Cuttlefish Egg Cake

Cuttlefish Egg Cake

In Vietnam, a folk song says: “Câu mực tuy cực mà vui Khoái ăn trứng mực, lui cui câu hoài” (“Fishing cuttlefish is hard but happy Loving eating cuttlefish egg, keep fishing”) From February to May, cuttlefishes have eggs. Buttery cuttlefish egg is a favorite food in Dat Mui, U Minh, Ca Mau province, Vietnam. Locals use cuttlefish eggs to […]

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Pau Plau Round Glutinous Rice Cake

Round Glutinous Rice Cake

Chung Cake (Square Sticky Rice Cake) and Day Cake (Round Glutinous Rice Cake) are the most popular Vietnamese traditional cakes. These two cakes represent pious in Vietnam in a famous story which most of Vietnamese people have been told since they were young. Square Sticky Rice Cake represents for the Earth while Round Sticky Rice Cake represents for […]

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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 […]

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What to eat on Mekong Delta Tour full day?

mekong delta tour full day

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 feature prominently here. Life in the delta revolves around the river, and as such this is the only real way to view and understand it. Would you like to be […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Vietnamese Roasted Crab With Tamarind Sauce

Vietnamese Roasted Crab

Mother Nature gives Vietnam different kinds of crabs (which are ingredients of many authentic dishes from crab. Healthy and delicious Vietnamese Roasted Crab With Tamarind Sauce (Cua Rang Me) is a favorite dish in Vietnam. It is a perfect blend of salty, sweet, sour and hot tastes. Tamarind sauce – the key ingredient adds flavor to this […]

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