River is administrated by Tan Phong commune, Cai Lay district, Tien Giang province. Tan Phong Island was formerly Cu Island under Dinh Vien district and composed by 6 beautiful islands with a total area of 2,430 ha. With its alluvial and freshwater during the year, Tan Phong retains the convenient position in […]

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Cho Gao Grilled Pork Cake

Cho Gao Grilled Pork Cake

Cho Gao district in Tien Giang province (Mekong Delta) is famous for Grilled pork cake (Cha nuong). The food is not only cooked for meals but also festivals, death anniversary, first birthday party. The main ingredient of this dish is pork shoulder which becomes more tender as it cooks and benefits from a lengthy cook time. […]

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Bloating fern-shaped cake at Hang Bong market

Bloating Fern Shaped Cake At Hang Bong Market

Bloating fern-shaped cake (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 to some people, “beo” […]

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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 Bun goi da) 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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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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