Sour pork – specialty of Muong ethnic minority in Phu Tho province

Sour pork – specialty of Muong ethnic minority in Phu Tho province

Sour pork is a specialty of the Muong ethnic minority group in Thanh Son district, Phu Tho province, in Vietnam’s northern region. This dish is a mainstay of the Muong people’s Lunar New Year festivities. (Jan 17, 2021 11:03:50)


Vietnamese culinary culture promoted in Argentina

  Dec 11, 2020 18:04:35
NDO – Vietnam Culinary Culture Days, themed “Vietnam’s taste”, officially opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10, aiming to introduce Vietnam’s traditional food and cultural features to international friends. 

International Food Festival opens in Hanoi

  Dec 07, 2020 11:21:57
NDO – The International Food Festival 2020 was held at Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound in Hanoi on December 6, with the participation of nearly 143 pavilions representing embassies, foreign relations departments, non-governmental organisations and foreign cultural centres in Vietnam. 

Sour sausages have Hai Phong locals puckering in delight

  Nov 29, 2020 13:06:41
An eatery in Hai Phong City has attracted patrons for over three decades with its tasty sour sausages, made of fermented pork meat and skin. 

‘Banh chung gu’: A specialty of Red Dao ethnic group in Ha Giang

  Nov 22, 2020 09:35:46
Different from ‘banh chung’ (square glutinous rice cake) of the ethnic majority Kinh, the Red Dao ethnic group in Hà Giang has their own cake known as ‘banh chung gu’ (hunchback glutinous rice cake). 

Programme brings out the distinct flavour of Central Highlands

  Nov 20, 2020 17:03:32
NDO – A programme opened at the Gia Lai provincial museum on November 19 to highlight the distinct flavours of the Central Highlands. 

'Chim gau' cake of Cao Lan people in Tuyen Quang Province

  Nov 07, 2020 09:18:08
NDO - “Chim gau” (spotted dove) cake is a unique dish of the Cao Lan ethnic group in Tuyen Quang Province. 

Quail egg cakes, variety of toppings allure patrons to Saigon market

  Oct 31, 2020 11:32:59
Rich baked quail eggs combined with the flavors of sausages, dried shrimp and shredded pork are trending in Saigon. 

Remembering Nam Pho “banh canh” in Hue

  Oct 18, 2020 12:57:23
NDO - It is often said that Hue is very quiet and sad in winter, especially when rain pours from day to day. However, the announcement of “Let’s eat Nam Pho 'banh canh' (thick noodle soup)” may dispel the sullen feeling and the cold. 

Ha Long hand-made squid paste: A delicacy of Quang Ninh province

  Oct 14, 2020 09:49:23
NDO – 'Cha muc' (squid paste) is a delicious dish which has won the favour of both local residents in Ha Long City and tourists. It tops the list of must-try dishes for visitors to the northern province of Quang Ninh 

‘Com am phu’: A heavenly dish from Hue

  Oct 11, 2020 10:59:27
The ancient city of Hue often sees people enquiring about its cuisine, which not only boasts many exotic delicacies, but also some weird names. And names do not come any weirder than ‘com am phu' (hell rice). 

'Bac' cake reflects Giang Xa villagers’ soul and culture

  Oct 03, 2020 09:42:21
Giang Xa Village in Hanoi’s Hoai Duc District is famous for its delightful ‘bac’ cake (fried cake made from sticky rice, ‘gac’ fruit and green bean), a delicacy which has existed for more than a hundred years. 

Ca Nuong Do (steamed broiled fish) in Hoa Binh province

  Sep 27, 2020 15:36:35
The locals in Hoa Binh province seem quite passionate about steamed dishes and “ca nuong do” is one of which. 

Coconut milk custard cake

  Sep 19, 2020 16:25:38
Tourists can savour Ben Tre’s sweets for dessert at the Ba Beo stall on Hung Vuong Street, where the signature dish is the coconut milk custard cake. 

Small-anchovy sauce

  Sep 12, 2020 17:55:44
Small-anchovy sauce (mam ca ro) is made from a small variety of anchovy that has softer bones and greater savouriness.