Pho (Rice Noodle Soup)
Pho, a typical dish of Hanoi people, has been existing for a long time. Pho is prefered not only in a sophisticated manner but also in the technique which is required to have sweet but pure bouillon, soft but not crasded noodle, soft and sweet smelling meat. Only in cold days, having a hot and sweet smelling bowl of Pho to enjoy would make you experience the complete flavor of the special dish of Hanoi.
Spring roll (Chả giò)
“Chả giò” (or Nem Rán in the North) is one of the most popular traditional Vietnamese food, literally meaning minced pork roll.
Hue beef noodle – the typical culinary art of Hue!
In Hue city, the former citadel of Vietnam, it doesn't take you a lot of money to dine like a King!
"Banh Chung" - the soul of Vietnamese New Year!
"Banh Chung" (Chung cake) is a traditional and irreplaceable cake of Vietnamese people in the Tet Holidays and King Hung’s anniversary (10th March Lunar). For the Vietnamese, making "Banh Chung" is the ideal way to express gratitude to their ancestors and homeland.
“Mứt Tết”, very delicious preserved fruit!
In Vietnamese New Year party, beside traditional dishes, no family can forget to make a tray of "Mứt Tết”, a cup of tea, betel and areca ready to entertain their visitors.
Banh cuon (rolled rice pancake)
Among Vietnam’s delicate specialties, "bánh cuốn” ranks top thanks to its softness, sweet fragance of cinnamon, dried onion and strong taste of minced meat and sources!
Vegetarian eating in Vietnam – same, same but different!
Vietnam is not only a rather peculiar country of North Asia with extremely friendly and helpful people but its vegetarian regional menu is also worth discussing. The majority of Vietnamese population is meat-eaters, however, there are those who prefer vegetarian cuisine and pay much attention to the issue of their nutrition and health. Many meals are prepared and sold in the streets. Therefore, you will probably need some extra guidance to thoroughly study the Vietnamese vegetarian menu.
Fish Sauce – a famous Vietnamese condiment
When having most Vietnamese food, “nuoc mam” or Fish Sauce is the indispensable spice of much deliciousness.
Cao lau Hoi An (Hoi An vermicelli)
Visitors to Hoi An never forget Cao Lau (vermicelli), the special Hoi An and Quang Nam special symbol
Com hen song Huong (Perfume River mussel cooked rice)
“Com hen Song Huong” is a dish served at room temperature, made with mussels and leftover rice. It is a complicated recipe that includes sweet, buttery, salty, sour, bitter and spicy flavors.