‘Banh chung gu’: A specialty of Red Dao ethnic group in Ha Giang

‘Banh chung gu’: A specialty of Red Dao ethnic group in Ha Giang

Different from ‘banh chung’ (square glutinous rice cake) of the ethnic majority Kinh, the Red Dao ethnic group in Hà Giang has their own cake known as ‘banh chung gu’ (hunchback glutinous rice cake). (Nov 22, 2020 09:35:46)


‘Com am phu’: A heavenly dish from Hue

  Oct 11, 2020 10:59:27
The ancient city of Hue often sees people enquiring about its cuisine, which not only boasts many exotic delicacies, but also some weird names. And names do not come any weirder than ‘com am phu' (hell rice). 

'Bac' cake reflects Giang Xa villagers’ soul and culture

  Oct 03, 2020 09:42:21
Giang Xa Village in Hanoi’s Hoai Duc District is famous for its delightful ‘bac’ cake (fried cake made from sticky rice, ‘gac’ fruit and green bean), a delicacy which has existed for more than a hundred years. 

Ca Nuong Do (steamed broiled fish) in Hoa Binh province

  Sep 27, 2020 15:36:35
The locals in Hoa Binh province seem quite passionate about steamed dishes and “ca nuong do” is one of which. 

Coconut milk custard cake

  Sep 19, 2020 16:25:38
Tourists can savour Ben Tre’s sweets for dessert at the Ba Beo stall on Hung Vuong Street, where the signature dish is the coconut milk custard cake. 

Small-anchovy sauce

  Sep 12, 2020 17:55:44
Small-anchovy sauce (mam ca ro) is made from a small variety of anchovy that has softer bones and greater savouriness. 

Vietnam’s cuisine sets five world records

  Sep 04, 2020 15:54:21
NDO – Vietnam’s cuisine has set world records as recognised by the World Records Union (Worldkings). 

Redtail fusilier in Kien Giang province

  Aug 30, 2020 16:01:05
Grilled “ca do”, or redtail fusilier, with pickled papaya is a popular afternoon snack in Ha Tien town, Kien Giang province. 

Vietnamese dishes add appealing flavour to Army Games 2020

  Aug 27, 2020 12:39:52
NDO – ‘Cha gio’ (Vietnamese sausage), rice crackers and roasted pig, which are popular dishes of the Vietnamese people, have added an appealing flavour to the ongoing Army Games 2020. 

Charcoal-like bread attracts customers in Quang Ninh

  Aug 23, 2020 12:22:29
A restaurant in Quang Ninh Province has attracted lots of customers with their charcoal black bread. 

Rice with salt: A delicacy of Hue imperial city

  Aug 16, 2020 10:21:12
NDO/VNA - People in the imperial capital of Hue are very good at cooking so they have many recipes to create unique and delicious dishes using salt with cereals, vegetables, meat and fish. One of these delicacies is rice served with salt. 

‘Bo nhung dam’: A must-try dish in Hanoi

  Aug 08, 2020 12:21:25
NDO/VNS - Hanoi is home to hundreds of delicious dishes and prominent among them is ‘Bo nhung dam’ (beef dipping in vinegar hotpot). 

Vietnamese baguette with cow offal in Ha Tien town

  Aug 01, 2020 15:31:44
‘Banh mi pha lau’ (baguette filled with cow offal) is an exotic street food thanks to the unique filling. 

Minced pork grilled in ‘dong’ leaves

  Jul 25, 2020 15:14:55
The meat is marinated with several spices including the ‘mac khen’ pepper, wrapped in layers of ‘dong’ leaves and grilled on a charcoal stove or placed inside wooden embers of a stove. 

Grilled chicken in bamboo tube

  Jul 19, 2020 16:31:01
Grilled chicken in bamboo tube is a famous dish of the Thai ethnic minority people in several northwestern provinces.