Nuts for bananas: a snack of youth

Nuts for bananas: a snack of youth

To many Mekong Delta locals, grilled banana dipped in coconut milk represents a vessel of delightful childhood memories. (Apr 18, 2020 16:03:44)


Vietnamese ‘banh mi’ and its tasty variations

  Mar 25, 2020 18:02:11
NDO – No matter if it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, Vietnamese ‘banh mi’ can satisfy one’s taste and smell in a tidy little package. Offering various options for savoury fillings, the Vietnamese sandwich has won much favour and the hearts of gourmets internationally. 

Google Doodle honours Vietnamese iconic ‘banh mi’

  Mar 24, 2020 11:17:18
NDO – Search engine giant Google on March 24 released its latest doodle featuring the savoury and satisfying Vietnamese street-food sandwich known as banh mi to mark nine years since banh mi was admitted into the Oxford English Dictionary. 

Bean porridge with tofu, pickled eggplants: A simple common dish in Hanoi

  Mar 22, 2020 15:09:53
Bean porridge is a simple common dish in Hanoi, especially for the generation born between the 1980s and 1990s. 

Dragon fruit bread: An instant hit in Vietnam’s bakery market

  Mar 14, 2020 09:57:28
Bright pink breads made from dragon fruit have recently become hugely popular in Vietnam, winning much favour from customers. Creative bakers have figured out how to take advantage of the diversity of fruits in the country, partly thanks to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Culinary space in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

  Mar 09, 2020 17:24:26
NDO - Located on the second floor of house No.25 on Ma May Street, Hoan Kiem District, Anh Tuyet Restaurant is an elegant and warm space founded by a culinary artisan. 

Banh mi xiu mai

  Mar 07, 2020 20:46:45
Ideally eaten for breakfast or brunch, "banh mi xiu mai", pork meatballs in hot gravy sauce with crispy bread, is a distinctive dish in Da Lat, a resort town in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.  

‘Pho’ cooked with medicinal plant materials: A strange combination but it really works

  Mar 06, 2020 17:40:55
NDO – ‘Pho’ and medicinal plant materials are two ingredients which are often thought to not be harmonious when mixed together. However, it may come as a surprise that when mixed, they create a delicious dish of savoury broth and aromatic medicinal herbs. 

‘Cha tom’ (grilled shrimp rolls): A delicious dish of Thanh Hoa Province

  Feb 29, 2020 11:52:01
NDO/VNA - Anyone who eats Cha tom nuong (grilled shrimp rolls), a delicious dish of Thanh Hoa Province, will never forget its distinctive flavour. 

Smoked pork

  Feb 16, 2020 16:11:01
One cannot say they have explored northwestern Vietnam fully if they have not tried the "pork hung up in kitchen", otherwise known as smoked pork. 

Smaller, tastier, healthier: the Van Dinh duck

  Feb 09, 2020 14:32:26
The name of Van Dinh village in Hanoi's Ung Hoa district will ring a bell in the minds of traditional food aficionados all over the country. For hundreds of years, the 'Vit co Van Dinh' (small-sized duck of Van Dinh) has been well known for its special taste and featured on the menu of many restaurants. 

‘Chao hau’, an unforgettable dish from Quang Binh

  Feb 03, 2020 10:01:51
NDO/VNA – Quang Binh is known far and wide for its virgin beaches and natural landscapes, and also a specialty known as Chao hau (oyster congee). 

Chancing upon taste of the homeland while abroad

  Jan 27, 2020 10:56:08
NDO – As a Vietnamese, one will be intensely proud that Vietnamese cuisine has been further established and widely spread around the world. It does not just imply the popularity of Vietnamese food but also of Vietnamese culture among international friends. Phong Diep, a journalist of Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper, recalled her memories of chancing upon the taste of Vietnamese during her trips abroad. 

Phu The cake: An eternal symbol of love of husbands and wives

  Jan 26, 2020 11:58:45
NDO/VNA – Have you ever been to a traditional Vietnamese wedding and happened to see a couple of small cakes wrapped in an attractive layer of green leaves? Well, everything has its own story and with the wedding season vibe in the air, today’s story is about Phu The cake – one of the symbolic specialties of Vietnamese wedding culture. 

‘Goi la’: An interesting twist on the ‘spring roll’ in Kon Tum Province

  Jan 22, 2020 12:11:16
NDO - Every day, in the afternoon and late evening, Tran Cao Van Street in downtown Kon Tum Province becomes crowded with foodies who come to taste ‘goi la’, a savoury dish which features fresh green leaves, pork, shrimp and sauce.