Developing Vietnamese culinary tourism

Developing Vietnamese culinary tourism

NDO – Recently, at the 26th World Travel Awards 2019 for Asia and Oceania, Vietnam was honoured for the first time in the category of Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination. The event is evidence confirming that the attractions of Vietnam's tourism is increasingly spreading on the world tourism map, meanwhile it is also an opportunity to promote Vietnam's image to the international tourism community. It is also considered as a rich treasure for "smokeless industry" to exploit and create unique tourism products with Vietnamese identity. (13 hours ago)


Fish cake noodles - a Phan Rang speciality

  Oct 06, 2019 16:46:27
Besides its pristine beaches and white sheep herds, Phan Rang in Ninh Thuan Province is also famous for its cuisine, especially fish cake noodles. 

Michelin star chefs gather in Hanoi for Culinary Stars week

  Oct 06, 2019 12:31:23
NDO – Eighteen leading culinary stars from around the world, including eight decorated Michelin star chefs, are taking part in the second edition of the Metropole Culinary Stars week hosted by Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi from October 6 to 13. 

Tom kho (Vietnamese simmered prawn)

  Sep 22, 2019 16:15:43
As is the case with many other seafoods, “tom”( prawn) is a nutritional food and very good for our health. 

Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash

  Sep 15, 2019 15:12:42
Vietnam is the country of cakes made from sticky rice. One of those is banh gio (or banh tro), a cake made from glutinous rice soaked in ash water. 

'Cay' cake - A specialty of Thai Binh province

  Sep 08, 2019 10:48:27
Each locality in Vietnam has its own specialty that it is proud of. Visitors to Nguyen or Nguyen Xa village, in Dong Hung district, Thai Binh province are always invited to eat ‘cay’ cake, which is made of glutinous rice well blended with fat and ginger. 

Thit Lon Thui Luoc (“boiled smoked pork”)

  Sep 01, 2019 13:00:59
The dish is certain to bring tourists an impressive and unforgettable feeling through its rustic and moreish taste. 

‘Che con ong’ - A heart-warming Vietnamese specialty

  Aug 31, 2019 16:47:43
Vietnamese cuisine includes many types of che (pudding), including 'che con ong', which is called “honeycomb-shaped pudding” because the dish’s grains of rice resemble a hive of bees. 

Cao Bang steamed rolled pancakes - A delight to one’s sense of smell and taste

  Aug 25, 2019 12:13:27
Among the well-known offerings of Vietnam’s street food, ‘banh cuon’ (steamed rolled pancakes) is consistently ranked a top choice. 

“Pau Plau” Day Cake

  Aug 11, 2019 16:20:30
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. 

Pickled mustard greens – a popular side dish of Vietnamese people

  Aug 04, 2019 15:16:41
“Dua muoi” (pickled mustard greens) is a popular side dish for Vietnamese people all over the country. 

Vietnam introduces its culinary culture in Osaka

  Aug 03, 2019 17:02:01
NDO – The Vietnam Food Day opened at the headquarters of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Osaka, Japan on August 3, introducing the Vietnamese culinary culture to locals. 

Xeo cake in Quang Binh

  Jul 27, 2019 17:06:34
In a nutshell, xeo cake of Vietnam is somehow familiar to Crêpes of France. The visitors can find Xeo Cake in many places thorough the country, but to taste one of the most unique recipes, you must visit Quang Binh. Xeo cake there is made of red rice; it is best accompanied by banana fish, Vietnamese salad, fresh herbs and fish sauce. 

Lotus Seed Sweet soup – the Essence of Hanoi Cuisine

  Jul 21, 2019 11:02:28
Summer is the time for colourful flowers to bloom in Hanoi, and the lotus – Vietnam’s national flower – is one of the most beautiful. 

Nghe An’s 50 eel dishes establish Vietnam record

  Jul 19, 2019 11:45:58
NDO – A programme on processing and performing 50 dishes from eel, which is the highlight of the International Tourism Gastronomy Culture Festival - Nghe An 2019, was recognised in the Vietnam Book of Records, on July 18.