NDO/VNA - The ginger ‘jam’ made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. The specialty is consumed in large amounts during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
NDO – Starting from its first video posted more than one year ago on the traditional food offerings of the Vietnamese people during the Tet (lunar New Year) festival, the YouTube channel Bep Nha Chau (My Family’s Kitchen) by chef Nguyen Phuong Hai has uploaded nearly 130 vlogs introducing viewers to the essence of Vietnamese dishes across the country, making it a favourite place for lovers of Vietnamese cuisine.
NDO – Nhan Dan (People) reporter Duong Van Muu relives his childhood memory of making long ‘chung’ (glutinous rice) cakes wrapped in ‘chit’ leaves, a variant of the square ‘chung’ cake which is more popular in the northern region. The cake is a traditional cake enjoyed by his villagers on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet).
A stall in Saigon serving “bun suong”, a type of shrimp noodle soup originating in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, attracts scores of discerning patrons.
NDO – Many typical Vietnamese dishes were introduced at a multinational culinary festival organised by the School of Languages, the National University of Laos, in Vientiane on December 23.
NDO – Vietnam Culinary Culture Days, themed “Vietnam’s taste”, officially opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10, aiming to introduce Vietnam’s traditional food and cultural features to international friends.
Different from ‘banh chung’ (square glutinous rice cake) of the ethnic majority Kinh, the Red Dao ethnic group in Hà Giang has their own cake known as ‘banh chung gu’ (hunchback glutinous rice cake).
NDO – A programme opened at the Gia Lai provincial museum on November 19 to highlight the distinct flavours of the Central Highlands.
Rich baked quail eggs combined with the flavors of sausages, dried shrimp and shredded pork are trending in Saigon.
NDO – 'Cha muc' (squid paste) is a delicious dish which has won the favour of both local residents in Ha Long City and tourists. It tops the list of must-try dishes for visitors to the northern province of Quang Ninh