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"Com chay" - a tasty dish of Ninh Binh
"Com chay" (burned rice) is a simple but very crispy and yummy dish of Ninh Binh province.
15:48, 2016/03/13
International cafe show to debut in HCM City
The Vietnam International Cafe Show is debuting this year on May 12-14 at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in HCM City, showcasing products related to bakery & confectionery, food & beverage, tea & coffee industries.
08:29, 2016/01/06
Egg coffee - the best coffee in Hanoi
A milk shortage in the 1940s led an enterprising barman to cast around for alternatives – and so cà phê trúng, Vietnamese egg coffee, was born
11:17, 2015/02/22
Longest-ever Tet cake made
The Yakasa-Saigon-Nha Trang Hotel in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, has set a new record for its giant-sized traditional Tet cake, which is 40 metres in length, as part of the activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
17:22, 2015/02/21
Banh Tet - Traditional cake in southern Vietnam during Tet
Banh Tet (round glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake in southern provinces on the occasion of the lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake), which is more popular in the northern region.
12:25, 2015/02/11
Cultural beauty of Hai Hau’s traditional longan cake
As the Lunar New Year (Tet) nears, residents in Ward 6 of Yen Dinh town, Hai Hau district in the northern province of Nam Dinh are hurrying to complete hundreds of longan cake batches from morning till midnight.
13:28, 2015/01/27
UK magazine honours Vietnamese food
The Huffington Post website has run an article to explain why people should start eating Vietnamese food.
12:36, 2014/11/16
Vietnamese food, handicrafts enthrall Egyptian Bazaar
Vietnam joined 13 other Asian countries to attend the Asian Food and Crafts Bazaar, which was held by the Asian Diplomats` Spouses Association (ADSA) in Cairo on November 15.
16:16, 2014/11/10
Cham curry – specialty of Cham people in An Giang
The local Cham community mainly follows Muslim, creating unique cultural features from mosque architectures to housing designs or traditional costumes. Among traditional cultural traits, culinary is a pride of Cham people there, especially for their curry dishes.​
16:01, 2014/11/04
Egg coffee makes world top 10 best drink list
Vietnamese egg coffee has been cited one of the world’s top 10 drinks by Buzzfeed, an American online social news and entertainment giant.
09:00, 2014/10/16
The sweet cake delicacy of Binh Dinh
The central coastal province of Binh Dinh is renowned for a wide selection of food and drink specialties, including Bau Da rice liquor, nem (fermented pork roll), cha (ground meat), tre (minced pork wrapped in guava and banana leaves) and hong (pink) cake.
15:05, 2014/08/18
Czech people interested in Vietnamese dishes
A Czech survey shows up to 85% of the country’s respondents enjoy Vietnamese food cooked at Vietnamese restaurants in capital Prague.
10:29, 2014/06/17
Banh Khot Goc Vu Sua: top option for tourists
Banh Khot is a cake made from rice flour. There are fried shrimps insde and always served with raw vegetables, fresh chilli, special shrimp paste sauce.
15:08, 2014/03/06
Quy Nhon fish paste recognised as Asian specialty
“Cha ca Quy Nhon” (Quy Nhon fish paste), a specialty of central Binh Dinh province, has been recognised by the Asian Records Organisation (ARO) as one of Asian specialties.
14:12, 2014/03/04
Thua Thien-Hue moves to protect specialties
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will select 3 or 4 of its products to register collective marks under a strategy to promote local specialties during the 2014-2015 period.
16:36, 2014/02/27
Traditional Vietnamese dishes highlighted in Prague
Traditional Vietnamese dishes are the major highlights of an Asian culinary week being held in Prague, the Czech Republic, from February 26 to March 4.
14:45, 2014/02/20
When “phở” becomes more special
The vegetarian “phở” does not pervade its flavors like the “phở” cooked with chicken or cow meat. However, it has a particular flavor, which is naturally sweet and so refined.
11:02, 2014/02/20
Hornets served as delicacies in Mekong Delta
Farmers in the Mekong Delta have turned the black and yellow scurge of an insect into tasty dishes.
15:30, 2014/02/17
Top five tea specialties of Viet Nam
The Viet Nam Record Organization recently published the list of 50 gift specialties which were nominated by localities, tourism agencies, domestic and foreign tourists. Of which, there remain top five tea specialties:
15:39, 2014/01/27
Five-fruit tray sends Tet traditional flavours
A “Mam Ngu Qua” (five-fruit tray) on the ancestral altar during Tet holiday symbolizes the admiration and gratitude of the Vietnamese to their ancestors, also demonstrates their aspiration for prosperity.
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