Watermelon Seeds – Must Food at Tet Festival

Watermelon Seeds

 Watermelon Seeds – Must Food at Tet Festival Juicy, sweet and delicious watermelon is one of the most favorite fruits around the world. However, not a lot of people know that tiny black watermelon seeds aren’t useless. After being dried and toasted, these seeds become a great snack containing high level of protid, glucid, lipid, […]

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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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Coconut fruit in Vietnamese cuisine

coconut fruit

Coconut fruit plays an important part in Vietnamese cuisine because it’s must ingredients of enormous delicious traditional dishes. Vietnamese people have create many recipes of desserts and main dishes from fresh, light sweet coconut water and greasy coconut meat. Coconut milk – the liquid that comes from the grated meat of a mature coconut is used to cook […]

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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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Black glutinous rice in Vietnamese cuisine

black glutinous rice

Grown in North mountains of Vietnam, Black glutinous rice is rich in nutrition. It contains 6,8% protein and 20% lipid which are higher than other kinds of rice. It also contains 8 amino acid, carotene and minerals. There’s no gluten in black glutinous rice’ so that it isn’t sweet. It is good for heart, blood […]

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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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Duck Blood (Tiet Canh Vit) in Vietnam

Duck Blood Or Tiet Canh Vit

Duck blood (Tiet canh vit) is one of Vietnamese traditional food which has won the hearts of many dinners in the country. Vietnamese people don’t throw away blood of animals and poultry but use blood as ingredient of delicious dishes. They can boil or steam the blood to make Blood pudding used to top Hue […]

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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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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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