Pia in Son La

Pia in Son La

NDO- Visiting Son La without eating Pia is seen as a failure. Some people say that after just the first try, this dish will never leave your memory. But what exactly is the great secret behind this speciality of Son La? (Apr 28, 2019 16:17:50)


Fried sweet potato cake: A delightful popular Vietnamese dessert to indulge in

  Mar 31, 2019 14:03:24
Fried cakes made from sweet potatoes and wheat flour are a delightful popular dessert in Vietnam. They would be an unforgettable memory for somebody discovering Vietnamese street food. 

Xoi Xeo - a popular sticky rice in Hanoi

  Mar 23, 2019 18:30:31
There is nowhere in Vietnam that so many types of sticky rice- or “xoi” present like they do in Hanoi. But standing out among the various kinds, “xoi xeo” is not only creative art with a sophisticated combination of ingredients and color but the sophistication even leaks out to its odd name. 

Poached Gobies and Galingale

  Mar 17, 2019 15:57:06
A trip to Dak Lak not only gives you a chance to enjoy the majestic scenery of forests and mountains or the interesting traditional festivals but it also provides you a chance to try the most distinctive cuisines which represent the land of Central Highlands region, one of which is the Poached Gobies and Galingale dish. 

French cuisine under spotlight in Vietnam

  Mar 15, 2019 13:08:22
NDO - The French gastronomy event, Goût de France 2019, is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on March 21, featuring 2,500 French-style dinners, according to the French Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.  

‘Bun dau mam tom’: just another stinky delicacy in Vietnam

  Mar 10, 2019 10:01:59
Bun dau mam tom, a dish including a stinky sauce and tofu, is a definite must for daredevils undisturbed by the idea of pungent shrimp paste. 

Vietnam’s traditional food introduced in Australia

  Mar 05, 2019 17:20:43
NDO/VNA - Pho (noodle soup), one of the traditional dishes of Vietnam, was introduced to Australian friends during a Vietnam culture festival in Canberra on March 4. 

More than 'pho': 5 dishes every Hanoi visitor needs to try

  Feb 26, 2019 18:34:26
With US President Donald Trump visiting Hanoi to meet with Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un this week, the world's gaze is now on the capital of Vietnam. Here are five dishes every Hanoi visitor -- not just global leaders -- should try. 

Thit kho (Vietnamese simmered meat)

  Feb 24, 2019 15:19:28
We know that meat contains a number of important nutrients that are needed by our bodies for carrying out vital metabolic functions and provide us with energy and keep us healthy. Therefore, meat is one of the most popular foods in our diets. 

‘Pomegranate’ cake adds colour and sweetness to Tet in HCMC

  Feb 17, 2019 10:28:05
Among many traditional cakes favoured by Ho Chi Minh City dwellers during the Tet (New Year) festival are pomegranate cakes, which are believed to bring good luck for the whole family, especially love. 

Unique flavour of vegetarian chung cakes on Tet

  Feb 08, 2019 17:59:20
NDO – During the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, instead of enjoying the traditional chung cakes with traditional flavours from glutinous rice, mung beans and pork, you can also enjoy extraordinary vegetarian chung cakes.  

The taste of motherland

  Feb 08, 2019 10:12:37
NDO – Food is the fastest way to bring the image of Vietnam to the world, like the way Miss Vietnam 2017 H’HenNie made deep impressions on attendants at the Miss Universe 2018 thanks to her baguette-themed national costume design. 

Goat hotpot

  Jan 27, 2019 16:38:55
“Lau De” (goat hotpot) is quite famous in Vietnam for its nutritional value and appetising flavour. The goat is burnt on a fire until well-done and pungent. And then the meat and bones are separated and aromatised with a lot of flavouring spices before cooking it with medicinal herbs for half a day. 

Chicken feet: Perfect munchies with beer

  Jan 19, 2019 11:36:57
Chicken feet bring the endless joy of gnawing. 'Chan ga chien mam' (chicken feet fried with fish sauce), a dish popular in the central region, now dominates food stalls in Hanoi.  

Enjoying attractive dishes at the Asian Cuisine Festival

  Jan 14, 2019 12:01:23
NDO – Hundreds of famous dishes such as udon noodles, tteokbokki, takoyaki, fish cakes, pancakes and dimsum from Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, or typical Vietnamese dishes such as snail rice noodles, Nem tai (fresh pig’s ear spring rolls), Nom bo kho (dried beef salad), and pig tripe were introduced to Hanoi customers at the Asian Cuisine Festival 2019.