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 eat at BBQ restaurants in Saigon?

saigon street food tour - BBQ restaurants in Saigon

Gathering at night at BBQ restaurants in Saigon and BBQ stalls to eat grilled dishes, drink some beer and talk about everything around the world has become a part of culture. Most of Vietnamese people prefer grill foods themselves at restaurants/stalls. Marinated foods, charcoal, grill grid, food tong are set on tables so that dinners […]

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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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