Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash

Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash

Vietnam is the country of cakes made from sticky rice. One of those is banh gio (or banh tro), a cake made from glutinous rice soaked in ash water. (Sep 15, 2019 15:12:42)


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. 

Khmer people’s mixed papaya salad

  Jul 07, 2019 15:14:32
Visitors to the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang can enjoy the local specialty, mixed papaya salad, freshly prepared by ethnic Khmer people. 

Ant’s egg rice cakes, a Tuyen Quang specialty

  Jun 23, 2019 11:32:46
'Banh nep nhan trung kien', glutinous rice cakes filled with ant eggs, are a specialty of the Tay, an ethnic group that has existed for hundreds of years in the northern province of Tuyen Quang. 

Tired of scorching summer? Feast on these foods made from sau to get refreshed

  Jun 18, 2019 12:15:32
NDO - It’s mid-June and if you’re living in Hanoi, you must be driven crazy by its unbearably hot weather over the past few days. But just chill out, sit back and enjoy these special dishes made with a fruit called sau to refresh yourself. 

Roasted grasshoppers – delicacy from the rice harvest

  Jun 15, 2019 17:59:41
Roasted grasshoppers were very popular for families living in countryside as they are healthy and tasty. 

CNN lists top five must-try dishes for foreigners to try in Hanoi

  Jun 12, 2019 11:11:20
NDO/VNA - The US Cable News Network (CNN) has recently recommended five must-try dishes for foreign visitors on the streets of Hanoi, besides bun cha and world-famous pho.