Cha ca La Vong (grilled minced fish)
Hanoi now has several stores selling Cha ca La Vong, but none of them can be equal to the Cha Ca Road’s in terms of quality and flavor. As a popular dish, La Vong grilled fish pie is indeed a remarkable culinary invention.
Grilled shrimp paste-a whole ocean in one bit!
Grilled shrimp paste, which has been roughly translated in Vietnamese as chao tom, was originally created by the ingenious cooks for the imperial kitchen in Hue. Walking along some streets and stopping at one grilled shrimp paste vendor in Hue, Hanoi or Saigon will give you the chance for tasting that dish with unforgettable flavor!
“Cơm Việt” – a different taste!
If you have ever tried “Cơm Việt” (Vietnamese plain boiled rice), you will find the difference from the boiled rice in other countries!
Strange foods - why don’t you try?
Western culture considers that eating a dog is not good, but there will be no problem with other sorts of animals, as long as they are not called pets. However, for the vast majority of people on Earth, cultural values are very different. Some strange foods are considered a delicacy in some Asian cultures including China, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. Indeed, these food are very tasty and protein rich. May be you should try them some day if you are not vegetarian.
Bun (rice vermicelli), the origin for many Vietnamese delicious dishes
Bun (Rice vermicelli) is made of rice flour which is turned into small, circular and white threads wrapped up into small coils called Con Bun. Vietnamese rice vermicelli is a preferable as well as a popular dish!
Corn noodles in Vietnam?
Corn noodles? Never heard of them - what are they, where can you get them and how do they taste? The corn noodles are really great!
Hu Tieu My Tho ( My tho Noolde Soup )
Hu Tieu (My Tho noodle soup) is a traditional dish, so specific to Southern Vietnam. As a Chinese long-aged dish, this food was reciped to taste My Tho delta people to become well-known nationwide.
Nem chua - Vietnamese fermented pork roll
Usually served as a snack with raw garlic, Nem chua is eaten all year round as an appetizer or a side. It is eaten especially for the Lunar New Year by many Vietnamese families.
“Banh gio” – Pyramidal rice dumpling
Not everyone can eat "banh gio". Yet, it is very easy to get addicted to it. That is true!
“Banh khuc”, so delicious!
Banh khuc is a traditional cake of Vietnam and so delicious!