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Bowls of ‘chao trai’ delight Hanoi Bowls of ‘chao trai’ delight Hanoi
May 07 2018

Nearly every Hanoian knows about the chao trai, or mother-of-pearl rice porridge, shop on the capital’s Tran Xuan Soan Street. The porridge has been delighting locals with its rich and aromatic...

Hoi An, Vietnam’s new food capital Hoi An, Vietnam’s new food capital
May 03 2018

Hoi An has recently been recognized as Vietnam’s new food capital by the World Association of Chef Societies. The ancient town, already best known for peaceful streets and mossy houses, is now a...

A Cambodian food corner in Saigon A Cambodian food corner in Saigon
Apr 27 2018

The Cambodian Market runs along Ho Thi Ky Street in Ward 1, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, offering peculiar Cambodian foods from the early morning till midnight.

‘Bun dau mam tom’: just another stinky delicacy in Vietnam ‘Bun dau mam tom’: just another stinky delicacy in Vietnam
Apr 20 2018

Originally an obscure northern food, the smelly delight is enjoying a successful southward expansion

Banh troi ready for Banh troi ready for "Han Thuc" Festival
Apr 19 2018

Vietnamese people prepare "banh troi" and "banh chay" (white sticky rice balls) to offer the Buddha and ancestors on the "Han Thuc" (Cold Food) Festival which falls on the third of the lunar March.

Hand-ground cha muc, a speciality of Ha Long Hand-ground cha muc, a speciality of Ha Long
Apr 18 2018

VietNamNet Bridge – Visitors of Ha Long City can enjoy fresh seafood to appease their hungry stomachs, but they can also enjoy the local speciality of cha muc — fried ground squid cakes. The dish...

Mon Asian Food Festival to be held in April Mon Asian Food Festival to be held in April
Apr 13 2018

The Mon Asian Food Festival (MAFF) will take place for the first time in Hanoi, from April 20 to 24, and Ha Long City, from April 27 to 29, as part of the activities to celebrate the national...

Festival features Japanese and Vietnamese cuisine Festival features Japanese and Vietnamese cuisine
Mar 21 2018

A programme to introduce Japanese and Vietnamese cuisine is scheduled to be held as part of the Japan Cultural Exchange Festival at the Children’s Palace in Hanoi from March 23-25.

'Banh Da Ke' – Simple flavourful snack of Hanoians 'Banh Da Ke' – Simple flavourful snack of Hanoians
Mar 21 2018

Banh da ke (millet rice cracker) is a flavourful snack enjoyed by Hanoians which is a harmonious taste of the crispness of the rice cracker, the aroma of millet, and the sweetness of sugar and mung...

Fruit and veggetable exports set record of US$ 3.45 billion Fruit and veggetable exports set record of US$ 3.45 billion
Jan 02 2018

Vietnam earned a record of an estimated US$3.45 billion from fruit and vegetable exports in 2017, rising by 40.5 from last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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