Vietnamese Cuisine

Top must-try Vietnamese desserts

Vietnamese desserts vary extensively in flavors and origins but they all taste divine. They are mainly made from rice, sugar cane, and fruits, especially coconuts. There are so many dishes we could speak about, but here are the most tempting desserts you shouldn’t miss when visiting Vietnam.

All you need to know about Hu Tieu, Vietnamese noodle soup

Have you ever heard of one of Vietnam’s signature dishes, a pork noodle soup called Hu Tieu? In the crazy maze of Vietnamese cuisine, Hu Tieu is one option you should choose to try at least once. The origins of Hu Tieu can be traced back to the Chinese and the Cambodians who created and later made this dish popular in Saigon. It has now become ...

The unique foods of Ha Long Bay you should not miss

Apart from stunning landscapes, Ha Long is also a food paradise in Vietnam, especially seafood. In particular, the seafood in Ha Long is really diverse. There are many distinct dishes that other coastal areas don’t have. Besides seafood, some other local dishes are famous as well. Let’s explore all of these delicious dishes through this article.

The art of banh trang, Vietnamese rice paper

Have you ever held a Vietnamese roll in your hand and wondered what it was made from? Your friend told you it was rice paper, banh trang, but you are 100 percent sure that you’ve been told that a couple of times before when you were eating totally different dishes. Confusing, right?

10 delightful Vietnamese drinks you should not miss

Vietnamese cuisine is world-famous, but few visitors to the Southeast Asian country think about what they'll be sipping on the streets of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. That's a mistake: the country's drinks are as delicious and diverse as its cuisine.

The healthiest Vietnamese dishes you should not miss

Eating healthy in Vietnam is no hard feat, as Viet cuisine includes some of the healthiest dishes in the world. The food is almost always prepared with fresh ingredients and most meals come with a huge side plate of veggies and herbs. Here are the top ten dishes in Vietnam that are not only healthy but also extremely yummy.

Have you ever tried Vietnamese banh xeo?

The world of Vietnamese culinary delights offers so much more than the traditional delicacies, which are favored by the majority but not necessarily the end-all. Banh Xeo (Vietnamese pancake) is one of those hidden gems. Although not as regularly eaten as “Pho”, this dish is absolutely delicious and quite popular in all of Vietnam.

7 traditional dishes for Tet that are not Banh Chung

Tet, Lunar New Year in Vietnam, is a special occasion. Everywhere you look, there are banners, lanterns and flowers of the brightest reds, pinks and yellows you’ve ever seen. But this celebration isn’t just for the eyes, it’s also for the stomach. Banh Chung is definitely the most famous traditional food on Tet holiday, but there are even more ...

How to pronounce Vietnamese dishes correctly

Being able to pronounce the names of Vietnamese dishes will make your life and waiters’ or waitresses’ lives much easier. Here is a guide on how to pronounce some of the most common Vietnamese dishes, and their meanings.

Dishes you must try when visiting Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is famous as a food lovers’ destination with many local specialties to eat. The Vietnamese food here is superb. The streets of Hoi An Ancient Town are filled with an array of dining choices, ranging from glitzy Vietnamese restaurants to riverside food stalls. Here are some must-try dishes when you are in Hoi An.