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

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

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. (Jun 18, 2019 12:15:32)


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. 

Vermicelli soup with crab sauce: A must-try Pleiku special

  May 18, 2019 17:28:59
Bun mam cua (a black, pungent crab noodle rice vermicelli soup with crab sauce) is a must-try specialty for visitors in Pleiku city in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai. 

Distinctive Hanoian flavours to be highlighted at food culture festival in June

  May 17, 2019 16:32:37
NDO – The second Hanoi food culture festival will take place at Thong Nhat Park in Hanoi from June 7 to 9, with the aim to introduce the distinctive flavours of the capital city and different areas of Vietnam to visitors. 

Banh Khoai (Fried sweet potato cake)

  May 12, 2019 16:44:57
'Banh khoai' is an interesting choice for the youths in cold winter days. In chilly evenings, on the crowded streets in the rush time, charming aroma of 'banh khoai', 'banh chuoi' spreads to every corners, making the passers ravenous. 

World leading chefs to attend International Food Festival

  May 09, 2019 16:58:15
NDO – The 2019 International Food Festival will be held in the central city of Da Nang from June 2-6, featuring the participation of 14 world leading chefs. 

Pia in Son La

  Apr 28, 2019 16:17:50
NDO- Visiting Son La without eating Pia is seen as a failure. Some people say that after just the first try, this dish will never leave your memory. But what exactly is the great secret behind this speciality of Son La? 

Taste of Australia to take place in May

  Apr 24, 2019 11:31:55
NDO/VNA – The Embassy and Consulate General of Australia in Vietnam announced their plans to host the fourth edition of the Taste of Australia programme at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 23. 

Pig skin cake – a treat not to be missed

  Apr 21, 2019 14:48:58
NDO/VNA – ‘Banh da lon’ (literal translation “pig-skin cake”) can easily be found in many places in Vietnam in local markets or on the streets. 

Yen Mac fermented spring roll

  Apr 13, 2019 18:09:37
No one can say how long this simple dish has belonged to the Ninh Binh people but it has been a familiar dish both with local people and also for visitors from near and far. 

Roast Pork – A speciality of Lang Son province

  Apr 07, 2019 15:54:45
Roast Pork is not only a speciality of Lang Son but also an inevitable gift between two families in a wedding of the Tay (and Nung) ethnic group. 

Vietnamese food ranks among top favourite cuisines: YouGov

  Apr 05, 2019 14:15:39
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese cuisine is among the top 15 favourite cuisines in the world, according to a survey conducted by YouGov, a UK global public opinion and data company. 

Fried sweet potato cake: A delightful popular Vietnamese dessert to indulge in

  Mar 31, 2019 14:03:24
Fried cakes made from sweet potatoes and wheat flour are a delightful popular dessert in Vietnam. They would be an unforgettable memory for somebody discovering Vietnamese street food. 

Xoi Xeo - a popular sticky rice in Hanoi

  Mar 23, 2019 18:30:31
There is nowhere in Vietnam that so many types of sticky rice- or “xoi” present like they do in Hanoi. But standing out among the various kinds, “xoi xeo” is not only creative art with a sophisticated combination of ingredients and color but the sophistication even leaks out to its odd name.