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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Soup Cake with Duck in Mekong Delta

Soup Cake

Soup Cake with Duck or Banh Canh Vit is a favorite food in Mekong Delta.  With gelatinous broth and thick rice noodles, Soup Cake with Duck is different from others such as Pho (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup), Hu Tieu (Clear Rice Noodle Soup), Bun Ca (Rice Noodle Soup with Fish) with clear broth and thin […]

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Vietnamese salted eggplant

Vietnamese salted eggplant

Vietnamese salted eggplant or Ca phao muoi is rural dish usually eaten with steamed rice in the country. Salty and crunchy salted eggplant is an essence of Vietnamese cuisine. Choosing eggplant is important, older eggplants, better food. Eggplants could be dried under the sun for about 2 hours. Stalk should be remove, the cook can […]

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Sa Sung In Vietnam

Sa Sung In Vietnam

Sa Sung in Vietnam, is a kind of earthworm which is considered as “earth ginseng”. Sa Sung in Vietnam, is about 5-10 cm long, some could be 15-40 cm long and 20 cm in diameter and 1-3 kg. When being caught, it turns itself into a ball. Its skin is tender and cool, it changes […]

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What to do in Mekong Delta?

What to do in Mekong Delta

What to do in Mekong Delta? Southern Vietnam covers the Mekong Delta, the extreme southern end of the Mekong River, and the area around Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. 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 […]

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Riding horse cart in Mekong Delta

Riding horse cart

In the past, rich people in China, France and many Western countries ride horse carts their wealth. French people brought horse-drawn vehicles into Vietnam for purpose of transportation in 1880s. These horse-drawn vehicles were pulled by 1 or 2 horses, they had 4 wheels, 2 front wheels were smaller then 2 back wheels to make sure […]

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Life in Mekong Delta Vietnam

life in mekong delta Vietnam

A complex network of rivers and channels, rich delta and unique culture are Mekong Delta’s characters which has attracted lots of tourists. Mekong Delta Vietnam is the region in Southwest Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through its distributaries. From Cambodia, Bassac River – the main distributary of Mekong River flows to the west and Mekong River […]

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Lotus – the national flower of Vietnam

lotus flower - the national flower of Vietnam

Lotus – the national flower of Vietnam. Flowers make the life of humans more interesting. Talking about flowers, Vietnamese people usually talk about lotus. Four fold song sentences any Vietnamese people also cures to know by heart: In the pond rammer, nothing is nicer than lotus, Green leaf, white flower with yellow pistil in the […]

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Water Lily In Mekong Delta (Bông Súng)

Water Lily In Mekong Delta

Water lily (bông súng – bong sung) is grown popularly in ponds, lakes in pagodas, temples and gardens in Vietnam for its beauty and easy to grow. It’s also used as medicine and foods.  Its stem is airy four-celled tube floats, adapts itself to the depth, and stiffs in shallows. Dishes with water lily stems are specialty foods of Mekong […]

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