Bun Tom (shrimp vermicelli noodle)

    No one can tell for how long such a simple food has been an essential part of Hai Phong gastronomy. It is something worth trying, like the rest of Vietnamese cuisine, for its unique taste as well as the method of cooking.

    French cuisine under spotlight in Vietnam

    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.

    Black sesame sweet soup, a popular dessert in Hoi An

    Black sesame sweet soup, a sweet, commonly served after meals as a mid afternoon snack, is a smooth and luscious soup with a rich toasted sesame taste that’s particularly popular in Hoi An ancient city.

    Ant’s egg rice cakes, a Tuyen Quang specialty

    'Banh nep nhan trung kien', glutinous rice cakes filled with ant eggs, are a specialty of the Tay, an ethnic group that has existed for hundreds of years in the northern province of Tuyen Quang.

    ‘Banh giay’ of Nung ethnic people in Lao Cai

    In the chill of the northern mountainous regions, visitors travelling to markets of ethnic minority communities in Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province may be attracted to hot round cakes decorated in green, black and white.

    Mong Chicken

    Mong Chicken is considered as the speciality of the Mong ethnic groups in Tay Ninh.

    Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination

    NDO – The 26th World Travel Awards for Asia and Oceania chosen Vietnam as “Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination” at a ceremony held on October 12 on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province.

    Trang Tien ice cream, a Hanoian specialty

    NDO/VNA - Arriving in Hanoi in the hot summer, a lot of Hanoians will recommend you go straight to Trang Tien street to get an ice cream. The popular ice cream has become a specialty the city after more than 60 years of sales.

    Broken rice: The evolution of a classic Vietnamese dish

    Beginning as a popular comfort food option among the working class in the south, the dish has gradually found its way into Vietnam's culinary hall of fame.

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