Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination

Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination

NDO – The 26th World Travel Awards for Asia and Oceania chosen Vietnam as “Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination” at a ceremony held on October 12 on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province. (Oct 14, 2019 14:31:52)


'Cay' cake - A specialty of Thai Binh province

  Sep 08, 2019 10:48:27
Each locality in Vietnam has its own specialty that it is proud of. Visitors to Nguyen or Nguyen Xa village, in Dong Hung district, Thai Binh province are always invited to eat ‘cay’ cake, which is made of glutinous rice well blended with fat and ginger. 

Thit Lon Thui Luoc (“boiled smoked pork”)

  Sep 01, 2019 13:00:59
The dish is certain to bring tourists an impressive and unforgettable feeling through its rustic and moreish taste. 

‘Che con ong’ - A heart-warming Vietnamese specialty

  Aug 31, 2019 16:47:43
Vietnamese cuisine includes many types of che (pudding), including 'che con ong', which is called “honeycomb-shaped pudding” because the dish’s grains of rice resemble a hive of bees. 

Cao Bang steamed rolled pancakes - A delight to one’s sense of smell and taste

  Aug 25, 2019 12:13:27
Among the well-known offerings of Vietnam’s street food, ‘banh cuon’ (steamed rolled pancakes) is consistently ranked a top choice. 

“Pau Plau” Day Cake

  Aug 11, 2019 16:20:30
Day Cake is a popular type of cake that can be found all over Vietnam, but the Day Cake known as “Pau Plau” in Lao Cai is quite a unique dish. It is made solely of rice, but its deliciousness has been tested and acknowledged by many travelers who have been to Lao Cai. 

Pickled mustard greens – a popular side dish of Vietnamese people

  Aug 04, 2019 15:16:41
“Dua muoi” (pickled mustard greens) is a popular side dish for Vietnamese people all over the country. 

Vietnam introduces its culinary culture in Osaka

  Aug 03, 2019 17:02:01
NDO – The Vietnam Food Day opened at the headquarters of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Osaka, Japan on August 3, introducing the Vietnamese culinary culture to locals. 

Xeo cake in Quang Binh

  Jul 27, 2019 17:06:34
In a nutshell, xeo cake of Vietnam is somehow familiar to Crêpes of France. The visitors can find Xeo Cake in many places thorough the country, but to taste one of the most unique recipes, you must visit Quang Binh. Xeo cake there is made of red rice; it is best accompanied by banana fish, Vietnamese salad, fresh herbs and fish sauce. 

Lotus Seed Sweet soup – the Essence of Hanoi Cuisine

  Jul 21, 2019 11:02:28
Summer is the time for colourful flowers to bloom in Hanoi, and the lotus – Vietnam’s national flower – is one of the most beautiful. 

Nghe An’s 50 eel dishes establish Vietnam record

  Jul 19, 2019 11:45:58
NDO – A programme on processing and performing 50 dishes from eel, which is the highlight of the International Tourism Gastronomy Culture Festival - Nghe An 2019, was recognised in the Vietnam Book of Records, on July 18. 

Festival promotes quintessential culinary culture

  Jul 18, 2019 13:17:25
NDO - The International Tourism Gastronomy Culture Festival - Nghe An 2019 opened in the central province’s Vinh city on July 17. 

Vietnamese firms attend Asia’s food fair in Singapore

  Jul 18, 2019 11:33:41
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese firms are taking part in the 2019 Specialty and Fine Food Asia (SFFA 2019), which opened in Singapore on July 17. 

Porridge noodles – a famous dish in Nghe An province

  Jul 13, 2019 17:26:26
'Chao canh' (porridge noodles), a famous Nghe An specialty, is not a combination of noodles and porridge as its name suggests. 

Hanoi in world’s 20 top foodie walking tours

  Jul 12, 2019 17:22:10
NDO/VNA – Foodies to the capital city of Hanoi could not miss banh da ca (soup made with tea-coloured noodles which comes from northern Hai Phong city) and banh cuon (steamed rolled pancakes), The Guardian suggested.