Trying Thai specialties in Son La Province
Nom da trau (buffalo skin salad) and  nhot xanh cuon bap cai (green elaeagnus latifolia) wrapped in cabbage, are unique and tasty specialties of the ethnic Thai group in the northwestern province of Son La.
Squid grilled with lemongrass and chili
With a coastline of more than 3000 kilometers, Viet Nam's seafood resources are extremely rich in terms of variety. The making of seafood dishes is very creative. One of those…
Dried buffalo meat
Dried buffalo meat   (Oct 23, 2017)
All ethnic groups in the North-western region of Viet Nam have their very own cuisines that reflect their unique culture. Among these cuisines, the most popular one might be ham.…
Red glutinous rice wine - A special drink in Thanh Hoa
The wine is a special drink of Muong people in Thanh Hoa, but has become a symbol of the entire province. The wine is made from red glutinous rice, a unique type of rice that only Muong people can grow.
Coconut jam - A favorite dessert of Vietnamese people
Coconut jam, which is the great combination of coconut meat, sugar and milk, is the favorite dessert of many Vietnamese people.
Mi Quang - Central Viet Nam’s “must-try” delicacy
Viet Nam is famous for its diverse cuisine and culture and each region has its own seductive signature dishes. As Pho is to Ha Noi and beef rice noodle soup is to Hue, Mi Quang (Quang noodles) is very popular in Quang Nam Province and Da Nang City.
A Nha Trang delicacy worth the search
Nha Trang delicacy banh uot Dien Khanh is often missed by visitors, who often only know of  the province for its numerous beaches.
Pork summer roll - A specialty of Da Nang
Pork summer roll is a specialty of Da Nang that satisfies even the most demanding gourmet. Made from common meat such as pork, this dish has gained a universal reputation in Da Nang and many other regions in Viet Nam.
O mai – Ha Noi’s delicious nosh
In the past, visitors always bought boxes of salted or sugared dry fruits on Hang Duong Street as gifts.
Fried tiny shrimp served with dry pancakes
The Mekong Delta, a large area in southern Viet Nam, is where the Mekong River empties into the sea. Thanks to the alluvium of the Mekong River, this region has many food specialties.
Lotus stem salad   (Sep 18, 2017)
Lotus stem salad
As a refreshing dish for hot days, the lotus stem salad is healthy, vibrant, delicious and certainly crunchy.
Gio sausage roll: meat pounded to perfection
If rice is a staple of Vietnamese daily meals, then gio (Vietnamese sausage) is considered the staple of special occasions, such as Tet (the Lunar New Year), wedding parties and ancestors’ death anniversary.
7 things to buy in a Vietnamese market
Viet Nam's diverse markets stretch from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City to offer a very unique shopping experience. A walk around the Vietnamese markets gives a perfect opportunity to see some exotic, wondrous and crazy delights.
Clam and star fruit soup   (Sep 11, 2017)
Clam and star fruit soup
Each region in Viet Nam has different terrains, soil and climate that provide abundant sources of food for the locals. In summer, when the harvest of clams and star fruit begin, the locals in the central region often cook a sour soup using these two ingredients.
Thorn leaf cake - A rustic cake of Hai Duong
'Banh gai' or thorn leaf cake is an inexpensive but very delicious food, popular in the northern province of Hai Duong. The cake has long been an traditional offering at festivals and a traditional gift at longevity parties.