Sa Ky fish paste: A savoury delight of Quang Ngai

Sa Ky fish paste: A savoury delight of Quang Ngai

NDO - Spicy stir-fried snails, seaweed salad on Ly Son Island, shrimp pancakes, sea shell porridge, and chicken rice are within the list of tourists’ must-try dishes in Quang Ngai Province. But it must be a big mistake without mentioning ‘cha ca’ (fish paste) - a savoury delight to one’s smell and taste. (Mar 29, 2020 14:56:12)


Banh mi xiu mai

  Mar 07, 2020 20:46:45
Ideally eaten for breakfast or brunch, "banh mi xiu mai", pork meatballs in hot gravy sauce with crispy bread, is a distinctive dish in Da Lat, a resort town in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.  

‘Pho’ cooked with medicinal plant materials: A strange combination but it really works

  Mar 06, 2020 17:40:55
NDO – ‘Pho’ and medicinal plant materials are two ingredients which are often thought to not be harmonious when mixed together. However, it may come as a surprise that when mixed, they create a delicious dish of savoury broth and aromatic medicinal herbs. 

‘Cha tom’ (grilled shrimp rolls): A delicious dish of Thanh Hoa Province

  Feb 29, 2020 11:52:01
NDO/VNA - Anyone who eats Cha tom nuong (grilled shrimp rolls), a delicious dish of Thanh Hoa Province, will never forget its distinctive flavour. 

Smoked pork

  Feb 16, 2020 16:11:01
One cannot say they have explored northwestern Vietnam fully if they have not tried the "pork hung up in kitchen", otherwise known as smoked pork. 

Smaller, tastier, healthier: the Van Dinh duck

  Feb 09, 2020 14:32:26
The name of Van Dinh village in Hanoi's Ung Hoa district will ring a bell in the minds of traditional food aficionados all over the country. For hundreds of years, the 'Vit co Van Dinh' (small-sized duck of Van Dinh) has been well known for its special taste and featured on the menu of many restaurants. 

‘Chao hau’, an unforgettable dish from Quang Binh

  Feb 03, 2020 10:01:51
NDO/VNA – Quang Binh is known far and wide for its virgin beaches and natural landscapes, and also a specialty known as Chao hau (oyster congee). 

Chancing upon taste of the homeland while abroad

  Jan 27, 2020 10:56:08
NDO – As a Vietnamese, one will be intensely proud that Vietnamese cuisine has been further established and widely spread around the world. It does not just imply the popularity of Vietnamese food but also of Vietnamese culture among international friends. Phong Diep, a journalist of Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper, recalled her memories of chancing upon the taste of Vietnamese during her trips abroad. 

Phu The cake: An eternal symbol of love of husbands and wives

  Jan 26, 2020 11:58:45
NDO/VNA – Have you ever been to a traditional Vietnamese wedding and happened to see a couple of small cakes wrapped in an attractive layer of green leaves? Well, everything has its own story and with the wedding season vibe in the air, today’s story is about Phu The cake – one of the symbolic specialties of Vietnamese wedding culture. 

‘Goi la’: An interesting twist on the ‘spring roll’ in Kon Tum Province

  Jan 22, 2020 12:11:16
NDO - Every day, in the afternoon and late evening, Tran Cao Van Street in downtown Kon Tum Province becomes crowded with foodies who come to taste ‘goi la’, a savoury dish which features fresh green leaves, pork, shrimp and sauce. 

Chau Doc fish noodle soup

  Jan 18, 2020 17:00:47
'Bun ca Chau Doc', or Chau Doc fish noodle soup, originated in Cambodia before people in the Mekong Delta tweaked it to fit their taste. Now it can be found almost everywhere in Chau Doc Town of An Giang Province, 250 km west of Ho Chi Minh City. 

'Pho cuon': An attractive variation of Pho

  Jan 12, 2020 14:41:37
If you love Hanoi Pho (noodle), you will be amazed when enjoying ‘Pho cuon’ (fresh rice noodle rolls), an attractive variation of ‘pho’. 

Banh can (mini egg pancakes) in Phan Rang - Thap Cham city

  Jan 05, 2020 15:02:32
'Banh can' (mini egg pancakes) is one of favourite kinds of cakes in Phan Rang - Thap Cham city, the southern province of Ninh Thuan. 

Snakehead fish noodle soup

  Dec 28, 2019 18:01:16
Ha Tien Town in Kien Giang Province, known for its beautiful beaches, boasts some unique delicacies, including snakehead fish noodle soup. 

Bun nuoc leo, a specialty of Tra Vinh’s Khmer ethic group

  Dec 21, 2019 15:02:45
Tra Vinh is famous far and wide for a specialty locally known as 'bun nuoc leo' (noodle soup with sauce made from different fish) which was invented by the Khmer ethnic group.