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Buddha & Agricultural God

BỤT AND PHẬT (Two different words in Vietnamese but both refer to Buddha) During my childhood, I too often heard or chanted the following verses: As gentle as Bụt Living next to a pagoda, one would call Bụt...
Xôi Nếp Than - Black Sticky Rice

Black Sticky Rice with Mango and Coconut Sauce

If you had once been a student growing up in Saigon, then you would clearly remember the familiar scene of street vendors selling delicious sticky rice on many small streets, main streets, all over...
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Grilled Vietnamese Meatballs

Grilled meatballs with vermicelli noodles is a delicious dish, best enjoyed with family, and you don't even have to spend a lot of your leisure days to prepare it. Roll it with fresh herbs...
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Culture and Civilization

I teach Vietnamese classes on weekends. In the past, I asked you a few questions about Vietnamese history and Tang poetry. Do you still remember? Thank you so much for your answers. Can you...
The Origin Of The Name Ha Noi

The Origin Of The Name Ha Noi

Dear Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Ngan, In the music video Hue – Sai Gon – Hanoi, you said that king Minh Mang changed the name of the capital from Thang Long to Ha Noi. But you...
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The Lives of Doctoral Scholars

Dear Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Ngan, I want to give you my poetry chapbook. How can I meet you? The characters called "Ông Trạng" (Doctoral Scholars) such as Trạng Quỳnh, Trạng Trình, Trạng Lợn and so...