“Pau Plau” Day Cake

“Pau Plau” Day Cake

Day Cake is a popular type of cake that can be found all over Vietnam, but the Day Cake known as “Pau Plau” in Lao Cai is quite a unique dish. It is made solely of rice, but its deliciousness has been tested and acknowledged by many travelers who have been to Lao Cai. (Aug 11, 2019 16:20:30)


Festival promotes quintessential culinary culture

  Jul 18, 2019 13:17:25
NDO - The International Tourism Gastronomy Culture Festival - Nghe An 2019 opened in the central province’s Vinh city on July 17. 

Vietnamese firms attend Asia’s food fair in Singapore

  Jul 18, 2019 11:33:41
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese firms are taking part in the 2019 Specialty and Fine Food Asia (SFFA 2019), which opened in Singapore on July 17. 

Porridge noodles – a famous dish in Nghe An province

  Jul 13, 2019 17:26:26
'Chao canh' (porridge noodles), a famous Nghe An specialty, is not a combination of noodles and porridge as its name suggests. 

Hanoi in world’s 20 top foodie walking tours

  Jul 12, 2019 17:22:10
NDO/VNA – Foodies to the capital city of Hanoi could not miss banh da ca (soup made with tea-coloured noodles which comes from northern Hai Phong city) and banh cuon (steamed rolled pancakes), The Guardian suggested. 

Khmer people’s mixed papaya salad

  Jul 07, 2019 15:14:32
Visitors to the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang can enjoy the local specialty, mixed papaya salad, freshly prepared by ethnic Khmer people. 

Ant’s egg rice cakes, a Tuyen Quang specialty

  Jun 23, 2019 11:32:46
'Banh nep nhan trung kien', glutinous rice cakes filled with ant eggs, are a specialty of the Tay, an ethnic group that has existed for hundreds of years in the northern province of Tuyen Quang. 

Tired of scorching summer? Feast on these foods made from sau to get refreshed

  Jun 18, 2019 12:15:32
NDO - It’s mid-June and if you’re living in Hanoi, you must be driven crazy by its unbearably hot weather over the past few days. But just chill out, sit back and enjoy these special dishes made with a fruit called sau to refresh yourself. 

Roasted grasshoppers – delicacy from the rice harvest

  Jun 15, 2019 17:59:41
Roasted grasshoppers were very popular for families living in countryside as they are healthy and tasty. 

CNN lists top five must-try dishes for foreigners to try in Hanoi

  Jun 12, 2019 11:11:20
NDO/VNA - The US Cable News Network (CNN) has recently recommended five must-try dishes for foreign visitors on the streets of Hanoi, besides bun cha and world-famous pho.  

Hanoi Cuisine Culture Festival features Vietnam's famous specialties

  Jun 08, 2019 11:41:06
NDO/VNA - The Hanoi Cuisine Culture Festival which opened on June 7 features famous specialties from the country's three regions. 

World Tapa Day to be observed in Vietnamese restaurants

  Jun 04, 2019 09:59:30
NDO/VNA – The Spanish Embassy in Vietnam on June 3 held a press conference to introduce the World Tapa Day in Vietnam and activities to celebrate the event. 

Da Nang International Food Festival opens

  Jun 03, 2019 11:32:09
NDO/VNA – The Da Nang International Food Festival opened on the East Side of Dragon Bridge in the central city on the evening of June 2. 

Sticky rice with perch – Discover the secret of ‘Xoi ca ro dong’

  Jun 02, 2019 13:05:26
Sticky rice is a common dish, which can be found in almost every corner of Hanoi. But there is a unique sticky rice style served with “ro dong”, a local perch that can only found in rice fields. 

Banh hoi long heo (fine rice vermicelli cake with pig tripe)

  May 26, 2019 15:34:42
'Banh hoi long heo' is a typical breakfast dish for locals in Quy Nhon, the capital of Binh Dinh Province, but you can also find many shops selling this dish in the evening.