Banh bo: A famous sweet cake of An Giang Province

Banh bo: A famous sweet cake of An Giang Province

‘Banh bo thot not’ (steamed rice cake with palm sugar) is a famous sweet cake from An Giang Province where large areas of palm trees grow. (17 hours ago)


Salt field shrub – a Nghe An specialty

  Nov 24, 2019 15:02:03
About 250km from Hanoi, Quynh Bang Commune in the central province of Nghe An is home to a tasty surprise ahead. 

International Food Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Nov 15, 2019 05:00:01
NDO – The 14th Ho Chi Minh City International Food Festival opened at Thanh Nien (Youth) Cultural House in the city on November 14, under the theme ‘Vietnam – Kitchen of the World’.  

First Palestinian culture-cuisine day held in Hanoi

  Nov 13, 2019 04:50:04
NDO/VNA – A Palestinian cultural – cuisine day was held for the first time in Hanoi on November 12, on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (November 29). 

'Cha com' brings taste of Hanoi’s autumn

  Nov 02, 2019 18:26:06
Unlike other kinds of cha, such as cha ruoi (nereididae sandworm omelette), cha ca (charcoal grilled fish) and cha muc (fried patties with squid eggs), which are mainly composed of aquacultural ingredients, cha com is mainly made of com (young sticky rice flakes) and has the subtle scent of new rice. Other ingredients for the dish include lean pork and pork paste.  

Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper

  Oct 30, 2019 09:49:18
NDO/VNA – “Hard to resist” is what Theign Yie Phan, a head chef of a restaurant, describes Vietnamese “banh mi” (sandwich), which opens an article entitled “Story of the banh mi: Vietnam’s super sandwich that took on the world” run in the South China Morning Post. 

Dried milk cicadas: A must try dish for visitors to Son La

  Oct 27, 2019 14:25:49
Originating in the ethnic region of Thai, milk cicada fried with sour fresh bamboo and roasted cricket may not be to everyone’s taste. But for the locals here, it is a meal that makes them proud. 

Developing Vietnamese culinary tourism

  Oct 23, 2019 18:06:40
NDO – Recently, at the 26th World Travel Awards 2019 for Asia and Oceania, Vietnam was honoured for the first time in the category of Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination. The event is evidence confirming that the attractions of Vietnam's tourism is increasingly spreading on the world tourism map, meanwhile it is also an opportunity to promote Vietnam's image to the international tourism community. It is also considered as a rich treasure for "smokeless industry" to exploit and create unique tourism products with Vietnamese identity. 

Vietnam among top five in the world for street food

  Oct 21, 2019 21:01:21
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam has been ranked fourth among 50 best cities for street food, according to a new survey by CEOWorld. 

Grilled rice paper with various toppings: A savoury snack of Da Lat

  Oct 21, 2019 17:59:40
NDO – Dubbed as “Vietnamese pizza”, ‘banh trang nuong’ (grilled rice paper with various toppings) is a savoury and must-try snack for visitors to Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong. 

Steam glutinous rice with ant egg: A speciality of Tay ethnic people

  Oct 20, 2019 10:54:26
‘Xoi trung kien’ (steam glutinous rice with ant egg) is one of specialities and traditional dishes of Tay people in the northern mountains of Vietnam. The crispy sounds of ant eggs seem to melt in the mouth and bring eaters the unforgettable taste of sticky rice and dried onions blended with ant eggs. 

Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination

  Oct 14, 2019 14:31:52
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. 

Vietnamese chef promotes homeland’s cuisine to Chinese people

  Oct 08, 2019 13:20:19
NDO – Le Ngoc Quyen, Chef of the famous Susu Restaurant in Beijing, has produced fresh pho (noodles) by himself and nurtures aspirations to promote the values of Vietnamese culinary culture to Chinese and international friends. 

Fish cake noodles - a Phan Rang speciality

  Oct 06, 2019 16:46:27
Besides its pristine beaches and white sheep herds, Phan Rang in Ninh Thuan Province is also famous for its cuisine, especially fish cake noodles. 

Michelin star chefs gather in Hanoi for Culinary Stars week

  Oct 06, 2019 12:31:23
NDO – Eighteen leading culinary stars from around the world, including eight decorated Michelin star chefs, are taking part in the second edition of the Metropole Culinary Stars week hosted by Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi from October 6 to 13.