Lotus stem salad

Lotus stem salad

As a refreshing dish for hot days, the lotus stem salad is healthy, vibrant, delicious and certainly crunchy. (Sep 16, 2017)


Grapefruit pudding

  Jul 30, 2017
Grapefruit Puddingis a popular dessert in Can Tho city. Although this dish is widely available all over Vietnam, the porridge made in Can Tho has a special flavor that can be found nowhere else.  

Van Am - Eye-catching meat balls of Hanoians

  Jul 09, 2017
'Van Am' (five colored meat balls) is a nice offering by Hanoians to their ancestors on the occasion of Tet (lunar New Year) festival. The dish is a version of the familiar Jelly pork in which pork paste is mixed with different colors to create multi-colored meat balls floating beautifully in a bowl.  

My Long Rice Papers

  Jul 01, 2017
My Long Rice Papers is a special food from the coconut growing area of Ben Tre. 

‘Banh giay’ of Nung ethnic people in Lao Cai

  Jun 18, 2017
In the chill of the northern mountainous regions, visitors travelling to markets of ethnic minority communities in Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province may be attracted to hot round cakes decorated in green, black and white. 

Hanoi exchange programme for culinary culture opens

  Jun 17, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi Exchange Programme for Culinary Culture officially opened on June 16, located behind King Ly Thai To Monument, Hoan Kiem district, in the capital city. 

Goi Buoi Tom ( Pomelo salad with shrimp)

  Jun 11, 2017
If you are passionate about the pure sour and sweet of pomelo, “goi buoi tom” is definitely what you are seeking for as a good appetiser in summer days.  

Culinary artisan Ton Nu Thi Ha: for her last project

  Jun 07, 2017
NDO – Artisan Ton Nu Thi Ha from Hue City, Thua Thien – Hue province, born in 1943, is producing her last project, publishing a book drawing on her passion for Vietnamese cuisine. 

'Manh cong' cake - authentic flavor of ancient Hanoi

  Jun 04, 2017
'Manh cong' cake is an ancient Hanoi dessert that embodies the ancient tastes and also the spiritual values of Vietnam’s capital city.  

Festival honours hundreds of southern specialities

  May 24, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Southern Culinary Festival officially opened on May 24 in Ho Chi Minh City, honouring over 250 foods and 100 sweet soups and cakes from the southern provinces and cities.  

Lau mam (salted fish hotpot)

  May 21, 2017
“Lau mam” is a southern specialty and an amazing marriage of preserved fish and hot-pot as well. Guests are certain to love it at the first sight due to the eye-catching beauty of large dishes of colourful vegetables and the favour of the broth, made from salted fish that is cooked until its meat and bone are separated, greasy and sweet-smelling.  

Ear Cake – A tasty food in Phu Tho

  May 13, 2017
In the past, people in Phu Tho referred to Ear Cake as Hon Cake, a tasty food that is served every day. But don’t be worried, the name of this cake has nothing to do with human ears or animal ears.  

Vietnamese food festival in Bangladesh

  May 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Bangladesh held a three-day traditional cuisine festival in the capital city of Dhaka between May 5 and 7. 

Hue Sour Shrimp

  Apr 30, 2017
Sour Shrimp is one of the most sought-after specialities of the old capital of Vietnam. When they first come to Hue and taste this dish, visitors from other regions must be really amazed and surprised.  

Cong cake (Tube cake)

  Apr 09, 2017
This is a popular traditional food in Can Tho city. The cake is called Cong cake because the tool used to make this cake looks like a tube.