Vietnamese cuisine

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When it comes to Vietnamese cuisine, one of the first images that appear in most people’s mind is banh mi.

Four Vietnamese facilities named Asia’s 50 best restaurants

Four Vietnamese eateries have been included in the Inaugural “Essence of Asia” Collection, an unranked collection by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.

Vietnamese exquisite herbs and spices

There are hard and fast rules about what spices and herbs can be used in what Vietnamese dishes and there’s no room for deviation.

Unique version of spring rolls

A noodle soup with special name and special ingredients from the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang

Vietnamese food: Bamboo shoots and squid soup

Bat Trang Village is not only famous for its ceramic products but also its unique cuisine. 

Vietnamese food: Fried spring rolls

Spring rolls are often served on big occasions such as major ceremonies and Lunar New Year, giving a rich taste of the traditional Vietnamese cuisine.

Ha Long hand-made squid paste: A delicacy of Quang Ninh province

'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

Vietnamese food: Hue beef noodle soup

The noodle soup can taste a little different in Hanoi compared to the authentic Huế dish, but some say they prefer the lighter broth and heartier portion of toppings.

A signature hotpot in the Mekong Delta

Linh (cirrhinus jullieni) fish and dien dien (Egyptian riverhemp or Sesbania sesban) flowers are omnipresent in the Mekong Delta during the flooding season.

Banh cuon Cao Bang, a must-try dish in Hanoi

The mountainous dish can be eaten with minced pork paste, fried meat roll, steamed egg and spicy salted bamboo shoot.

The smorgasbord of sauces in Vietnamese cuisine

Making sauces to accompany food is a challenge for any chef and the world of sauces can be a jungle that novice cooks falter in. 

Pho rolls: a Hanoian specialty

Pho rolls is a well-known dish of Hanoi. Easy to make, this dish has its unique taste from the stir-fried beef inside and the dipping sauce.

Vietnamese food: Grilled pig's leg with noodles

Shrimp paste maybe smelly to many, but when it is mixed with galangal and pig’s legs, it can create a rich flavoured dish. 

Vietnamese food: Mud creeper with coconut milk

Ốc len xào dừa (mud creeper with coconut milk) is a popular dish in HCM City.

A dish typical of Hanoi’s delicate culinary style

Bun Thang, or Hanoi-style rice vermicelli soup, is a peculiar dish showing a delicate culinary style of Hanoians. This is a perfect combination of colors and flavors. 

Vietnamese noodle soup - version of Can Tho

Rice noodle soup with pork is a specialty in the Mekong Delta but well known across the country. The dish has many versions. One of the most tasty is Can Tho-style noodle soup.

Vietnamese food: Fried insects

It may look like a bushtucker trial on I'm A Celebrity, but don't knock creepy crawly food until you've tried it. In Vietnam they are popular snacks to nibble while enjoying a beer. Are you a fan? Or too scared to try?

Hanoi specialty praised in foreign media

A street stall “ragworm-pie” in Hanoi’s hectic Old Quarter earned its fame among local and foreign visitors.

Not many films about Vietnamese cuisine

Vietnamese cuisine has subtle variations by regions and the fresh ingredients yet just a few of films about Vietnamese cuisine.

Mouth-watering snacks on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street available at low prices

Here is a list of some of the delicious street food that can be purchased for less than VND100,000, equivalent to US$4.3, per person on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in Ho Chi Minh City.