Eat & Drink

A Vietnamese Food Adventure – These Dishes Are Not for the Faint-Hearted

Vietnam’s strategic geographical location endows the country with a long coastline, dense forests, plains and mountains that support a wide array of agricultural crops and animal habitats. These blessings from Mother Nature, together...

Vietnam’s Unique Contribution to the Global Pantry

Two main cultural forces influenced the development of Vietnamese cuisine over history. Centuries of Chinese occupation brought in noodles, roast meats and steamed buns, among others. Decades of French colonialization led to...

How To Enjoy Vietnamese Meals With Grace And Confidence

Learning table manners is the first lesson for many Vietnamese children. The country’s standard for consuming food with grace is one of the basic principles for human development. As...

Follow These Steps For The Best Phở Experience

Every bowl of phở offers a multisensory experience. Aromatic spices perfume the savoury complex broth, while tender meat and soft noodle contrast with crunchy fresh herbs and vegetables. If you’re a newbie...

Not Pho Me Please – Vietnam’s 1001 Noodle Soups

Everybody knows phở is the touchstone of Vietnamese cuisine for the uninitiated. But the country offers a myriad of other noodle soups, as diverse and complex as the plot of One Thousand and...

Are You Ready To Try A Fertilized Duck Egg?

Trứng vịt lộn are duck eggs that have been fertilized and incubated for 16 to 19 days. As a result, when you break one open, you’ll be likely...

The Regional Characteristics Of Vietnamese Cuisine That Fascinate International Diners

The North – Mild and lingering The mild, pleasant, and slightly vinegary taste has become a hallmark of the Northern cuisine. Notable dishes that represent the quintessence of said...

Forget About Phở, Here Is a Vietnamese Dish That You Must Try Now!

The Origins Of Cơm Tấm (Vietnamese Broken Rice) Cơm tấm is made from gạo tấm (broken rice), with toppings such as grilled pork chop and steamed egg meatloaf served...

Culinary Frank: “There Are No Boundaries Between Cuisines”

You’re in bed at 10 PM, watching a knife mincing garlic and slicing pork while listening to the echo of the metallic blade hitting the wooden board. A moment later, the meat glistens...

Pho’s Countless Variants and Its Contribution to Vietnamese Cuisine

When thinking of Vietnamese cuisine, people are often reminded of steaming hot pho bowls with rich flavours. Coming to Vietnam, pho is also the first dish that tourists usually want to try....

Two Acoustic Music Hotspots to Peacefully Enjoy in Saigon.

Join Culture in retracing the two locations for tourists to immerse themselves in the acoustic tunes in Saigon. In recent years, where digital music has taken over, people have...

Top 6 Types of Vietnamese Sticky Rice for Foodies on the Trip to Vietnam

The Origins of Xôi Xôi (sticky rice) is an umbrella term that encompasses all Vietnamese dishes with glutinous rice (or sticky rice) as the base. According to Professor Nguyễn...

Refreshing Summer Specialties that capture the Vietnamese Street Food Culture

Vietnam is not only known for its tourist attractions, but also for its street food culture by foreign visitors. A food cart or a humble peddler is enough to bewitch you with...

Exploring Vietnamese Cuisine Via Roll Recipes

No one knows when Vietnamese people started to consider roll dishes as an indispensable part of their diverse and attractive cuisine or in what context they were created. However, it is undeniable...

Street coffee – A fine drinking culture of Vietnam

Each country has its own morning ritual. However, sipping a cup of coffee is generally a worldwide practice at the beginning of the day. In that way, coffee has become a global...

The Quintessence Of Quang’s Cuisine

Quang Nam is a popular tourist destination of Vietnam with many famous and notable landmarks such as Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary, Cham Islands, or the Tam Thanh Mural Village. In addition...

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